unc film studies & media production alum
I’m obsessed with cults and pyramid schemes and boy we need docs for every multi-level marketing company because this just scratches the surface of that whole world. They are so deeply sinister and there is SO much to delve into, from the blatant cult tactics to the rampant racism and misogyny. honestly, we could’ve had a whole episode unpacking the psychotic conventions they hold.
preface: before this I was in the bathroom at the sinks and the lady beside me goes “dont you just love old fashioned sinks!” And I was internally like WHAT then looked up and it was TESSA THOMPSON and we proceeded to have a convo about sinks. then I go to my seat and not only is she sitting in front of me, but then Damien Chazelle comes and sits in my row a couple seats down????