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Film Review: Netflix's How It Ends neglects the key ideas of its end-times tale

8 days ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

How It Ends is most interesting when you consider the implications of its title, which refers to much more than the apocalyptic event that serves as the movie's inciting incident. What truths, fictions, loves, and behaviors evaporate in the face of chaos? Unfortunately, Netflix's latest original film is a bit too reserved to fully commit to the most complicated of these ideas - namely, the ways in which one's devotion can cause them to commit acts that fundamentally change them - despite introducing them early. It's enough to make one wonder how much Brooks McLaren ‘s script has changed...
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