When I want to relax and take my mind off things, I like to watch movies from the 20th century, especially the 1990s. As someone who grew up in this magical decade, immersing myself in 90s nostalgia is like a balm to my soul. I mean, everything about the 90s was better. Fun things were fun. Cool things were cool. And, in my opinion, society was just saner and happier.
So when I recently came across the 1993 movie Demolition Man, I could not resist. Is there something more 90s than Wesley Snipes fighting Sylvester Stallone while wearing denim overalls?
But watching this movie in 2022 ended up being a bizarre, mind-bending experience.
First, the movie takes place in 2032, which is only ten years from now. In other words, we are currently much closer to the “future” of the movie than to the year it was actually made. Second,