Aug 28, 2018
Back for another comic book movie, I lure Mom in with promises
of Colin Firth without spoiling/warning that he violently kills
dozens of people! In our episode on Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman:
The Secret Service we talk for a bit about my mom’s legs, she
confuses the first scene for the second scene and vice versa, and I
rely completely on what she tells me about Pygmalion; the Shaw
play, not the myth, as there are decidedly fewer statues to fall in
love with. Somehow, we briefly mention Donald Trump, because I’m
sure he’ll love the media attention. I try to get to the bottom of
what framing of violence is worse to my mother’s sensibilities, in
order to gauge whether or not movies that question why, as a
society, we enjoy violence as entertainment are less offensive to
her – and therefore possible future episodes.
For this episode’s Trailer Time, Mom gets to choose from the Aquaman and Shazam! Comic-Con trailers and picks the latter, which is a choice I approve of.
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