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2020 Oscars Challenge: [36] “Parasite” — Six Nominations

Let’s just bask in the fact that absolutely no one nominated for this film has ever been nominated for an Academy Award before. Even the country of South Korea had yet to even gain a nomination. Now Bong Joon Ho and the rest of his crew can get their names in the history books. And “Parasite” is actually one of the Big Three, with runner-up status as we speak. The only reason it’s not front and center is because “1917” has been cleaning up the awards, from the PGA to the DGA to the Globes. “Parasite” has done well in its own right, winning the SAG Ensemble award as well as Best International Film at the Globes. It simply depends where the Academy leans.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Parasite”Best Director: Bong Joon Ho — “Parasite”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Awkwafina — “The Farewell”Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lopez — “Hustlers”Best Voice & Motion Capture Performance: Rosa Salazar — “Alita: Battle Angel”Best Animated Feature: “Toy Story 4”Best International Feature: “Parasite” (South Korea)Best Documentary: “Knock Down The House”Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Director: Bong Joon Ho — “Parasite”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Florence Pugh — “Midsommar”Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe — “The Lighthouse”Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”Best Screenplay: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Quentin TaratinoBest Cinematography: “The Lighthouse” — Jarin BlaschkeBest Production Design: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Despite having fourteen nominations, “The Irishman” only took away one award from the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” on the other hand, had twelve nominations was able to win four including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” continues to flex its supremacy, this time with the Georgia Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists Awards

Even the Alliance Of Women Film Journalists are honoring “Parasite” with their Best Film category, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Non-English Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 GALECA’s Dorian Awards

“Parasite” continues its sweep of the Awards Season, winning Best Film of the Year and Best Director of the Year along with Best Supporting Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Screenplay of the Year at GALECA’s Dorian Awards.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

The Austin Film Critics Association continue the sentiment of this end of the Awards Season, awarding “Parasite” with Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, and Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Online Film Critics Society picked “Parasite” as their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Film Not In The English Language.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” swept the North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Narrative Film (their top prize), Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Original Screenplay. “Little Women” picked up a few, including Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

The Columbus Film Critics Association named “Parasite” Best Picture and Best Director of the year. They also named it Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film. There was also a lot of love for Florence Pugh and “Knives Out.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

“Parasite” wins yet another award, this time from the Houston Film Critics Society, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film. Also winning three awards was “1917,” which won Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Visual Effects.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

“Marriage Story” was awarded Best Picture by the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association and it wasn’t surprising, as “Marriage Story” also won Best Original Screenplay, Best Lead Actor and Actress, and Best Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Online Association of Female Film Critics Awards

“Parasite” is the Online Association of Female Film Critics’ Best Film, along with Bong Joon-Ho taking Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards

The Vancouver Film Critics Circle awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film awards while “Marriage Story” took three of the four acting awards along with Best Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Awards

The San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle honored independent film “The Last Black Man In San Francisco” with a few awards, but the top honors went to “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and “Parasite, ” both coming out with three wins each.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

“Marriage Story” is a film that was talked about a lot heading into the awards season, and although it may be popping up here and there, it really had not won an substantial critics awards. However, the Indiana Film Journalists Association have awarded it their Best Film of the year, along with Best Actor going to Adam Driver and Best Original Screenplay going to Noah Baumbach.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards

“Parasite” wins yet another Best Picture critics award, this time from Seattle Film Critics Society. Not only that, it won Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Ensemble Cast, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Phoenix Critics Circle Awards

Four awards were given to “Parasite” by the Phoenix Critics Circle including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” racks up some more wins, this time from the Boston Online Film Critics Association. They awarded it Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign Language Film, while “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” matched it with three awards, earning Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Boston Society Of Film Critics Awards

The Boston Society Of Film Critics has picked “Little Women” as its Best Picture of the year, including wins in the Best Ensemble category, Saoirse Ronan as the Best Leading Actress, and Best Original Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

The Chicago Film Critics Association may have awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film, but “Little Women” tied it for the most wins, grabbing Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association picked “Parasite” as the Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director and Best Supporting Actor.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

Last year, the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association awarded “Roma” with Best Film. This year, that honor was given to “Parasite,” which also was awarded Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 New York Film Critics Online Awards

The New York Film Critics Online, is an organization composed of 38 top online film critics in New York City. It has a rich mix of reviewers who have carved out original, innovative spaces on the internet for critical illumination. The group meets once a year, in December, and votes its film awards for that year.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Atlanta Film Critics Circle Awards

The AFCC is comprised of 26 film critics and journalists representing Atlanta-based publications and electronic outlets committed to reviewing and commenting on local, regional, national and international film and the film industry.

New Trailer: Parasite — Official Trailer #1

PARASITE OCTOBER 11, 2019 DIRECTED BY: BONG JOON-HO Official Synopsis: All unemployed, Ki-taek’s family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. Starring: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik and Park So-dam Screenplay By: Bong Joon-ho Han Jin-won Cinematography By: Hong Kyung-pyo Music By: Jung Jae-il Edited By: Yang Jin-mo … Read More New Trailer: Parasite — Official Trailer #1

Movie Review: Snowpiercer (2014)

SNOWPIERCER BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLOCTOBER 20, 2014 “Passengers, eternal order flows from the sacred engine. We must occupy our preordained position. I belong to the front, you belong to the tail. Know your place! Keep your place!” — Minister Mason (Tilda Swinton) Dystopian future. Impaired class systems. Pending apocalypse. These are the themes being beaten to death in Hollywood these days. “The Hunger Games.” “Divergent.” … Read More Movie Review: Snowpiercer (2014)