Tag: south korea

‘Parasite’ First Non-English Language Film to Win Best Picture Oscar

Korean director Bong Joon-ho made history last night as his film Parasite was the first film in language other than English to win Best Picture.Bong Joon-ho, here with interpreter Sharon Choi, won big at Sunday's Oscars. Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesThe film, which is a comedy-horror-thiller drama,...

Korean Royal Code

Gyeongbokgung Palace at night in Seoul, South Korea.The new crown prince of Korea, tech entrepreneur Andrew Lee, a Korean-American, owes his royal title to a plan to create a free coding school for Koreans, inspired by the story of how his ancestor, King Sejong the Great (1397–1450),...