"Straddling the lower and upper echelons of urban Seoul with slick cinematography, 'Parasite' masterfully delivers a biting commentary on class and the desperation of survival in modern society..."
"Amongst a long list of names and categories, only two out of twenty actors and one out of five directors nominated are people of color. The cherry on top? Zero female directors."
"But where the typical Hollywood thriller may relish in its pseudo-masculine and orchestrated bloodshed, Diao offers a blunt yet simultaneously subtle portrayal of violence..."