1 hr 49 min
Staff Writer: Nathaniel Brayton
Elysium was my last hope for this summer, and the lesson I learned was to stop getting my hopes up.
In the future, Earth has become over-populated and littered with crumbling buildings, a reminder of what once was. The poor are stuck living on Earth, while the rich get a life free of poverty and disease on the space station Elysium. Matt Damon’s character, Max, who has gotten the short end of the stick even more so than everyone else living on Earth, tries to fight his way to the utopian society up in the sky. Continue reading