News
Top News

Nightstream Review: Lapsis is Dystopian Sci-Fi That Hits Close to Home

Nightstream Review: Lapsis is Dystopian Sci-Fi That Hits Close to Home

As multi-billion dollar corporations expand their reach within their respective industries (and beyond), the wage gap in our country increases. Executives are granted astronomical bonuses while the people on the ground floor are shifted from full-time employment to freelancers as a way to mitigate the possibility of unions, paying health insurance, etc. Welcome to the gig economy: a capitalist spin promising “self-employment” and freedom while actually trending towards isolation so that anyone can be cut loose before they start costing more to keep on the payroll than they’re worth in profits. Meet your quota. Follow the automated voice about break time. Compete with your fellow workers and quite literally take food out of their mouths upon winning while your bosses laugh over a scotch on the golf course.

While that description may sound like Amazon’s worldwide takeover of every business that can be privatized, cheapened, and commoditized from

See full article on The Film Stage