Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a revelation in black and white

Ken Foster
3 min readJan 31, 2020

A new monochrome edition of the film reveals an even deeper level of storytelling craft — and raises the question (again) of how the awards season overlooked these performances

Parasite in color is an undeniably great film, but I have to admit that after my first viewing, some months ago, I found myself admiring it more than enthralled. The performances, the…

Ken Foster

Author of fiction and non-fiction; dog guy; bad boxer. New book, City of Dogs, is just out now from Avery/Penguin.