There are good motives why Spiderhead—Joseph Kosinski’s Netflix adaptation of the extraordinary George Saunders short story, “Escape from Spiderhead” 

is the only feature movie primarily based totally on the Booker Prize-winning author’s work.  


Saunders’ everyman characters conflict to live decent lives under the thumbs of indifferent institutions, which must make for an ideal film plot because who can’t identify with that?

But entertainment conventions demand that our heroes rebel, combat back, and then light out for the territories, as though injustice can be eluded with a change of scenery. 

Saunders is more honest about the likelihood of any of us getting out, however his artistry lies in his ability to wring darkish humor out of sinister and often hopeless situations,  

the ironic contrast between corporatespeak and the routine cruelties it covers up, the ways language fails to measure the intensity of our experience. 

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