THE PLATFORM – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Outside a time of crisis, The Platform is a brilliant film that defines the wholly unique ability of science fiction to allegorize the human condition. But in the face of a devastating pandemic which already has caused incomprehensible levels of social, financial and political chaos around the world, The Platform is suddenly so much more than this. A powerful parable about community, responsibility and survival, The Platform is exactly the film we need right now.

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CAPTIVE STATE – Review by Susan Granger

Rupert Wyatt’s wannabe sci-fi feature is so jumbled and idiotic that I’m stunned it ever got released. His tale begins in the bleak, wasteland remains of Chicago in 2027, nine years after Earth was invaded by spiny, insectoid aliens who look like huge, angry porcupines, riding around in a spaceship that resembles a large, lumpy sweet potato or yam.

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