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Why ‘Parasite’ winning best picture is game-changing

The cast of

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 9, 2019, a fairly unassuming Sunday evening, the South Korean dramatic film "Parasite" was awarded best picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Bong Joon-ho, the prolific director of the film, had already won awards in three other categories that night. As he stood alongside...

“Parasite” and the rise of South Korean cinema

The Kim family (From left: Choi Woo-shik Choi, Song Kang-ho, Jang Hye-jin and Park So-dam) in

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

We are currently experiencing a golden age of South Korean cinema. A slew of international hits have poured out of the country over the course of the decade: "Train to Busan," "The Wailing," "The Handmaiden" and "Burning" are just a few of South Korea’s films making names for themselves on the international...

OPINION: 2018 Winter Olympics in exciting full blast

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Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the Assistant Opinion Editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may...

Weekly Update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2018

Paris inundated by flooding In Paris, the Seine River’s water level reached 19.1 feet early on Monday after weeks of rainfall that created an ongoing water rise in France’s rivers. Throughout the Paris region, nearly 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes and numerous homes ...

Go to Hell, North Korea

Sean W. Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

August 29, 2017

There are two countries that I am tired of hearing about in the news. One is Russia, whose interference in the 2016 elections we are still hearing about, nine months later. By the time we’ve finally heard the end of it, we can expect that Russia will have meddled in probably three or four more presidential...

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