Parasite ★★★★★

holy hell. in every aspect, Parasite is one of those rare films that is going to be talked about for years to come, and it stands out as what could potentially be Bong Joon-Ho’s best film to date. i don’t want to spoil anything about the plot, for the way this film unfolds is endlessly exciting and chilling, building up to a shocking climax that is bound to leave the viewer immensely satisfied. there’s such an underlying dark humor to this film’s script that really makes it shine, and it’s simply so much fun to watch the fundamentally different families at the core of this story interact with each other. the cinematography is excellent, if somewhat subtle and reserved in regards to how flashy it could’ve been. all in all, Parasite is a phenomenal film that paints a brilliant picture of class divisions and tensions in this modern world, and it’s sure to leave its audience thinking about its events for a long time after its conclusion.

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