PODCAST: Inherent Vice – Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective Pt.5 (S01E20)

This week, #AtlanticSC closes out their Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective with a discussion on the director’s latest film, INHERENT VICE. To close out the retrospective in style, no to mention show how reactions to INHERENT VICE were divisive, Jason and Lee decided to invite some friends to share their thoughts on the film.

The film stars drug use throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some violence… “But, that’s Shasta… she’s a fun character.”

Episode 20 Breakdown

Introduction
Friends’ reactions to Inherent Vice   7:27
Feature Film Discussion: Inherent Vice  27:06
Pynchon, Steiner, Anderson: Words, Language, and Visual Language   29:59
Inherent Vice: Subversion, Neo-Noir, and Postmodernism  43:42
Anderson’s Exploration of Cultural Issues and the Theme of Family  1:16:09
Closing Thoughts and Shout Outs  1:37:49

How would you rate Anderson’s Inherent Vice? Did you like the film? Sound off in the comment section below!

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