Tomorrowland movie review, Themes and Memes ep23

 

On this episode, we look at 'Tomorrowland'; a Disney film based on the future-themed arena within Disneyland of the same name:

"Whenever Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) touches a lapel pin with the letter T on it, she finds herself transported to Tomorrowland, a city filled with huge robots and sleek buildings. The gifted young woman recruits the help of scientist Frank Walker (George Clooney), a previous visitor to Tomorrowland, who years ago made a startling discovery about the future. Together, the two adventurers travel to the metropolis to uncover its mysterious secrets."

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 Topics discussed include: Los Angeles, Disneyland, Futurism, Walt Disney, Science, Scienctism, Technocratic Ideals, Optimism, Pessimism, Target Audience, Childen, Young Adults, Females, NASA Involvement, George Clooney, CFR, Fantasy Elements, Infantile Plot Devices, Environmental Propaganda, AGW, Overpopulation, Dystopian Themes, Apocalyptic Messages, Ray Bradbury, 'Fahrenheit 451', George Orwell, '1984', Aldous Huxley, 'Brave New World', Scientific Prophecy, Recruitment, Initiation, Utopianism, Conflicting Messages and Ideas, Confusion, Propaganda Techniques on Children, Family Dynamics, Young vs Old, Emotional Manipulation, Malicious Intent.

 

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