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Ed Aycock
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Posted: 07 February 2020 at 11:17am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Just caught this film the other day and it's really good. The awards and attention it's getting are definitely deserved. Directed by the man who gave us "The Host" and "Snowpiercer."
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Shaun Barry
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Posted: 07 February 2020 at 4:28pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply


I may check it out eventually, but I find all the TV spots rather annoying... proclaiming it one of the best movies of the year, but without giving you a single hint as to what the heck it is about.


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Rodrigo castellanos
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Posted: 07 February 2020 at 9:10pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

I may check it out eventually, but I find all the TV spots rather annoying... proclaiming it one of the best movies of the year, but without giving you a single hint as to what the heck it is about.

In this case, I'd say the least you know the more you're going to enjoy the film.


Edited by Rodrigo castellanos on 07 February 2020 at 11:58pm
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Eric Ladd
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Posted: 08 February 2020 at 11:33am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

There is only one theater here in Ottawa that has it and I have been trying to get out to see it for three weeks now with no luck. I heard about this movie back in December while on vacation. Glad to hear it is good, Ed. I just hope to see it soon.
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Didier Yvon Paul Fayolle
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Posted: 11 February 2020 at 12:28am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Loved the movie !
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Eric Smearman
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Posted: 11 February 2020 at 11:50pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Watched it last night. Loved it!
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David Allen Perrin
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Posted: 17 February 2020 at 6:48am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

About as intense a study on contemporary income inequality and the wealth gap that youíll ever see.  Quirky and supremely shot.  The visuals are amazing and the performances are stellar.   

Interesting article on the subject....
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/seattle-is-so-far- gone-on-inequality-were-beyond-the-movie-parasite/

I pray to Galactus that this is never...EVER redone as an American adaptation.  It would be doomed to fail because the original is so, so good.


Edited by David Allen Perrin on 17 February 2020 at 6:50am
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Jim Muir
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Posted: 18 February 2020 at 2:06pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Aaah sorry Dave... it seems HBO just beat Netflix to an English miniseries adaptation,
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David Allen Perrin
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Posted: 23 February 2020 at 6:39pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Well...thatís unfortunate.  
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