Naked Singularity Review: A Bewildering Mash-Up of Drugs, Sci-Fi, and Social Justice

Naked Singularity Review: A Bewildering Mash-Up of Drugs, Sci-Fi, and Social Justice
Naked Singularity is a bewildering mashup of social justice themes, science fiction, and hackneyed crime thriller. A disaffected public defender becomes involved in a beautiful parolee's drug heist. While the universe counts down to inexplicably collapsing. None of it makes a lick of sense. Naked Singularity strives for depth and meaning, but comes up woefully short. Sergio De La Pava's celebrated debut novel gets a feeble big screen adaptation.

John Boyega stars as Casi, a well-meaning and virtuous public defender in New York City. He's tired of watching poor people incarcerated for minor offenses. Wealthy criminals post bond and go free while his clients unjustly rot in prison. He's also become the favorite target of an acerbic judge (Linda Lavin). Who's itching to have him disbarred for contempt.

Olivia Cooke co-stars as Lea, an ex-druggie working at a claims booth at the NYPD tow pound. She foolishly becomes involved
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