The Eternal Engine keeps on rolling! This past Sunday, TNT’s re-imagining of Snowpiercer made it’s hotly anticipated debut. And while on the show the passengers of the circumnavigating locomotive might seem to be constantly at war with one another, in reality, all the actors that contribute their talents to the series couldn’t be more humble and close to one another. In addition to being able to speak with Jaylin Fletcher early last week, The Nerds of Color was also fortunate enough to chat with Snowpiercer star, Susan Park, who plays the train’s chef, Jinju, to discuss her role, the show’s themes, and the magnificent chemistry with her co-stars.
On Sunday, May 17, the Snowpiercer will ride again! Snowpiercer, the new TV-adaptation of the amazing 2013 Bong Joon-Ho film, and the graphic novel the movie was based on, will be premiering this weekend. And to celebrate the premiere of the show, The Nerds of Color was able to sit down with one of its stars, Jaylin Fletcher, who plays Miles on the show, to get the skinny on the show, working with Daveed Diggs, Marvel-movie dreams, and his hopes for what audiences take away from this ambitious show:
For the third year in a row, Gold House officially kicks off AAPI Heritage Month by announcing their annual list of influential Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander leaders who have impacted the globe. Click here to check out the full 2020 list.
Bong Joon-Ho’s latest cinema classic, Parasite, has been dominating Awards season — starting last summer when it won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Now in time for its potential historic showing at the Academy Awards, Parasite is now available to own on blu-ray and DVD via Universal Pictures and NEON. And don’t forget we’re giving away copies of the blu-ray!
In the midst of a historic run through Award Season — including a win for best ensemble cast at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — Parasite finally comes to home video via Universal Pictures and NEON. And we’ve got copies of the blu-ray that we’re giving away!
This is actually not a review. This is an endorsement of the new South Korean/American science-fiction film Snowpiercer, currently in theaters.
Bong Joon-ho is a director to watch. From The Host in 2006 and Mother in 2009, I’ve been checking for his work for years. He has such a solid visual storytelling style that he elevates even the most middling of scripts. I really cannot wait to see what he does next. If you have yet to see the aforementioned films, you need to handle that as soon as you can.