012 – The Pope Is a Normie (Round 1, Part 12)

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Sports fans, I’ve got to to come clean: we are a couple of dirty, dirty birdies at the top of this one. Like real filthy. There’s also some mental health talk. But we do talk about movies, specifically about the influence of classical Hollywood film, mental illness in film, “middlebrow” as a qualifier, and navel-gazing as a stylistic conceit. So in other words, another classic episode of the pod!

This week’s matchups:
All About Eve v. A Beautiful Mind
Inception v. 8 1/2

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