"Plays out like a structured argument of sorts, the mock-editor himself trying to imbue the material with suspense and foreshadowing. There are J-cuts, take being stopped followed by a dramatic close-up within the still images, on-screen text, footage from ‘TV variety programs’, and other stuff like that setting it apart from the “raw” found footage films I’ve seen in the past, which spatially (and hence tonally) tend to be uniform. But the disjointedness here is methodical: events are arranged, evidence…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"Thrill-O-Meter: 4 out of 10 screams for an increasingly more intricate and intense (albeit somewhat oddly campy, urgent, cloying) depiction of societal disintegration/weirding and psychological breakdowns following a coiling wave of inexplicable mass suicide, and also because it’s a smart film presenting a provoking scenario, cultivating connections, influencing the weather" - me, copied from here: forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4548&p=603430#p603430