Freelance entertainment writer specialising in Film, TV and K-Pop. Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Flip Screen and Women in K-Pop columnist at The Kraze Magazine.
Singled out by Bong Joon-ho as a serious talent to watch, South Korean filmmaker Yoon Ga-eun has been paving her way by building worlds for children to fully believe in all on their own. In The World of Us and The House of Us, Georgia Davis looks at how Yoon carves out space for young voices.
Welcome to the weird world of “competitive endurance tickling”. The so-called activity or sport has been around for decades, almost as long as the internet began, and sees various athletic men strapped down and tickled by other men for entertainment. However, this slightly homoerotic pastime heralds a dark secret, one that suggests that sometimes, laughter isn't the best medicine.
TWICE: Seize the Light is a YouTube Originals Documentary series that follows K-Pop girl group TWICE during their first world tour. The series gives a behind-the-scenes look into the reality of idol life, showcasing both the best and worst of K-Pop stardom. This series also deals with the extended hiatus of Japanese member Mina, who withdrew from the group for mental health reasons during this time, and the toll this took on the members of the group.
What is unusual, however, is for a soloist to completely switch their concepts, showing a vibrant range of talents and discographic potential that is brimming with surprise. Yet for soloist YEZI, this is exactly what she’s done.
For International Women’s Day 2020, myself and Team Flip Screen have worked together to curate a list of 100 female directors – both present and past – whose work is truly outstanding. Diverse in nationality, sexuality, speciality and more, we feel that this list represents the past, present and future of female filmmaking, and will hopefully inspire you to further engage with the works of female directors, and help us strive towards a time in which women in film are rightly recognised for the incredible work they do.
So with International Women’s Day just around the corner, here are some girl power hits to boost your self confidence and remind you that being you is more than enough.
French director, Céline Sciamma, delves away from the younger protagonists centres from her previous works to bring us Portrait of a Lady of Fire, an intimate look at a whirlwind lesbian romance in 18th Century France.
It takes a lot of guts to go solo. There is no one to share the performative burden with but yourself, so you really have to rely on your all-round talents to be able to knock the audience’s socks off.
Despite having been active for less than a year, BVNDIT’s dance and vocal prowess, as well as their eccentric personalities, have already led to many fans proudly calling themselves BVNDITBULs.
Unlike “Cheer Up”’s exploration into the various genres that cinema has offered us, “What is Love?” focuses solely on the world of romance and how it is portrayed on screen.
Depicting an array of cinematic references from teen-slasher hit Scream to Audrey Hepburn’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, TWICE gives fans a fun-filled, cinematic education that leaves ONCEs no choice but to sing along.
'Cheer' allows Daytona to be more than just the observation it had been up until this point, turning it into a participation between subject and crew that makes this docu-series much more personal.
If you have been following any of the news on the current awards season, then you may just see one film pop up time and time again: Parasite. The South Korean hit has made waves across the world, being the first Korean film to win the coveted Palm D’or at Cannes Film Festival and gain nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best International Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. Though despite its worldwide acclaim, the lack of recognition for Bong Joon-ho’s exceptional cast has not gone...
Despite recent controversy over the Produce series and allegations of voting manipulation, IOI still touched the hearts of many and it is hard to believe that it’s been over three years since this temporary girl group disbanded