On this episode, we arrive in perpetually sunny Los Angeles for writer-star Steve Martin's romantic ode to the city, L.A. Story. Ebony and Carolyn discuss the film's gender and class politics, Martin's distinct blend of zaniness and magic, and the way in which the film champions sincerity and depth of feeling. Unlike the movie itself, the podcast does not feature a Patrick Stewart cameo, but it does feature Carolyn briefly imitating Patrick Stewart's character. As always, we offer up our scientifically accurate ratings, and Ebony reveals where the Cinemaball is headed next!
Remember, the weather will change your life, twice.
Cinemaball is presented by Feminist Frequency
Executive Produced and hosted by Carolyn Petit and Ebony Aster
Produced and edited by Sarah Nairalez
Artwork by Raye Abellar
Hosted by Simplecast
Executive Produced by Anita Sarkeesian
Includes audio clips from
The Legend of Billie Jean and L.A. Story
Music by Broke For Free
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08/17/18 • 65 min
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