Fight Club By Chuck Palahniuk

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Fight Club Fast-paced, dark humor and a whole lot of punches, this is director David Fincher adaptation of the novel Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk. The film depicts the life of a young depressed man played by Edward Norton who is a pawn in the corporate world. Isolated and a sense of not belonging the narrator (the character) resorts to attending support groups to help his insomnia. During one of his meeting he ends up finding another “tourist” named Marla Singer (Helena Bonham Carter) a smoking women with no cares, disrupts his life. On a business trip the narrator meets a charming yet, cocky guy named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). He sells soap and believes consumerism/capitalism is what enslaves people leaving confined to joyless jobs.…show more content…
Far lower than its budget which was estimated at $63,000,000. When the film was originally released it caused mixed criticism. Many believed it was too violent; while others praise the acting. Even with the less than stellar reviews and low ticket sales, the film began to build a cult following. After the movie was release on DVD the movie impressively did very will. The movie has continued to stay relevant even after 16 years since its original release. College students still have the movie poster taped up on their dorm and even T-shits with the soap logo. Clearly, the film has done quite well over the years after its release; thanks to the cult following. However, even though the film has gain popularity it has spawn actual fight clubs. People influenced by the film began to start their own fight club. This has popped up in all over the news and videos online have surfaced. The movie focuses on controversial ideas of anti-capitalism and yes, even anti-God at a point. Many have written it off as just a film that over glorifies violence or a typical mans-man film. They seem to overlook the intense speeches and insight of what many can relate to in everyday life. Durden shares his enlighten ideas and empowering speech about generation X. “God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we
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