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See you at the movies

The best film I saw in 2019 was Parasite, Bong Joon-ho’s genre-fluid comedy-thriller-horror masterpiece about the consequences of economic inequality. A few weeks ago, I got into a conversation with a friend about the end of cinema — is it upon us, did it happen years ago, is it just hyperbolic shorthand for the end of a particular business model? — and he commented that Parasite was the only film in his 2019 top 20 that had made it into something approaching wide release.

This is someone who sees more films than I do, and I see a lot of films. (“Welcome aboard. Film screenings are

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