Kate’s Take Podcast

#13 X-Men (Part 1) with guest Adam Eastwood

February 23, 2017

This week Kate is joined by Adam Eastwood to talk about the metaphors in the X-men movies. In this part 1 of 2 Kate and Adam dig into metaphors of Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, the Holocaust, Japanese Internment Camps, power struggles and the social pressures to conform. Leave your comments of your favorite metaphors in X-men and we’ll mention as many as we can in part 2.

Sources:

Stan Lee Interview https://www.theguardian.com/film/2000/aug/12/features

Bryan Singer interview: http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2003/04/25/bryan_singer_x_men_2_interview.shtml

Malcolm X Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKDUsRoZ0ig

X-Men wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Men