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Bong Joon Ho’s film “Parasite,” the Palme D’Or winner at Cannes, is the first movie in a long time that made me forget I was supposed to be taking notes. 

The Kim family lives in a basement. They have to crouch near the toilet to poach their neighbor’s wi-fi, and when fumigators come to the neighbors, patriarch Kim Ki-taek (Song Kang-Ho) instructs his wife (Chang Hyae Jin) and two young adult children to leave the windows open for the free insecticide. As they sit folding pizza boxes for extra cash, coughing into their shirts, he is the only one...