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Parasite’s Oscar success: a new era or the prolonging of outdated Hollywood tradition?

The Oscars 2020 was certainly full of surprises. From Joaquin Phoenix’ impassioned speech about injustice and the environment, to Idina Menzel’s rather kooky performance of ‘Into the Unknown’ and James Corden and Rebel Wilson presenting the award for the best visual effects in fur-suits mocking the appalling CGI of the film Cats. But nothing was […]

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Parasite

Where do I even begin with this film? Parasite is entertaining yet intelligent, intense yet hilarious, and above all, totally inventive. Director Bong Joon-ho has said that the less one knows about the plot, the better. I happen to agree, and will therefore honour and echo his sentiment by simply describing this film as follows: […]