Is ‘Parasite’ the Most Important Best Picture Winner Ever? Film Critics, Hollywood React
It’s going to take a while for Hollywood to come down from the high that is “Parasite” sweeping the 92nd Academy Awards.
Bong Joon Ho’s Palme d’Or winner entered the 2020 Oscars in history-making fashion as the first South Korean feature film nominated for Academy Awards.
Many Oscar pundits expected “Parasite” to win the Best International Feature Film category with ease, but very few saw Bong sweeping the major prizes for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.
“Parasite” now marks the first time any foreign-language film has won the Best Picture prize.
For this reason, many film critics, directors, and actors are championing “Parasite” as the most important and game-changing Best Picture winner in Oscar history.
Along with Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight,” “Parasite” is also being hailed as the best Best Picture winner in recent memory.“‘Parasite’ has dealt a much-needed slap to the American film industry’s narcissism,
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