Mechanical and Human: On Jill Sprecher’s Clockwatchers

The monotony of modern office culture and its attendant angst are rarely treated as carefully as they are in Clockwatchers (1997), Jill Sprecher’s directorial debut. As a softer, more subtle precursor to Office Space (1999), Clockwatchers is a classic workplace satire from the depths of Generation X, but behind its lighthearted exterior sits a meditation […]