On this week’s Movies vs. Capitalism, Rivka and Frank are joined by Carla Marie Davis (political content creator, fashion stylist, and co-host of the Sip & Politic podcast) for a nuanced discussion about Ruben Östlund’s brutal 2022 satire, Triangle of Sadness.
The group unpacks how the film is one of the most effective modern commentaries about class politics, even though its ideas regarding gender dynamics aren’t as fully fleshed out. They also dig into how the film confronts the concepts of capitalism and communism head-on, but seems more interested in the human condition and the influence of power.
A rough transcript of the episode is available here.
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