The opening performance by Janelle Monáe
There is no doubt that both Joker and Parasite have created a stir in the world of cinema and very much both deserve to take home Best Picture - in my opinion they are both jarring works of art that directly point a bold finger at how people suffer as as a result of wealth inequality, but they accomplish this in different ways. In this article, I will compare Joker and Parasite and demonstrate the similarities and differences between the narrative structures and representations within these two Best Picture nominees.
Dinner in America (US Dramatic Competition, January 24)
Jojo Rabbit (January 2020, Fox Searchlight Pictures)