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the_mentaculus's rating of the film Children of Men

Although the year depicted is 2027, Cuarón seems to have jumped the gun - the film's complacency and consumerism, fatality and nihilism, terrorism and nationalism, fits all-too snugly into the (a)moral fiber of 2017. The film's unrelenting anxiety gives it both urgency and, strangely, authenticity. The film's future is Now, and it hurts.