Train to Busan

South Korea, covered in blood

Still from the film; Jong-gil, a well-dressed middle-aged woman, reflects on the course of her and her older sister’s life as other train passengers crowd at the end of the train car.
2020.06.26, by Ansel
Filed under COVID-19, Essays, Film, Horror, Reviews

★★★☆ The 2016 film Train to Busan is currently one the top-viewed films on Netflix in the US. A film about how contemporary society faces—and collapses after failing to rationally and humanely treat a deadly epidemic. I wonder why such a film could possibly be so popular at this very moment.

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