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Movie review: PARASITE

Year : 2019 Director : Bong Joon-Ho Producers : Bong Joon-Ho, Kwak Sin-ae, Yang-Kwon Moon, Jang Yeong-hwan Screenwriter : Bong Joon-Ho, Jin Won Han Cast : Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, Woo-sik Choi, So-dam Park Genre : Thriller, Drama, Dark Comedy A small, impoverished family invades the lives of members of another well-to-do family, but soon comes to a shocking revelation that puts their own work of deception to shame Rating: 5/5 Parasite is the first Korean movie to ever win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It has also been nominated for an Academy Award, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film (2020) and won the SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (2020). One of the things I find so great about this movie is the number and sheer quality of plot twists that were part of it. So important were these plot twists, that the director, Bong Joon-Ho, intentionally excluded a great


Hello everyone, I’m back! First of all, Happy New Year! I hope 2020 has been good to you so far. May all your dreams for the new year come true. If you have been wondering why I’ve been absent, I took a two-and-a-half-year break from the blog to pursue personal projects- I moved to a new country and I bagged a master’s degree! It was a tough process, but it was worth it, and I came out stronger. Thank you to all my old readers, who have been there from the start- If you were following this blog before, you know It was started in 2016 as an avenue to share my passions- books, short stories and poems, movies and music with you. As time went on, I narrowed my focus on book and movie reviews, quite a few of which have been posted here. Maybe in the near future, I would expand my content to include short stories and poems like before, but for now, I will only be publishing reviews. To all my new readers, welcome to my blog! I hope you find some meaning and ple