Absurdism and dramatic irony played up to one thousand. The wit Bong Joon-ho puts on display here is unmatched as the film seems to keep spiraling into itself leaving me dizzy by the end. Parasite bombards with the sort of inventiveness and vision that many landmark films of their time bursted onto the scene with. Just as the decade begins to conclude Bong Joon-ho drops a work people will be talking about for the next three. What a time to be alive.
"I was just thinkin’ you was doin all that prayin and maybe…I’m the answer to yo’ prayers"
Sometimes I get a few glances when I tell people this is one of my favorite movies of all time. It is a pretty divisive film with many feeling it's just a stale commentary on youth culture. They imply that the film is just about how party culture corrupts young people. However, Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers, in my opinion, is about escapism. This…