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The movie Fight Club compared to the late 20th century made a great achievement in the film industry and significantly depicted the social system of the late 20th century According to most of the reviewers the success of the film lies behind the fact that most American men are going to inevitably see some of himself in the movie the frustration the uncertainty the resentment of living in a culture where the previous rules have broken down and one makes his way with so many fewer cultural cues and guideposts At heart Fight Club is really a dark parody about consumerist discontent First of all Fight Club was one of the most direct depictions of modern society We can visualize the clear criticisms of the movie from the words of Jamey Hughton Fight Club is the kind of breathless experience that chews you up spits you out and leaves your senses jaded and disorientated with exhilaration Secondly Fight Club was a real evolution of the modern ideals the emergence of modern atomized individuals and consequently urban alienation Finally the movie points out male-female roles and the place of violence in the male identity Critic Gary Crowdus says it best by writing Fight Club members have become so physically impassive so emotionally anesthetized and so spiritually numb that it takes a broken nose a split lip or a few cracked ribs to reawaken their deadened nervous systems and to provide them with a meaningful sense of male identity 46 The biggest aspect of the movie was on modern society which has recently turned out to be consumerism During the movie this new trend is symbolized by the replica of Tyler Durden You are not your job This discourse was completely dedicated to the shaping power of the consumer culture The movie is about what happens when a world defines you by nothing but your job when advertising turns you into a slave bowing at
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