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‘Settlers' Film Review: Stark Sci-Fi Allegory Explores Questions of Colonialism

1 day ago   |   By The Wrap

Given the fanfare surrounding Sir Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos' recent forays into space, “Settlers” feels especially timely. Writer-director Wyatt Rockefeller uses his debut film to anticipate the next step after space travel, raising questions about both human sustainability and ownership.
In some ways, the film also calls to mind the current culture wars revolving around America's origins, with an underlying message about not repeating history.
Unlike Matt Damon's abandoned scientist in “The Martian,” Reza and Ilsa and their daughter Remmy (Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida Project”)...
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