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01
May

Do The Right Thing | Episode 9

It ain’t never too hot or never too cold for talking about this masterpiece. Dutch angles? Autochthony? The Great Debasers channel their inner Walter Benjamins and offer you a fresh take on this controversial 1989 depiction of racial tension in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.

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20
Mar

A Fish Called Wanda | Episode 3

The boys tackle Jeremy’s fist cinematic memory: A FISH CALLED WANDA. Is John Cleese’s 1988 screwball comedy a picture-postcard from Monty Python to an unsuspecting American audience? Are there corresponding geo-political undertones? Is it funny? Is it sexist? Is it good? Is it great? Is it appropriate for a six year old? Find out! As The Great Debasers get to the bottom of things faster than Otto eats a goldfish.

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12
Mar