Children of Men

The Tyee review of this movie (which I saw last weekend) is in my opinion off base.

The film is technically quite well done with effective cinematography and acting, but the premise is more than silly; in fact it is quite harmful. I am not referring primarily to the implausibility of sudden global unexplained human-specific infertility, but rather to the fact that the story would have us believe that decades of such infertility lead to massive refugee camps and violence everywhere and that our salvation lies in restoring our fertility. What bunk! The miracle of childbirth is all very nice, but now and for the foreseeable future the less often it happens the better.

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