I’m glad to see more people becoming aware of sex trafficking recently. I’ve seen some good articles and videos teaching us about how prevalent it is and ways we can spot it.
But I’m not too happy to see how it’s been wielded, especially by Covid-19 anti-mask skeptics.
It’s not because the acting, dialogue, or script were astounding. Because none of them were.
It’s not because the film fills a gap in our need for vigilantes to do what we feel we can’t to make a difference in the world. Because if films like that make us feel better, they can also make us feel complacent, and maybe a little blood thirsty. These movies do end up being a little “torture porn the family can enjoy” in some scenes.
It’s not because if there’s a sequel there also has to be a trilogy.
There’s only one reason there needs to be a Taken 3, and the reason is because it should go like this: