It (2017): Evil clown

The film about fake evil, might be not so interesting at first glance, but there is a second dimension with hint about the much more greater real evil, which in the reality own all of us. It’s a scary story with a social message.


  • First disappointing impression
  • First layer: wider scale
  • Second layer: social metaphor
  • Space of choice
  • Conclusion

The full review is there:
(I would like to repost the whole article here, but do not want to copy manually all the pictures from there.)



The movie was actually a fail both technically and in the essence. We will try to explain why such awaited and promising movie has fallen on its face so miserably. And provide perspective on the cultural product from class point of view.


  • Technical fail: lazy script writing — and why it is so (and not only with the Alien)
  • Conceptual fail: comparative class vivisection — what was the message?
    • Alien (1979) — one of the best movies in Sci-Fi genre (Sci-Fi classic)
    • Alien: Covenant (2017) — the weak and pretentious imitation

If you dare and do not fear to be indoctrinated by my personal Dark Side, my young comrades, be my guests and feel free to read more:

Ex Machina (2015)

Ex Machina (2015)

The way the society sees its own future (typical view) says much about the society. Western tradition depicts own and our joint future almost exceptionally in dark shades («I’ve seen the future, brother. It is murder»). A text — is a material for psychoanalysis, a fiction as a form of art — especially. Read the rest of this entry »

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