“I didn’t kick you out, the bank did; I just represent it,” Rick Carver (Michael Shannon) to Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield)
A capitalist drama so heart pounding it might as well be classified as a thriller. Noses maybe turned up at the thought of being preached to. 99 HOMES is not a Ken Loachian essay (though there is nothing wrong with those), it is instead a slickly crafted, tense examination of the fallacy that is first world meritocracy, generally, and the American dream, specifically. Society sans safety net is what is being examined, coupled with morality and legality and their divergence.
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