Episode 227

Published on:

6th Apr 2023

Tom Green and The Czech New Wave

THIS WEEK: Daisies (1966) and Freddy Got Fingered (2001)

When it comes to films that are dialed in on extreme provocation and destruction, it's hard to beat Věra Chytilová's landmark Czech New Wave classic, Daises or Tom Green's unfairly maligned 2001 magnum opus, Freddy Got Fingered. One is a complex takedown of patriarchal norms and authoritarianism. The other has Rip Torn getting covered in elephant cum. Tune in to figure out which one is which!

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