This week on the Film Colossus podcast, we’re talking about a coming-of-age movie that’s destined to become a classic: Bottoms. We discuss the history of high school movies and why this absurd take on growing up stands out.
Bottoms | A Coming-of-Age Classic
The Menu is a critique of classism within cultures. In the film, it’s directly applied to the culinary world, pitting a $1250 multi-course dining experience against a $9.95 burger. What does the consumer prefer? What does the chef prefer? But the message extends to other arenas. The movie industry comes to mind. The fashion industry. A Danielle Steel book vs. a Virginia Woolf novel. Does more intellectual always equal better? Does more expensive always equal better?