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By the end, the moral dilemmas faced by the film’s intensely likable protagonists as well as its comically evil villains have disturbing implications. Virtue proves to be as damaging as malice; humanitarianism reaps many of the same outcomes as Ayn Randian selfishness, as if the film’s titular train did not call back enough to “Atlas Shrugged” already.
Death and Taxes
But wait, she has a companion. Potentially John Galt. Here they are, isolated from each other in different glass chambers, getting ready for … what, exactly?
Ah, an end of the world piano concerto.
Apparently, the One57 lifestyle—and, to make a sweeping generalization, the “luxury lifestyle”—is a lonely Randian post-apocalyptic fantasy. All for the low price of $54 million.
Most notably included on the list are classics such as “Catch 22,” “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Lord of the Rings.” It is hard to believe that such coveted titles are abandoned by readers, but Goodreads has found that these classics are usually left to collect dust before the final page is turned.