The origin story of Netflix’s film that is newWhat took place To Monday” is, to place it politely, perplexing. Norwegian manager Tommy Wirkola pitched the script to manufacturers after finding curiosity about its futuristic globe, that he felt had been similar to “Looper” and “Blade Runner:” “sci-fi films with a restricted budget — however with a truly cool high-concept concept.”
What’s perplexing is that Wirkola been able to patch together a “high-concept idea” through the haphazard string of dystopian tropes that produces within the movie.
What’s uncomfortably evident may be the restricted spending plan: “What took place to Monday” almost has most of the makings of a cult-status B-movie, with cartoonish figures, campy discussion and a good amount of gore. Continue reading