Saturday, September 20, 2014

Cube (1997)

Reasonably low budget, considerably high concept, metaphor for life;
Born into confusion, concealed perils await, death is inevitable;
Strength within numbers, collaboration promotes achievement, the innocent ascend.

Our protagonists are in the prime of their life, trying to get to the root of the problem without a square meal to fuel them. Each prisoner (with a moniker akin to an institute of confinement – a sweet conceit) is efficacious in their own right, but to solve the puzzle of Rubik proportions, need to work as a whole or dice with death.

Within the third dimension
There is always room to move...