Kino Lefter

Kino Lefter

A socialist podcast about movies and culture based in Edmonton, Alberta. New releases, throwbacks, TV and more get covered here and on our Patron-only feed.... Show More

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August 21, 2019 86 min
This week, the gang is joined by Juan Alba to talk the colonial violence that lies in the heart of a warm film about family and discovery, DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD.Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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You didn't ask for it, we did it. Kino and donoteat sat through 5 hours of Atlas Shrugged to ask, "Why doesn't this movie have more trains?"The first half of this episode is available to everyone, the second half is patreon exclusive. You can access it here along with all of our other bonus episodes (And more to come) for $3 a month.Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and...
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In which our heroes are joined by big leftist car guy Dan McKechnie (@levdir) to talk the latest spectacle from our second favourite mega franchise. Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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UNCONVENTIONAL BONUS EPISODE: Marianne Garneau from Stardust Family United came to Edmonton and gave a talk on the IWW organizing being done in one New York restaurant, and we'd be remiss not to make sure the audio of that isn't available to anyone and everyone who hates their bosses and wants to fire them.You can learn more about the IWW by reading the preamble HERE
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In which our heroes try to decode how they were born in the wrong generation, and prognosticate on feet.We take no responsibility for the factual inaccuracies in our reporting on the 60's.Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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Evan travelled to another mid-sized Canadian city to watch the Season 8 premier or MTV's dating show Are You The One? with Ev and Sophie: hosts of the stellar comedy podcast Dumb Bitch Media. Our first crossover episode is in the Dumb Bitch Media feed here. Support Dumb Bitch Media here. $3 Patrons can access the full episode here. 
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In which Abdul tries to parlay a discussion about the year's most abhorrent movie into a conversation about Ottoman siege tactics and is immediately shut down. Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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The Kino gang sits down with Nick Hayes, half the mastermind behind MEANS TV, to talk about scaling a media co-op, and a patented Kino examination of our political advertising. The ads we watched:https://youtu.be/iJqQouy27SMhttps://youtu.be/q_V76k5xa4chttps://youtu.be/8j5Dso1-4D4https://twitter.com/NorthPpc/status/1141336308129812480The Paige Gorsak Campaign Video we reference:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQ1cLXtmszQ&tKino L...
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July 16, 2019 78 min
In which our heroes really get to the heart of the fascism of this year's worst movie and get heartbroken by Kumail Nanjiani.  Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.Cited:‘Currycels’ and the Unsurprising Racism of the Incel Commun...
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Evan and Abdul have an in-studio interview with Albertan filmmaker Dylan Rhys Howard to discuss his work on capturing the mental health crisis that oil sands workers and their families face in his upcoming CBC documentary Digging in the Dirt. The full interview can be accessed by our Patrons. Consider donating $3/month here to access every Primo Lefter episode. See Dylan's work here. Twitter: @dylanrhyshoward Omar Mo...
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In which our heroes talk about how Midsommar is actually about overcoming trauma with your best gals.Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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Laura, Abdul, and Evan delve back into the abyss of Netflix and find a horrific manifestation of our cultural death. We watched the first two episodes of AWAKE: THE MILLION DOLLAR GAME, and found that our world has turned into a Verhoeven-esque nightmare. Here's an extending clip of our Primo Lefter conversation. Hear the whole episode by becoming a $3 Patron. 
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In which our heroes apply Manufacturing Consent to the high school party movie and come up a little short. Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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Evan (@MacDonaldTweets) and special guest Victoria (@tendergarbage) watched the latest (and last) X-Men film to be released by 20th Century Fox, DARK PHOENIX. It was very bad. Visit our Patreon and subscribe at $3/month to hear the full episode and get instant access to all of our Primo Lefter episodes. 
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In which our heroes try to deconstruct the dialectical materialism that created the world of Toy Story.Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.The BW/DR Essay on Boys: https://www.brightwalldarkroom.com/2019/06/20/a-couple-thousand-...
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In which our tired and sick heroes prognosticate on a robotic Tom HanksKino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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NOTE: Abdul fucked up the upload, so if it seems too quiet on Laura's mic, delete and redownload, it's fixed now. In which our heroes finally give up and become a news of the day podcast after trying to talk the latest Netflix RomComKino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and ...
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GO RAPTORS BABAYYYYSince our regular ep will be a little late and the leftest NBA team is in the finals up against a literal money monoloth, we unlocked a patreon exclusive for all of you.Evan & Abdul celebrate the Cheranah Raptors playing in the NBA Finals by talking about the intersections of class, athleticism, and being a fake fan in Steven Soderbergh's iPhone-shot Netflix original: High Flying Bird. Get more Primo episodes...
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Evan & Abdul celebrate the Cheranah Raptors playing in the NBA Finals by talking about the intersections of class, athleticism, and being a fake fan in Steven Soderbergh's iPhone-shot Netflix original: High Flying Bird. 
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In which our heroes debate whether the king of the monsters would be shit without his busty mandibled queen. Kino Lefter is a movie review podcast where we (allegedly) watch whatever movie is hot this week and break it down from a pointedly left perspective, looking at what it says about our culture, and a society, which is something we live in.
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