It asks audience to move to another dimension, to accept the possibility of simply fixing things by rejecting the inevitability of our own destruction.
It takes a while for the film to get to providing some detail to that scene, and even then, it still feels like something that was done for effect rather than for narrative purposes.
There is a better film that could have been made from what’s already in here, but what we get is a pretty tame and tedious horror movie.
Rather than simply wave it away as some sort of unexplainable occurrence, or play it off as a postmodern joke, the film goes into detail into the process with which its heroine becomes functionally immortal.
The film is pretty charming in its sweeter moments, but in the end it is defined by its poor attempts at emulating Asian horror elements.
It seems worth noting that Spy, a comedy, is actually more cavalier with its violence than something like The Expendables.
It looks into the horrors that OFWs may face at home, when they return to a family that only feels their influence through the money and gifts they send on a regular basis.
And while the platform remains an interesting curiosity, the films that have been produced from them are becoming increasingly unbearable.
This seems to have little to do with the actual quality of the film, however, which is uneven but hardly worthy of the jeering.
There's a lot to explore in here, the setting inherently seeded with the potential for some truly horrible, difficult choices.