I re-watched the film Fight Club by David Fincher recently. I did so because of a comment I heard about Fight Club being a “satire of toxic masculinity”. This didn’t resonate with me and I needed to take another look. It’s easy to dismiss new ideas and interpretations of art – especially if it’s art that you love – and to be fair I do like Fight Club (both the movie and the original book by Chuck Palahniuk).
But is it still relevant in this age of #meToo and calling out bad male behaviour?
Some art does not age well. Enquiring minds (well mine anyway) would like to know if this is the case with Fight Club…Continue reading