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    Interstellar’s “Blight” as a Racial Metaphor for Ethnic Third Worldization

    A case for the metaphorical interpretation of “Blight” in the Hollywood blockbuster Interstellar as the “rising tide of color” that drags the USA down. by Ernest Hail (Editor’s Note: This movie review is an abridged version of Hail’s original article published in November 2014 on his blog.) Movie theatre poster of “Interstellar” The 2014 blockbuster Interstellar depicts a mid-21st-century USA that has undergone serious decline, in almost all areas, for decades. The USA still hobbles along but has turned into a mushy, faded carbon copy of its former self. Mired in hopelessness, the political apparatus is tasked with managing further decline (which it does in certain pathetic and entertaining ways).…