A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose And A Viewer Is A Prisoner: A Review of THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT 

The Stanford Prison Experiment is a film about what it means to be human, with a special emphasis on what it feels like to suffer and to know pain. Of course, it’s also about the Stanford prison experiment, which is portrayed so realistically, one wonders why a film was even made about it at all. Those searching frames for facsimiles of what they learned in Psych class are likely to be pleased, finding that, within these artificial halls of realism, viewers are trained not to wonder, but to condemn their imaginations under director Kyle Alvarez’s strict, no-tolerance policy demanding them to do so. An appropriate tag-line for this film could’ve been, “Here it is. Again.”

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A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose And A Viewer Is A Prisoner: A Review of THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT