Ep. 03-32: The Host (2006)

American military personnel dumps chemicals into South Korea’s Han River. Several years later, an enormous creature emerges from the tainted waters to dine on the local residents. When the creature abducts a young girl (Ah-sung Ko), her father (Song Kang-ho) and his family are the only ones who can save her.

Episode 32 THE HOST

Welcome to the 2nd of our coverage of three-in-a-row BIG creature-features. Join us as we discuss the history of its Oscar-winning director, Bong Joon Ho (Parasite 2019), its talented cast—including Bae Doona (Sense8 2015)—and some of the most beautiful cinematography ever seen in a monster movie. Listen as Johnny Has the Keys dives deep into the Han river where a ferocious, semi-aquatic beast has emerged because of man’s folly.


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