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Netflix to Premiere Okja, Bong Joon-ho’s Latest Film

The highly anticipated new film from director Bong Joon-ho, Okja, hits Netflix in 2017. Featuring a cast of English speaking and Korean actors, the film stars celebrated names such as Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Steven Yeun, as well as newcomer Ahn Seo-hyun.

This is the second original Netflix film by the South Korean visionary film maker, after 2013 film Snowpiercer, which also starred Swinton It’s a action-adventure thriller that tells the story of Mija, a young girl who must risk everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named ‘Okja’. “It’s a very shy and introverted animal,” director Joon-ho has explaine, “it’s a unique animal that we’ve not seen before.”

Set in the Financial District of Manhattan, the world’s financial capital, this story about a monster is essentially a story about the worst part of capitalism, confronting the viewer with the harsh realities of genetically modified food experimentation, globalisation, eco-terrorism, and humanity’s obsession with image, brand and self-promotion.

Okja premieres on Netflix on 28th June, watch the first teaser here.

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Burberry: London Fashion Week

Leave it to Christopher Bailey, President and Chief Creative Officer of British luxury brand Burberry to have his finger on the pulse of the very latest in fashion. He’s helped transform Burberry’s fortunes since 2001, establishing it as a cutting-edge brand for the 21st century, initiating ground-breaking fashion innovations.