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BONG JOON-HO SERIES
If you enjoyed PARASITE, winner of the 2020 Best Picture, Best Foreign Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay Academy Awards, be sure to check out more or Bong Joon Ho's work at the ESQUIRE Theatre!
Join us for the Dark Comedy BARKING DOGS NEVER BITE (2000) co-written and directed by Bong Joon Ho.
Synopsis: A man who has decided dogs are not his best friend takes matters into his own hands in this dark comedy from South Korea. A college professor (Lee Sung-jae), who with his wife is awaiting the birth of their baby, is being led to the end of his tether by the constant barking of a dog somewhere in the apartment complex they call home. In a fit of rage, he snaps and kills the dog in a nearby flat -- only to discover another dog is still barking somewhere in the building. Soon, one dog after another is disappearing, and the angry teacher is having to come up with new and creative ways to hide his grisly pastime. Meanwhile, the manager of the apartment building (Bae Doo-na) keeps getting more and more complaints about pets who've gone missing, and becomes increasingly determined to find the culprit.
Join us for the Horror film THE HOST (2006) co-written and directed by Bong Joon Ho
Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 93%, Critics Consensus: "As populace pleasing as it is intellectually satisfying, The Host combines scares, laughs, and satire into a riveting, monster movie."
Synopsis: A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and begins attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.
Join us for the Action/Sci-Fi SNOWPIECER (2014) co-written and directed by Bong Joon Ho and starring Captain America himself, Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer.
Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 98%, Critics Consensus: "Snowpiercer offers an audaciously ambitious action spectacular for filmgoers numb to effects-driven blockbusters."
Synopsis: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off all life on the planet except for a lucky few that boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system evolves.
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