Don’t look up
I watched Don’t Look Up on Netflix the other day.
In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence play two astronomers who discover a giant ass comet about to hit Earth and obliterate humanity. (Spoiler alert) nobody listens to them. Everybody dies.
In the film, people ignore the scientists’ message entirely but have a lot to say on social media about their appearance and TV performance.
“Miss Dye job’s shitty dye is melting her brain.”
“She’s nuts, but I’d smash that.”
“Meooow. Me likey hunky Star Man.”
I thought that was satire until I read the reviews.
“This end of the world comedy should have just been more fun.”
“This is not smart satire.”
“Unbearably smug and simplistic.”
All focusing on the appearance while ignoring the message entirely.