On the ethics of entitlement!
Provides a powerful metaphor to the perception of working class immigrants among the ruling class (despite their politics) amidst the uncertainty of redistributing privileges.
This shit was masterful.
This could be one of those franchises that goes on for 5 iterations and I'll probably still watch them (assuming they retain the quality of the first 2).
I don't think it breaks any ground nor does it explore any branching theme with great depth in my opinion but I think the best comparison to the experience this movie provides is that of a survival video game.
There is this game called Project Zomboid that I obsessed over for…
Movies like this always make me reconsider using star ratings at all. They revitalize the notion that entertainment is purely relative and that any sort of review posing as objective is in its very nature, flawed. And although its widely understood that critiques are the subjective rumination’s of the reviewer, the vast majority of popular reviewers utilize objective rhetoric. I even do this. I think its just how many of us convey our convictions. But what is the point of…
“His house is bigger than mine”
Immigrants, and even more so asylum seekers are often expected by their new societies to be overtly gratuitous. They are held to a higher standard when it comes to being considered a ‘good citizen’. An immigrant must work on their English, they should try out the food, the clothes and partake in the local consumerism. Not because it is their right but because they should be grateful, they should be grateful to be accepted…