Contextual Deviants: We talk about movies like no one else talks about movies.

Christian Hagen, along with co-hosts David Gutsche and Matthew Bahn (and guests), examine popular films through several critical contexts, with one catch: The contexts are drawn at random. What is the true meaning of Christmas in The Matrix? What does Kung Fu Panda say about Marxist economics? Is Inside Llewyn Davis actually Die Hard? The answers will probably surprise you almost as much as they surprise us!

Our theme song is “Gun Tonic” from The Bad Man. You can find more of their music here: www.thebadmanusa.com. And you should, because they’re awesome.

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