We fat all creatures else to fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots. Your fat king and your lean beggar is but variable service – two dishes, but to one table.
William Shakespeare; The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet Prince of Denmarke, 4.iii.23-24 (1599-1601)
What is one to make of the utterly uncategorisable and impossible-to-define Gisaengchung [Parasite]? Only the third film to win both the Palme d'Or and the Academy Award for Best Picture, after Billy Wilder's The Lost Weekend (1945) and Delbert Mann's Marty (1955), Parasite is... read the rest.