Parasite ★★★★½

Bong Joon Ho's Parasite is a really return to form for the South Korean director, leaving the fantasy genre aside and going back to a much grounded direction that still embraces the fun and social commentary we've come to love from him, creating a flawless masterwork and a great, very entertaining exercise on tension.

The camera work doesn't hit the same highs as, say, Memories of Murder, but there are still awesome photography work and framing. With a few scenes reminding me to the work of his counterpart, Chan-Soon Park.

The message as a whole was very polarizing to me, mostly because of a script that sometimes asks for audience too much and very little reason to embrace them (HINT: The very ending). That being said, there are some fun lines, moments and its very smart most of the time.

I genuinely expect for the film to at least get that foreign film nomination (and win?)

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