Escape from New York

Escape from New York ★★★★

The moment in the film when the POTUS says "The nation appreciates their sacrifice," it just sent me into a whirlwind. All three Carpenter movies I've watched—all of them this year—have not only been prescient but also timely for 2020, so much so that if these were made today, they would have seemed too on-the-nose a send-up of our current political and social situations.