MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, March 20th 2023 - 15:44 UTC

Tag: parasite

  • Monday, February 10th 2020 - 08:37 UTC

    Korean satire makes history by winning Oscar's Best Picture award

    Parasite that was the biggest winner of the night. The film picked up four awards in total, including Best Director, which saw him beating out the favorite, Mendes.

    South Korean satire Parasite scored a stunning upset and made Oscars history when it won the Best Picture award– the first film in a foreign language to do so. Oscar's watchers had considered the Best Picture category a three-way race between independent social satire Parasite, British director Sam Mendes' immersive World War One movie 1917 from Universal Pictures, and Quentin Tarantino's love letter to show business, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, from Sony Pictures.

  • Monday, November 5th 2018 - 18:25 UTC

    Microscopic parasite could be affecting food chain near Antarctica

    “We've sort of been modelling these populations and looking at the ecosystems without including parasites as a variable,” said Deagle.

    A tiny parasite is leading Australian scientists to rethink how they view Antarctic food chains, after a research showed these microscopic organisms were present in quantities far larger than previously thought, it was reported Monday.