Have you heard about Okja yet? It’s Netflix’s latest release, a heart warming tale of a young girl and her giant pig. Awwww, sounds nice. Let’s get the kids!
Oh, hell no.
Look, we all know about Charlotte’s Web, a genuine children’s book that will put you through the emotional wringer, but in a PG sort of way. Okja is not Charlotte’s Web, or Babe. Okja is about a genetically engineered pig who’s meant for the table, but somehow ends up as kid’s pet instead. When the company who created Okja wants the pig back to see how tasty it is, the kid put ups a fight….