The Evolution of a “Superpig”: Designing Okja, from Start to Finish
Both intimidatingly massive and deeply sympathetic, the creature at the heart of Bong Joon Ho’s meat-industry fable is the product of a close collaboration between the director and artist Jang Hee Chul.
10 Things I Learned: Memories of Murder
The producer of our edition of this unnerving procedural shares details about director Bong Joon Ho’s approach to visual style, his commitment to verisimilitude, and the lengths to which actor Kim Sang Kyung went in order to portray his character.
10 Things I Learned: The Color of Pomegranates
Did you know director Sergei Parajanov also created many of the costumes for this visually spectacular masterpiece? Producer Curtis Tsui digs into this and other fascinating facts about the making of the long-hard-to-see film.
10 Things I Learned: Rumble Fish
10 Things I Learned: Black Girl
A Tribute to Michael Cimino
In honor of the director, we look back at his quintessentially American narratives.
10 Things I Learned: A Brighter Summer Day
Peter Yates, 1928–2011
A Visit to James Mangold’s Office
Cop 223 Gets Lucky
Okay, quiz time. What does the music video for Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack” have to do with the Criterion Collection? Give up? Well, it was shot by none other than ace director of photography Christopher Doyle, whose work is being brought…