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Parasite (2019, D: Bong Joon Ho)



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All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Director: BONG Joon-ho
Genre: Drama
Cast: SONG Kang Ho, LEE Sun-kyun, CHO Yeo-jeong, CHOI Woo Shik, PARK So-dam, CHANG Hyae Jin
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6751668

Reviews out of Cannes: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/parasite_2019
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His take on Shoplifters?
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It's gonna be great.
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Palme D'or winner.
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I am not sure that is high praise anymore.
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It's never really been a mainstream appeal festival, the movies are usually pretty high quality but they won't appeal to everybody.
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Originally Posted by d2cheer View Post
I am not sure that is high praise anymore.

I disagree. They've all been pretty great the last 15-20 years or so. With Fahrenheit 9/11 being the only truly awful Palme D'or winner this century.
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Would love this to go VoD soon...
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It won’t.
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You never know...
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You never know...
But I do...
Parasite has set its U.S. release.

NEON, which acquired Parasite soon after it made its world premiere at Cannes, has set the Parasite US release for October 2019, just in time for awards season.

NEON announced that Parasite will be released in Los Angeles and New York on October 11, 2019 and will receive a “traditional arthouse platform release.”
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Only film of his Iíve seen part of is Snowpiercer and I turned that off after 30 mins because I didnít care for it. This new movie seems very intriguing though.
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The trailer looks fantastic. I've been a Bong Joon Ho fan since Memories of Murder. He's yet to make a bad film.

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Originally Posted by Throwing Copper View Post
Only film of his I’ve seen part of is Snowpiercer and I turned that off after 30 mins because I didn’t care for it. This new movie seems very intriguing though.
Snowpiercer is one of his worst, and obviously one of his least "Korean" films (although I personally don't find it to be a bad film overall). You owe it to yourself to watch Memories of Murder at the very least.
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Snowpiercer is one of his worst, and obviously one of his least "Korean" films (although I personally don't find it to be a bad film overall). You owe it to yourself to watch Memories of Murder at the very least.
Thanks. I'm gonna look up to see if MEMORIES is streaming anywhere. I have Netflix, Prime Video & Hulu. Hoping one of the 3 has it.
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Thanks. I'm gonna look up to see if MEMORIES is streaming anywhere. I have Netflix, Prime Video & Hulu. Hoping one of the 3 has it.
I know it was on Hulu at one point, but it looks like Prime has it now.

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Originally Posted by d2cheer View Post
I am not sure that is high praise anymore.
Here are the last ten films to win it:

2010 - Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
2011 - The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
2012 - Amour (Michael Haneke)
2013 - Blue Is the Warmest Colour (Abdellatif Kechiche and AdŤle Exarchopoulos and Lťa Seydoux)
2014 - Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
2015 - Dheepan (Jacques Audiard)
2016 - I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)
2017 - The Square (Ruben ÷stlund)
2018 - Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
2019 - Parasite (Bong Joon-ho)

Aside from Blue Is the Warmest Colour (which I think has held up quite poorly) I would say all these movies are excellent and would each probably be in my top ten of that respective year's releases.
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I saw this awhile back. I'm looking forward to seeing it again.
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Thanks. I'm gonna look up to see if MEMORIES is streaming anywhere. I have Netflix, Prime Video & Hulu. Hoping one of the 3 has it.
Hoping you were able to track down Memories--printerati is so right about it: easily one of the best Korean films made this century.

Don't blame you one bit for your reaction to Snowpiercer, though. I haven't faintest idea why it gets as much love from critics as it does. I watched it twice just to make sure 'I got it' and actually disliked it even more during the second viewing.

As for Parasite, it's fully deserving of the accolades it's receiving. The way the movie sets up your expectations is clever...you don't even realize it's setting you up. Then you get blindsided in the best way possible. The turn is not something you'd guess in a million years, but it doesn't feel like a cheat.

Bong is totally back on form in this movie. Definitely check it out if you get the chance.
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I saw this one a few months ago and it's still the best movie I think I've seen in 2019. Masterful satire and drama all twisted together into an unforgettable whole.
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They showed the trailer during Joker at my Alamo Drafthouse. Can't wait for it to show up.
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They're selling tickets for this at all ArcLight Theaters. At the Hollywood one they're doing a special two-night 3-course Korean dinner event. Tickets are $100 for that one.

https://www.arclightcinemas.com/en/n...nd-food-series
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Shit, man. Just go get some Kogi and call it a day.
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But is it in 3-D, and are Cherie Currie (of the Runaways) and Demi Moore in it??

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