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Review: The Insurrection

Filmmaker Rene Perez teased his latest flick, The Insurrection, during our interview with him a few weeks back. The film, which takes a very anti-Woke/Anti-SJW slant on liberalism and elite, hasn't been picked up for distribution, and what streaming platforms hosted the film have since pulled it, save one.

Given current sensibilities, I understand the film being controversial. Given an artist's right to freedom of speech and expression, I think it's a shame The Insurrection is struggling to see the light of day.

The Insurrection is certainly one-man's complete vision. Rene has a lot to say about the current state of our world, and Liberal Hollywood. He's been inside the system, so I have no doubt a lot of what's said in The Insurrection has a level of honesty to it... if not complete truth.

How he predicted a global pandemic, which hit around the same time the film was unveiled, is downright frightening.

A CEO (Wilma Elles) from the world's largest telecommunications company is about to expose secrets of how the left-wing media use entertainment to control the masses at the behest of their overseers in the political arena. As her secrets are revealed through a series of live broadcasts, her former associations send private military contractors to assassinate her. She hires a condemned ex-commando (Michael Pare) to keep her alive long enough to get her crucial message to the world.

The interview segments are the focus here, as Rene touches on pretty much every current belief system, and punches holes in them left, right, and centre. It's riveting and thought-provoking stuff for people willing to hear it. I suspect most people wont, as the Left doesn't like to come under fire any more than the Right.

The action sequences are more of an afterthought. Rene can shoot a movie, so everything looks great and moves fast. But I dug the plot around Elles's character more. This is certainly Rene's most accomplished -- and less audience friendly -- work, and I dug it a lot.

If you're looking to have your world rocked a bit, and are willing to hear things you might not want to hear, give The Insurrection a watch. I'm glad I did, and I hope more people have the chance to check it out. It's a Good.

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