Hulu claps back at critics of 'Parasite'
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The streaming service Hulu has been shutting down critics of the film "Parasite" on Twitter, as some complain about the South Korean film's subtitles. 

Earlier this year, "Parasite," a class warfare satire directed by Bong Joon-ho, became the first foreign film to win the Oscar for best picture while also taking the Academy Awards for best directing, best international feature and best original screenplay. 

However, when the film was released on Hulu this week, some viewers complained about it, including the need to read subtitles.


"[I]f you don't want to read subtitles, you can always learn Korean!" Hulu replied in one Tweet.

The film's own Twitter account also hit back at some critics.


President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE has criticized the film winning best picture at the Oscars, including at a February campaign rally. 

“By the way, how bad were the Academy Awards this year?” Trump asked a crowd of supporters, prompting boos before suggesting that an American film should have won.

“The winner is a movie from South Korea. What the hell was that all about? We’ve got enough problems with South Korea, with trade,” the president continued. “And after all that, they give them best movie of the year?”

Trump repeatedly bashed the film, but the film studio that produced "Parasite" eventually hit back, saying in a tweet: "Understandable, he can't read."