Political subtext is everywhere, even at the movies. The weekend’s four big releases—Maleficent: Mistress of Evil; Jojo Rabbit; The Laundromat; and Zombieland: Double Tap—all have surprising and occasionally confounding nods to the fractured nature of the United States. Amanda and Sean look closely at each movie and the circumstances that led to their messages (2:00). Then, Sean is joined by Zombieland: Double Tap director Ruben Fleischer to discuss the sequel to his 2009 hit, his work on Venom, and more (53:00).
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Political subtext is everywhere, even at the movies
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