She’s trapped for 90 years on board a spaceship with Jim Preston (Chris Pratt), and he’s the one who trapped her. Yes, it sounds like the elevator pitch for a horror film, but this is a Christmas blockbuster: Passengers, curiously, is couched as a story about love.
In other words, for the sake of dramatic tension, cinema sometimes normalizes abuse, recasting it as romantic. Passengers is intended to be a grand romance, but it’s also a story of a man manipulating a woman and depriving her of her agency.
Oh Hollywood… Serieus, WTF. Lees het hele artikel.
En spoilers, maar wie zal dat roesten.