Join us for another installment of the AMS Film Series, which is featuring films related to this year’s department theme: security/insecurity. This week’s film, David Fincher’s The Game, will be introduced by Dr. Randolph Lewis, whose research includes surveillance culture and cinema studies.
The film features wealthy financier Nicholas Van Orton, who gets a strange birthday present from wayward brother Conrad: a live-action game that consumes his life. Before there was Fight Club, there was The Game, Fincher’s under-appreciated masterpiece — a dark examination of morose privilege, perverse entertainment, and Situationist surveillance. Nothing is what it seems… no one can be trusted… nothing can protect you.
Check it out in CMA 2.306 at 6:15 on Thursday, October 24.
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