“Parasite” made history by winning best picture at the Oscars this year.

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In the days leading up to the Oscars each year, trade magazines and newspapers like the L.A. Times run anonymous opinions from voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences about the films nominated for the industry’s top awards.

This year, “The Hollywood Reporter” published the “brutally honest” reflections of one unnamed actress who had this to say about Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” the South Korean film nominated in six Oscar categories including best picture: “I don’t think foreign films should be nominated with the regular films.

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