“The Platform” isn’t a subtle movie.
That’s objective of its system to horror, with intense, bloody scenes that caused loads of screaming and pausing from your hosts at the Unique Say material podcast. It’s additionally objective of its thematic field fabric — upright at some level of the time one of the well-known characters accuses one more of being communist, you’ll slap yourself on the forehead and sigh, “Oh, it’s about capitalism.”
The unusual Netflix film takes region in a mysterious detention center, with two prisoners on every level (they’re randomly circled every month). Once on daily basis, a platform laden with savory meals is diminished via the detention center. If you happen to’re on one of the well-known end ranges, you feast. If you happen to’re extra down, issues are considerably more grim, and can turn out to be downright gruesome because the month wears on.
“The Platform” is a troublesome movie to sit via, and it has assorted faults, adore an irritatingly mystical ending. But it’s with out a doubt memorable, and even admirable in its dedication to fully exploring every the logistical and appropriate dimensions of its premise.
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And within the event you’d desire to skip forward, here’s how the episode breaks down:
0: 00 Intro
0: 27 “The Platform” overview
17: 29 “The Platform” spoilers
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