After plenty of controversy, Bong Joon-ho’s science fiction epic Snowpiercer has finally been released in select theaters and Video On Demand formats.
…and chances are, you haven’t seen it. It’s currently 17 on the American box office charts. Here are 26 reasons you need to stop everything and see this movie immediately. This article has mild spoilers, but nothing serious.
1. Because the premise of the movie is the most original sci-fi storyline in, oh, ever? Probably ever.
An experiment to counteract global warming has gone wrong and killed everyone with a new ice age. The few survivors live on Snowpiercer, a huge train that travels around the globe, powered by a perpetual-motion engine. A class system has taken hold, and the poor are planning a revolt.