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Tag: Absurdism

Everything Everywhere All at Once: The Meaning of Existence (or the lack thereof)

Everything Everywhere All at Once: The Meaning of Existence (or the lack thereof)

Literary
by ABIGAIL M. ADRIATICO  IN THE eyes of nihilists, existence is futile as they see that one’s choices do not matter in the grand scheme of the universe. For them, there is nothing to anticipate beyond this earthly realm. They anchor on the idea that despite the efforts one does all throughout their life, nothing truly matters in the end. Written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything Everywhere All at Once explores the dynamic of a family with conflicting ideals while tackling the various philosophical views of existence. It focuses on Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh), an ordinary Chinese-American woman who struggles to balance her duties as a wife, daughter, mother, and business owner. While being audited by the Internal Revenue Service, Evelyn is confronte...