While the SAG Awards have been an exciting little bit of recognition, the Oscars have been another matter. It was extensively expected that Parasite would fall to the heavily favored 1917, meaning that the first non-English Best Picture winner would have to wait a minimum of one other yr. But Parasite pulled out a shocking upset, much to delight of many online—who christened themselves the #BongHive—and the celebrities in the viewers. When the producers tried to show the lights out on a present that ran half an hour overtime, the crowd roared at them to let Parasite’s staff finish. Of course, it was not merely these exterior components that drove Parasite’s success, but the quality of the film itself.
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