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Ep. 157: Movies vs. Capitalism ft. Frank Cappello

Ep. 157: Movies vs. Capitalism ft. Frank Cappello

Analyzing film through an anti-capitalist lens has never been more fun.

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Frank Cappello, host of the new Lever podcast Movies vs. Capitalism, joins us to talk about the new podcast and how it’s ok to be critical of movies and also enjoy them. We make some Oscar predictions, discuss how Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked to make an address during the awards show (and was denied), war propaganda in films and we do a deep(ish) dive into one of the best picture nominees, “Everything Everywhere All At Once.”

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