The Trial of Licorice Pizza

Licorice Pizza – Fun-loving, 1970’s set coming-of-age romantic comedy, or dark look at an older woman’s inappropriate relationship with a 15 year old boy set against the backdrop of gropey film producers and racist restaurant owners?

Who knew Paul Thomas Anderson’s trip down nostalgia lane was going to be so controversial? James Kent, The Movie Morlock, and his frequent cohort, Shannon tackle the controversies with two different takes on the movie.

For the Morlock, this discussion was definitely a highlight, because it is a conversation that dives beneath the surface level of a movie that sometimes gets relegated to nothing more than social media scuttle, and certain films deserve a deeper dive.

Also on this episode a brief discussion of The Lost Daughter and Power of the Dog.

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