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Manipulation on a scale from least to most delicious. The podcast episode discusses the themes present in the films Snowpiercer and The Favo...
Posted April 14, 2022
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Manipulation on a scale from least to most delicious. The podcast episode discusses the themes present in the films Snowpiercer and The Favourite. Snowpiercer follows the story of a rebellion on a train carrying the last remnants of humanity after a failed experiment to stop global warming results in a new ice age. The film explores themes of class struggle and the consequences of greed and power. The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, is a historical drama set in early 18th century England that follows the tumultuous relationship between two cousins, Sarah Churchill and Abigail Masham, as they compete for the favor of Queen Anne. The film delves into themes of manipulation, power dynamics, and the corruption of personal relationships. Both films examine the destructive nature of societal hierarchies and the lengths individuals will go to in order to attain and maintain power.
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Released: August 1, 2013
Runtime: 126 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Kelly Masterson
Starring: Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Ed Harris
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Released: November 23, 2018
Runtime: 119 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Writer: Tony McNamara, Deborah Davis
Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.