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Sep 8, 2014

Subject: Hot Fuzz (2007)

Observers: John PavlichJimmy Brown

Record Date: September 02, 2014, 02:16 PM

Plot Summary: An over-achieving police officer is exiled by his employers to a seemingly crime-free village, but soon suspects a vast conspiracy of violent elitism beneath the surface.

Note: Jimmy returns to discuss this sometimes-awkward but highly entertaining send-up of the action and slasher genres. We talk about the misuse of a red herring, themes of arrested development throughout Edgar Wright's work and overshadowing a narrative with excessive foreshadowing. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD, and please support the podcast by clicking on the "Donate" button at the top of the homepage.

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