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1995 science fiction movie
|Released||1995 (27 years, 3 months ago)|
|Genre||science fiction film, thriller film, action film and drama film|
|Production company||Lightstorm Entertainment|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Screenwriter||Jay Cocks and James Cameron|
|Producer||James Cameron and Steven-Charles Jaffe|
About Strange Days
Strange Days, the 1995 sci-fi thriller directed by Kathryn Bigelow, is a mind-bending masterpiece that still holds up today. Set in a dystopian Los Angeles on the brink of the new millennium, the film explores themes of police brutality, racism, and the dangers of technology. The story follows Lenny Nero (Ralph Fiennes), a former cop turned black market dealer of illegal virtual reality recordings that allow users to experience other people's memories and emotions. When he stumbles upon a recording of a brutal murder, he becomes embroiled in a dangerous conspiracy that threatens to expose the corrupt underbelly of the city.
Bigelow's direction is nothing short of stunning, with intense action sequences and a palpable sense of tension throughout. The film's use of first-person POV shots and its depiction of a society on the brink of collapse make it feel eerily prescient in today's world. The cast is also top-notch, with Fiennes delivering a standout performance as the flawed and haunted protagonist, and Angela Bassett stealing scenes as his tough-as-nails friend and bodyguard.
Despite its critical acclaim and cult following, Strange Days was a box office disappointment upon its release. However, its influence can be seen in everything from The Matrix to Black Mirror. It's a film that deserves to be rediscovered and appreciated for its bold vision and timely themes.
- Ebert, Roger. "Strange Days movie review & film summary (1995) | Roger Ebert." RogerEbert.com, 13 Oct. 1995, www.rogerebert.com/reviews/strange-days-1995.
- Travers, Peter. "Strange Days." Rolling Stone, 19 Oct. 1995, www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/strange-days-105965/.
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