‘Office’ And The Horror Of Millennial Job Prospects

I’m finally getting around to talking about Office – perhaps because it’s that time of the year. New year, new me, everyone keeps saying, and I am good, but the rest of the world is definitely stressful. I’ve been dealing with it the way I deal with most stressful things: by watching horror movies until I fall asleep with the TV blaring.

Office was released in 2015, so it’s definitely not new. But for those of you who haven’t seen it yet: it’s a Korean thriller by Won-Chan Hong, where an overworked intern deals with ghostly possession and an unhinged coworker. The depiction of unsteady, underpaid work as a subliminal form of terror is a great analogy to draw.

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