While it starts off fun and intriguing, in no time at all it looses its pace and becomes nothing but a dull game of cat and mouse, which fails to stick to its guns, sending an annoyingly mixed message.
While there are aspects of the cinematography and directing that bother me, this film effectively tells a confronting and emotive story. It tackles BLM issues from every angle, and despite a little bit of soppiness and an unsatisfyingly happy ending, I’m surprised at how much the film feels more like a documentary than a drama.
When I saw this in June, the audience was largely Korean, but tonight the turnout was overwhelmingly white. I consider Parasite a massive massive win for foreign cinema, and am optimistic that it will inspire international creators and encourage higher attendance among western audiences.
I don’t think it is an exaggeration to say this is one of the greatest films to ever grace our planet’s inhabitants. The symmetry in the writing and direction is something I only dream of coming…
I remembered as soon as it began why I hadn’t seen this film: I really don’t like musicals.
While I loved the craft and creativity that it presented, for the most part this film bored me half to death, largely as it was founded on a baseless romance which I just couldn’t root for.
Then the third act hits and the film is propelled into a whole new level. I fall further and further in love with the direction, and…