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The Belko Experiment review: it’s almost horror-satire, but it settles for splatter

The Verge Sunday, 19 March 2017 ()
The Belko Experiment review: it’s almost horror-satire, but it settles for splatterA recent Hollywood Reporter interview about the cheapie horror movie The Belko Experiment reveals two nuggets of information that seem pretty relevant to how the film came out: reportedly, Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn got the plot hook from a dream, then banged out the script in a week. That explains a lot about how The Belko Experiment plays out, as a nightmarish but half-assed scenario where the emotions and the gore have impact, but the larger story behind them doesn’t. It could have used a few more weeks on the drafting table, to sharpen its ideas and give it priorities other than gore. There’s a freshly relevant, Get Out-level social satire lurking somewhere in the movie’s core conceits, but what actually made it to...
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News video: ‘The Belko Experiment’ One Bad Day The Office

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Even before the killing starts, the Belko Corporation doesn’t seem like a great place to work.

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