What messages are movies delivering? What makes them work or not work? And why does that matter? Newbery Medal Winner Tae Keller and her husband Josh Nadel tackle these questions, and dissect the way movies both reflect and impact our culture. Tune in for story analysis, debates, a sprinkling of fun facts, and a whole lot of hot takes along the way.

Finding Dory, or Just Keep Sequel-ing

5 months ago

Does Finding Dory live up to its predecessor? This week, we discuss disability, heisting octopods, and the prison industrial complex.

02:08 Let's discuss!

07:55 A positive message about disability

16:33 Sequel problems, and treading familiar ground

21:47 Tae doesn't think octopods can drive, even though they have nine brains

29:14 Josh takes a big swing. Do you agree?

Link: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/psychology-behind-dorys-short-term-memory-loss