Great video essay on John Carpenter's 'They Live'


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The trouble is, everybody thinks they have the sunglasses on.

To Paul Ryan, “Atlas Shugged” is his sunglasses, for example.


Wake up, sheeple!


I find it weird to see many alt-righters embracing this film in a way that seems to miss the historic context and point.

(Then again, I guess “missing historic context and point” might just be a defining trait of the alt-right.)


I had the good fortune to see this movie at a preview screening when I was in undergrad. It’s only gotten more relevant as the decades have gone by.


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