End of the World
We live in truly odd times, so why not ride the wave and tack on some additional existential dread with cinema's various takes on the end of the world. From the calm, grim acceptance of On the Beach to the shrieking takeover of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (pictured) to the playful road trip in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, we all handle oblivion a little differently.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Kelly Reichardt
Crime Drama - Rated R - 112 Minutes - 2013
Kelly Reichardt's drama stars Jesse Eisenberg as a young man immersing himself in the concept of eco-terrorism. Along with Dena (Dakota Fanning) and an older man named Harmon (Peter Sarsgaard), they hatch a plan to blow up a dam in order to strike back at the capitalist forces that he believes are ruining the land. After their efforts end up triggering some unexpected results, Eisneberg's Josh begins to wonder if can trust his cohorts to keep quiet, and worries that he may soon be confronted by the authorities. (Available on Hulu, Prime Video, Sundance Now, and Tubi)