Don’t Look Up - What the big names don’t want you to see!

Follow us on Google News:
 Don’t Look Up - What the big names don’t want you to see!
Image source: Pixabay.com

Highlights 

  • For centuries, books, paintings, music and now cinema is used as a tool to showcase a mirror to society.
  • Don’t Look Up is a perfect example to show how the elites are running and ruining the world.
  • Saving innocent lives is not the hardest, having the will and intent to save is the hardest to find.

 


We are residing in a world constructed by the paradigms of money and power. The value of life is merely a subject of concern in the present geo-political scenario. And, unfortunately, we have become numb to crises like climate change, world hunger and peace. Fortunately, there are a few people who are trying to show a mirror through art.

Cinema, a form of representation

For centuries books, paintings, music and now cinema is used as a tool to showcase a mirror to society. Nowadays the lifestyle is dominated by mere “pleasure-seeking” behaviour of people as a whole.

Thus, significant world problems are ignored to a great extent. The same is very well discussed in a film called, Don’t Look Up directed by Adam McKay. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence are the protagonists in the film.

World hunger

Source: Pixabay

GOOD SECTION: The World of Cinema is History? Cineworld bids adieu, albeit temporarily

Don’t Look Up

In the film, two astronomers detect a comet about 8-10 kms heading towards Earth. The comet has the capacity to destroy the entire planet. Humanity has around six months to change the direction of the comet. However, the US president refuses to follow the astronomers' instructions and collaborates with a businessman.

Eventually their plan fails and the President along with other rich people leaves the planet in a ship and the rest of the humans and other species are left to die. The comet did hit the planet, and everything turned into ashes in a few hours.

They don’t want the world to look at the comet and thus: Don’t Look Up!

The reality of the elites

Don’t Look Up is a perfect example to show how the elites are running and ruining the world. Problems like climate change and world hunger should have been the foremost priorities of people in power. However, they only care about their personal welfare because in the end, even if the planet is destroyed, the few richest will still have ways to escape, you never know!

The moral of the story is that stopping a disaster isn’t the toughest thing to do, but finding the intent is the toughest deal. The politicians, rich media houses and businessmen are all members of the rich club- and they should be the first ones to act upon any atrocity that comes forth. 

ALSO WATCH: "The rise of streaming is actually helping cinema" - Kieren Dell, CEO - Majestic Cinemas

Bottom line

Even in the present world, where everything seems so transparent because of internet reach, saving lives is a major issue. Saving innocent lives is not the hardest, having the will and intent to save is the hardest to find. Nevertheless, movies like Don’t Look Up portrays the reality of the world aptly. It’s saddening but it’s the truth

Disclaimer

The content, including but not limited to any articles, news, quotes, information, data, text, reports, ratings, opinions, images, photos, graphics, graphs, charts, animations and video (Content) is a service of Kalkine Media Pty Ltd (Kalkine Media, we or us), ACN 629 651 672 and is available for personal and non-commercial use only. The principal purpose of the Content is to educate and inform. The Content does not contain or imply any recommendation or opinion intended to influence your financial decisions and must not be relied upon by you as such. Some of the Content on this website may be sponsored/non-sponsored, as applicable, but is NOT a solicitation or recommendation to buy, sell or hold the stocks of the company(s) or engage in any investment activity under discussion. Kalkine Media is neither licensed nor qualified to provide investment advice through this platform. Users should make their own enquiries about any investments and Kalkine Media strongly suggests the users to seek advice from a financial adviser, stockbroker or other professional (including taxation and legal advice), as necessary. Kalkine Media hereby disclaims any and all the liabilities to any user for any direct, indirect, implied, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising from any use of the Content on this website, which is provided without warranties. The views expressed in the Content by the guests, if any, are their own and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Kalkine Media. Some of the images/music that may be used on this website are copyright to their respective owner(s). Kalkine Media does not claim ownership of any of the pictures displayed/music used on this website unless stated otherwise. The images/music that may be used on this website are taken from various sources on the internet, including paid subscriptions or are believed to be in public domain. We have used reasonable efforts to accredit the source wherever it was indicated as or found to be necessary.

Featured Articles

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. OK