Snowpiercer and the Machine of Life
The Alien Next Door
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
This film isn’t about climate change—that’s just a plot point to serve the premise of a study on how society functions—or rather copes—within a decadent capitalist system, based on an edict of productivity: serve the machine of “life”. Reform and revolution are shibboleths that distinguish liberals from radicals,” explains Aaron Bady Curtis (Chris Evans) of The New Inquiry. Unlike his reformist brothers, he’s looked outside the construct, studied the realm beyond the train.