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Elon Musk revealed his favourite film and TV series of 2019

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  • On Christmas Eve, a Twitter user asked Elon Musk what his favourite film of 2019 was.
  • Musk said his favourite film of this year was South Korean thriller "Parasite."
  • He also said his favourite Netflix series is "Black Mirror."
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Elon Musk is known to have a proclivity for the nerdier things in life.

The Tesla CEO has spoken at length about his love for sci-fi classics like "Star Wars" and "Bladerunner," and even had a cameo this year as an alternate version of himself in the sci-fi parody series "Rick and Morty."

But in 2019 the film that most captured Musk's imagination was the critically acclaimed "Parasite," as Musk revealed on Twitter on Christmas Eve.

"Parasite" is a South Korean satirical thriller written and directed by Bong Joon-Ho. The plot revolves about members of a poor family inserting themselves into the life of a rich one. Slate compared the film to Jordan Peele's "Us."

The film won the Palme D'Or at Cannes, and is tipped for an Oscar.

Another Twitter user asked Musk what his favourite Netflix series is, to which he replied "Black Mirror," the tech-inspired dystopian anthology series by Charlie Brooker.

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