Pervert's Guide to Ideology

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Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Post by Dirt McGirt » Thu May 29, 2014 2:51 am

Watched this 'documentary' on Netflix over the course of two workouts split between stationary bike and treadmill time this week. I will note for the record that decades ago I minored in philosophy, so that might be why I was excited by a pseudo-documentary trying to be an accessible bit of modern media related to 20th century ideology.

I liked it a lot, though, and it obviously did not hurt that one of the examples they examined was the fight scene from the classic Rowdy Roddy Piper vehicle "They Live;" give it 10 minutes, and maybe you'll decide it's worth finishing. The narrator's accent is tough to deal with, but other than that it was interesting.
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Re: Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Post by seeahill » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:43 am

They Live.
It's deep.
(fast forward through the credits to get to the philosophy)

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Re: Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:22 pm

Dirt McGirt wrote:Watched this 'documentary' on Netflix over the course of two workouts split between stationary bike and treadmill time this week. I will note for the record that decades ago I minored in philosophy, so that might be why I was excited by a pseudo-documentary trying to be an accessible bit of modern media related to 20th century ideology.

I liked it a lot, though, and it obviously did not hurt that one of the examples they examined was the fight scene from the classic Rowdy Roddy Piper vehicle "They Live;" give it 10 minutes, and maybe you'll decide it's worth finishing. The narrator's accent is tough to deal with, but other than that it was interesting.

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Re: Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Post by johno » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:42 am

Is it available with English subtitles?
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

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