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One of the only movies in history that fucks you up and blows your mind when you're a teenager, then you watch it again when you're an adult and it once again blows your mind. What's it about? Literally no one knows. I've never had anyone be able to explain the plot to me! But no one cares! It's that arresting!
This movie is like a metaphor for America's two party system: a future where Snake does not save the president where we all die in an apocalyptic war is the GOP option, and people working their asses off and losing friends and barely surviving in their quest to rescue the president, only to immediately be stabbed in the back by the very guy you rescued because he cynically believes that the alternative to you DOING YOUR JOB AND CONTINUING TO…
What can you say about the famous "Snyder cut"?
First of all, this is absolutely not the Snyder cut. It's way more the "Snyder Indulgence" or "Snyder Consolation Prize." It contains scenes he's openly said were never intended to be in the original movie, and the five minutes of helicopter shots of nothing other than the tops of Icelandic glaciers make it pretty clear that if something was shot, it ended up in the final product. This is not something…
Well, the movie doesn't bother having an actual tournament, but it did add a new main character named "Cole", so I would describe this as an "absolute fucking disaster".
Watching this was a rock bottom movie viewing moment for me. Seeing people describe it as "goofy fun" just absolute sets my teeth on edge, because it means viewers can't even identify when something is goofy or not. This isn't goofy, it's fucking stupid. They are not the same thing: "goofy"…