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Parasite Ending Explained

Bong Joon-ho movies tend to end where they begin: The detective in Memories of Murder returns to the ditch where he discovers one of the serial killer’s first victims; the titular mother in Mother dances, her arms swaying like wheatgrass; the little girl Mija returns to the countryside after saving her pet from a slaughterhouse in Okja. The world appears unchanged, but they are no longer the same. Instead, there’s a disquieting dread. Despite the unspeakable horrors each character has witnessed, the world still spins, impassive and unmoved by the preceding events. As with many of his films, Bong Joon-ho has his eye on the superstructure that binds society together and continues to grind down the bones of its protagonists


The 92nd Academy Awards show is the biggest night of the year for everyone who loves films and the people who make them. Here are the five most memorable Oscar moments from last night's show, conveying the richly-varied flavor of the star-studded event. Janelle Monae (Harriet) kicked things off with an elaborate production number that celebrated diversity and some of last year's best films. Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig hilariously 'auditioned' for possible future roles in their introduction of awards for Production Design and Costume Design. Laura Dern's acceptance speech was heartfelt and moving, paying tribute to people in her life who are really important. James Corden and Rebel Wilson, who appeared together in the big-screen musical Cats, introduced the Visual Effects award in

Oscars2020, ‘Parasite’ wins the best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a milestone win that instantly expanded the Oscars’ horizons, Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language film to win the best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. “Parasite” took Hollywood’s top prize on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best international film and best screenplay. In a year dominated by period epics — “1917,” “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” “The Irishman” — the film academy instead went overseas, to South Korea, to reward a contemporary and unsettling portrait of social inequality in “Parasite.” True to its name, “Parasite” simply got under the skin of Oscar voters, attaching itself to the American awards season and,

Oscars 2020 result: Parasite sweeps, while Netflix loses out on pretty much everything

Netflix headed into the 92nd Oscars with 24 nominations — the most of any studio — expecting to dominate award season’s biggest night the same way it’s dominated the entertainment industry. Instead, Netflix walked away with practically zilch. The streamer made out with just two awards: Best Documentary for American Factory (produced by President Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company) and Best Supporting Actress for Laura Dern. Its biggest films — The Irishman and The Two Popes — all went home empty-handed. Only just a week prior, Netflix’s studio chief Ted Sarandos rebuked claims that its lack of awards at previous award shows is part of a “backlash to a tech giant that is upending entertainment-industry business practices and threatening Hollywood power


The countdown to the 2020 Oscars Red Carpet begins! With exclusive access from the Academy, ABC will be broadcasting live from the red carpet. For complete coverage, tune-in to Hollywood’s star-studded show to see all of the nominees and the rest of your favorite celebrities on the red carpet at the 92nd Academy Awards. Of course, you can tune-in to ABC on your television beginning at 6:30e|3:30p, but you also have two ways to watch digitally. If you can't be near your television, you can check out the ABC Live Stream1 via or the ABC app to see the on-air broadcast on your supported device. Or, if you're looking for digital-exclusive coverage or a companion to your on-air viewing

The Greatest: 8 extraordinary records Lionel Messi still holds

The 32-year-old has scored against 37 different clubs in the Spanish top flight in his career. His most frequent victim is Sevilla, whom he was, rather strangely, scored against 37 times. Lionel Messi is the only player ever to score in his teens, his 20s, and his 30s at the World Cup. He first scored at the 2006 FIFA World Cup as a 19-year-old in Argentina's 6-0 win over Serbia and Montenegro, then five times in 2014, and once in 2018. Messi has scored 70 goals and produced 38 assists for his country. His closest rival in the goal-scoring department is Gabriel Batistuta, who struck 54 times. No player has scored against as many different La Liga opponents than Messi. The 32-year-old has


Show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced the final slate of presenters for the 92nd Oscars® telecast. The star lineup includes Jane Fonda, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Oscar Isaac, Sandra Oh, Natalie Portman, Chris Rock, and Taika Waititi. Previously announced Oscars presenters 2020 include Mahershala Ali, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Zazie Beetz, Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, James Corden, Penélope Cruz, Beanie Feldstein, Will Ferrell, Gal Gadot, Zack Gottsagen, Salma Hayek, Mindy Kaling, Diane Keaton, Regina King, Shia LaBeouf, Brie Larson, Spike Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George MacKay, Rami Malek, Steve Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Keanu Reeves, Ray Romano, Maya Rudolph, Mark Ruffalo, Kelly Marie Tran, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig, and Rebel Wilson. The Oscars air live SUNDAY 8e|5p on

Lautaro Martinez prefers move to Barcelona ahead of Manchester United

Inter Milan’s star striker Lautaro Martinez has his sights set on a summer move to Barcelona ahead of Manchester United, according to reports. The 22-year-old has popped up on Ole Gunnar Solkjaer’s radar as he looks to bolster his side’s attacking options. But according to ESPN, Martinez favors a move to Camp Nou ahead of a switch to Old Trafford, which wouldn’t be the first time United have missed out on a high-priority transfer target. Solskjaer was unable to lure fellow Norwegian Erling Haaland to the club in January, with the 19-year-old currently averaging a goal every 19 minutes in the Bundesliga for new side Borussia Dortmund. United was reportedly told by Inter they would have to pay Martinez’s full release clause

Issa Rae on Oscars’ All-Male Best Director Nominees

If the Oscars are waking enough to have two actors of color announce the 2020 nominations, they should’ve known someone was gonna clap back about their decidedly un-woke list of nominees. Issa Rae and John Cho had the honor of announcing which white men had been nominated for the Academy Awards Monday morning. Everything was going great until the Best Director category reared its ugly head. Rae read off the nominees for Best Director: Bong Joon Ho for Parasite, Sam Mendes, Todd Phillips, Martin Scorsese, and Quentin Tarantino for their movies about white people. Before moving to the next category, Issa Rae gave a not-so-warm “Congratulations to those men,” a play on Keke Palmer’s “Sorry to this man” and an

11 cases of coronavirus confirmed in the US

Health officials on Sunday, announced three more cases of the coronavirus in California, bringing the state's total to six and the country's total to 11 cases. Two cases were identified in San Benito County, where a husband and wife have been diagnosed with the virus. The husband traveled to Wuhan, China, but the wife contracted the disease in the second person-to-person transmission in the country, according to a statement from local health officials. These two patients have remained at home since the husband’s return to the U.S. The man was screened at San Francisco International Airport on Jan. 24 and was found to be healthy without symptoms. Both he and his wife developed symptoms days later. Another case was reported in Santa Clara County