Don’t Look Up’s Strained Metaphor Crashes and Burns

The new tragicomedy Don’t Look Up is of two minds as to what it’s trying to do. On one hand, director Adam McKay has said in interviews that the film is a serious attempt to raise the alarm about the dangers of climate change and the media’s failure to properly cover it. On the other, it’s a satirical comedy intended to make audiences laugh. Continue reading Don’t Look Up’s Strained Metaphor Crashes and Burns