If you’ve been reading Kotaku and paying attention to the stuff that a lot of our writers like, you’ve probably watched Bong Joon-ho’s terrific post-apocalyptic train-tale Snowpiercer. And while the film’s allegory was likely pretty obvious to anyone who was paying attention, it was often conveyed in some smart, subtle ways.
This new video from Evan Puschak‘s “Understanding Art House” series delves into some of the tricks the film’s director, cinematographer, and set and costume designers used to conjure a societal class-system preserved in a single linear space. Needless to say, the video has
mondo spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the movie yet, go watch! Then come back and watch this.
If you’ve seen it, what did you think of Snowpiercer? Luke says that the comic it’s based on is good, and I’m considering checking it out, once I finish a few other things. Anyone out there read it? What do you think?