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Soylent Green is landmark screen science-fiction, a riveting entertainment and a cautionary tale that holds a mirror to a tomorrow rife with ecological disaster. Working well again in the futuristic genre following Planet of the Apes and The Omega Man, action titan Charlton Heston portrays Thorn, a detective prowling the dank streets of a polluted, overpopulated Big Apple gone rotten in 2022. He’s trailing a murderer – and the trail leads to a stunning discovery. Vividly realized, Soylent Green's world gains its power not just from its special effects but from its heart – a human dimension magnified by the performance of legendary Edward G. Robinson in his moving screen farewell.
This movie was supposed to portray life in 2022 after our civilization slid down its slippery slope of moral and environmental decay. Read morePublished 2 days ago by James H. Meyer
The original SOYLENT GREEN came out in theaters in 1972. I remember going to a theater across from where I lived in Hollywood to watch the movie, and the movie "stuck" in... Read morePublished 3 days ago by leslie gilbert
This is an amusing and interesting look into a Utopian future that has a twist that makes it quite memorable.Published 11 days ago by Dragon
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|Differences btwn 2003 & 2007 versions of "Soylent Green"?||
Amen, brother (or sister). And now it looks like there's a 2008 one! Or is there? Cover looks the same, but Amazon has it listed in addition to this one. Talk about a terrible way to organize this stuff.
Apr 14, 2010 by Chazzz | See all 2 posts
|Blu-Ray aspect ratio||
Wait and see. Amazon is frequently wrong on details like that. Classic b&w films are listed as color, aspect ratios are listed incorrectly, etc.
Don't worry about it -- I'm sure it will be presented in it's original format.
Mar 14, 2011 by Charlie | See all 2 posts