I’m not a movie person — I don’t often go to them, I don’t often make them — but it seems to me that something happened last year.
Someone had a vision of gorgeous catastrophe: of people in cars falling off bridges, and of high-def cameras strapped to the dashboards, capturing the chaos. Someone had that vision, and she ran with it.
I mean, this can’t be a coincidence, can it?
Salt (around the 1:42 mark)
Due Date (around the 1:46 mark)
And the people behind the truly appalling Inception built a whole freaking movie around it:
There are probably more, but like I said, I don’t watch so many movies. Still: zeitgeisty, no?