How ‘The Truman Show’ Warned Us About Social Media (Before It Was Invented)

Tom Trott
Tom Trott
Nov 21, 2018 · 8 min read

The Truman Show (1998) is perhaps one of the most interpretable films ever made. In just 103-minutes it presents and teases apart a wide range of themes: our relationship with television and media, the way large companies control and curate our lives through representation, the way we filter real life through the narrative structures of popular storytelling…