Due to the power of movies we all have had the pleasure of seeing our world come to a crumbling end. From demonic annihilation to worldwide environmental disasters to crippling epidemics, we have seen humanity fall in nearly every way possible. Bon Joon-ho’s latest film Snowpiercer is another addition to the very crowded field of post-apocalyptic thrillers. This ambitious take—on life after a failed global warming experiment kills the entire world population except a small group aboard highly advanced train—shows originality and ingenuity can still permeate in the world of genre films.
Snowpierecer’s concept is the thematic version of an optical illusion. Depending on your point of view it