Parasite ★★★★★

Believe the hype

A surprisingly-hilarious yet still unbelievably shocking drama from Bong Joon-Ho with themes of family and social class interwoven into the central plot. Every scene keeps you on the edge of your seat and even when the film could be wrapping up, the film keeps going with the most surprising twists and turns. The plot itself holds a mirror up to 21st century capitalist society with its family drama making each performance by the central family emotionally resonating to the audience - only outlining the family backbone of the story even more. Credit where it’s due as well with some remarkable production design and atmospheric score all the way through. Can’t wait to experience Parasite all over again.

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