by Valerie Morales

A year before social distancing ruined us, audiences flocked to a Korean film named Parasite. It was a witty story with a moral question: what do the wealthy deserve? An affluent family and a scheming family provided more than enough wit and contemplation. Because what was slick and funny in the very beginning wasn’t funny at the end. Inequities hardly are.

Honored with a Best Picture award and standing ovations during the Oscar ceremony, Parasite’s message about wealth and loathing crossed cultural lines. We were introduced to the impoverished Kim’s who cobble together an insane scheme to…

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