Michael and Us: Omni Consumer Products
Many movies in the 1980s depicted American urban landscapes as lawless hellholes, but Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP (1987) was unique for locating the source of the problem in the corporate world. The Superdelegate patron tier has voted for us to watch one of the most beloved screen satires of all time, and we were happy to oblige.
See cohost Will introduce a screening of Don't Let the Riverbeast Get You (2013) at Toronto's Fox Theatre on August 23 - https://www.foxtheatre.ca/movies/dont-let-the-riverbeast-get-you-10th-anniversary/
Order cohost Luke's book The Dead Center - https://www.orbooks.com/catalog/the-dead-center/
Michael and Us is a podcast about political cinema and our crumbling world hosted by Will Sloan and Luke Savage.