In this episode of EconPop, Andrew discusses Cast Away, Robert Zemeckis’ modern re-telling of Robinson Crusoe. Subjects include specialization, Leonard Read, and daiquiris.
[Movie] Demolition Man
A Los Angeles policeman and his ruthless nemesis from 1996 — are sentenced to frozen incarceration as inmates — into 2032 when they re-enter a bewildering and pacifist society.
[Movie] Cast Away
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks reunite to explore the blessings and heartache of fate and the survival of the human spirit. Tom Hanks gives one of the towering screen performances of all time as Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer whose ruled-by-the-clock existence abruptly ends when a harrowing plane … [read more]
In this episode of EconPop, Andrew discusses Demolition Man, starring Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. Subjects include bureaucracy, the Nanny State, and scotch.