Abort the Mission! Individuals vs. Institutions in “White House Down” and “Olympus Has Fallen”
“White House Down” and “Olympus Has Fallen” share a lot of plot points, but one in particular tells us a lot about how Americans see individuals versus institutions.
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Movies Gone Rogue: The Increasingly Negative Portrayal of the US Government in Movies, 2001-2012
As public trust in the US government declines, it’s depicted less favorably in Hollywood.
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The Pseudoscientific Philosophy of Source Code
Let’s explain what pretended to happen in that movie you just watched.
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Episode 97: Pimp My Ride of Violence
The Overthinkers tackle Iron Man 2.
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The American Tragic Hero #1 — John Rambo
Above all else, America is dedicated to the proposition that “what happened to other countries isn’t going to happen to us.” As such, our variations on the tragic hero struggle to buck free of their core restrictions, often with startling … Continued
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