Saturday, June 3, 2017
Episode 52: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Chris and Sarah join us as we try to solve that classic cinematic mystery, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Digging beneath the gags and guffaws of this groundbreaking mix of animation and live-action, we investigate its clever use of film noir conventions, uncover the movie's racial subtext, and count the passive-aggressive attacks on former Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and eye daggers.
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