Went to see Fight Club at a Hawthorn cinema last night, with my partner and my sister. I’d never actually seen the film before, although I read the book about a decade ago, and really enjoyed it as a story about alienation under capitalism (and, of course, toxic masculinity). For my tastes the movie dragged on too long – the book only took me an hour and a half to read, back in the day, and the movie manages to be almost an entire hour longer than that 😂 – but I enjoyed the beginning and the ending, so overall I’m left with a positive opinion. Not my usual kind of movie, and not perfect either, but pretty good.
Jessica Smith is a socialist and a feminist who loves animals, books, gaming, and cooking; she’s also interested in linguistics, history, technology and society.