Trump’s Oscars rant? He just wants Hollywood to see he’s a star

The US presidents tirade against Parasites best picture Oscar, preferring Sunset Boulevard and Gone With the Wind, masks his own frustration at being cold-shouldered by Tinseltown The only real surprise was what took him so long. Nearly two weeks after Parasite became the first foreign-language film to win the Oscar for best picture, hadnt actually seen Parasite: Was it good? I dont know. Clearly he is less concerned about the movies quality than its provenance. Here he is, trying to make America great again, and a foreign movie takes Hollywoods…

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Which Bong Joon-ho movie should you watch after seeing ‘Parasite’?

Afters at the 2020 Oscarswinning best picture, best director, best original screenplay and best international filma lot of people are about to discover the wonders of Bong Joon-hos filmography. So, where do you start? South Korean writer/director Bong Joon-ho has directed seven movies to date: Barking Dogs Never Bite, Memories of Murder, The Host, Mother, Snowpiercer, Okja, and this years smash-hit Parasite. Most of these films are in Korean, with the exception ofSnowpiercer andOkja, which are predominantly in English and star an international cast. In many ways, Parasite is a…

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