#27. Snowpiercer (2013) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ James L. Sutter

31 Oct

Trains, bug patties, and revolutions, oh my!  James L. Sutter joins the crew to discuss Joon-Ho Bong’s critically-acclaimed Snowpiercer (2013).  We tackle the film’s symbology, its religious imagery, the allegories of capital and race in its narrative, and a whole lot more.  Plus:  there’s a big old debate at the end on how dramatic “serious” sf is sometimes treated differently than “fun” sf.

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Snowpiercer (2013)

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One Response to “#27. Snowpiercer (2013) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ James L. Sutter”


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    […] in nature, it can easily go down to the bone. But this reminds me of the argument I had during the Skiffy and Fanty episode on Snowpiercer: it seems particularly unfair that movies that take chances (and there’s a lot about […]

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