The Movie ' Poof ' The Earth Is Now Filled With Empty Shoes And Buildings

777 Words Nov 16th, 2015 4 Pages
People talk about Armageddon like it’s some future event. With dramatic morbid gravitas and fanfare ‘POOF’ the earth is now filled with empty shoes and buildings. “That my friend was the human race, and how fast did they run”. Roll credits. Directed by The Coen Brothers ,or whoever the clean shirts decided would sell more. The dirty shirts get up from the stained seats and leave with clear minds out of the theater. “Well that movie was really heavy, but it was so beautifully done. What real emotions they portrayed, the characters were so believable.” Everybody passes under the marquee without making eye contact with each other and drive off into their own sunset.

We all know this movie and we see it every day. It’s become another statistic, another kid hit by a drunk driver or man committing suicide with a bottle of bourbon. We see it so often that we tune it out like your father or mother telling you to take out the trash. It’s a franchise movie put out every quarter, and boy just look at those numbers grow.

Armageddon happens every day and it’s welcomed by tall men and women on soap boxes.

There’s never a real resolution to these films just a series of epilogues thrown into a popcorn bag for your choosing. It always ends with a climax with some sort of retribution that everyone agrees with in the employee lounge. Blood gets blood and if the villain isn’t privy to that then they get a stay in a steel motel. The victims never get their say because they weren’t…

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