I watched the new Will Smith movie After Earth this week and I have to say that I wasn't disappointed with both the subtle ‘message’ and of course the level of predictive programming.
It was an eventful trip too (not my usual cinema) and between the guy with Tourette's at the back and the lovers two rows in front who seemed to be taking "petting" to another dimension (what happened to the back row), I thought I'd entered the 'twilight zone' ... but the film rolled on.
After Earth is another movie that depicts a hostile now abandoned Earth, what again?
But there is a little more to this narrative than first meets the eye, as we shall see.
The story unfolds showing one thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from the Earth (big yawn) to another off planet base called Nova Prime, which has become mankind's new home. The opening narratives are cleverly aimed at reinforcing the nonsense called 'human caused climate change', and again the sub theme of humanity's inability to act as custodians to their home planet, while ‘messing’ with alien technology, which led to the ‘trashing’ of Gaia.
Cypher (Will Smith) says:
Our time on earth, for millennia, was a consistent slow technological evolution. But an extraordinary event changed our course. We used the alien technology to makeRead more »