Earth Month: Save Mankind
This horror film attempts to ‘humanize’ the planet’s warming in the form of a burnt, dying hospital patient turned blood-from-mouth demon. But it succeeds largely in encouraging withdrawal from the audience.
Super close ups of the patient’s eyes when she says “You fucking egomaniacs” and the music kicks in.
What fails to engage?
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Opening shots in hospital bed fail to breach benchmarks
Close ups on the patient when she says “suffocating me with your poison”
Incoherent voiceover of gruesome horror scenes and scenes of environmental catastrophe
”til you are all gone, like some bad dream. I suppose there is still time to save your children”
Save Mankind with shutter flashes of patient in hospital gown
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