No one will be allowed to escape. No one will get a separate peace. No one gets to have a good life. We’re going down, and we’re going down together – because in the wasteland of modernity, that’s what it is to be human.
Neill Blomkamp, late of District 9, returns to form in Elysium. Once again, the white South African (who lives in Canada, naturally) preaches the egalitarian gospel that has reduced his once proud homeland into just another failed state. (more…)