208 episodes

In the spirit of the great “Mister First Nighter”, Murray Rothbard’s movie critic review pen name, Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.
The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

Sometimes it's just the two hosts talking and sometimes featuring guests in the Liberty movement such as Walter Block, Adam Kokesh, and members of the Tom Woods Elite, and more...

We publish on Sundays and for holidays or other special events as available.

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Actual Anarchy Podcast - AnCap Movie Reviews from a Rothbardian Perspective Actual Anarchy

    • Film Reviews
    • 4.4 • 29 Ratings

In the spirit of the great “Mister First Nighter”, Murray Rothbard’s movie critic review pen name, Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Anarcho-Capitalist perspective.

We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking. Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.
The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

Sometimes it's just the two hosts talking and sometimes featuring guests in the Liberty movement such as Walter Block, Adam Kokesh, and members of the Tom Woods Elite, and more...

We publish on Sundays and for holidays or other special events as available.

Like us on Facebook, Subscribe on the YouTubez, Follow us on the Twitterz, Support us on the Patreon!

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    Episode 208 - JFK (1:33:48)

    Episode 208 - JFK (1:33:48)

    It's the return of the great Peter R. Quinones for another round of Costner epics as we review Oliver Stone's, "JFK".

    JFK is a 1991 American epic political thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy and alleged cover-up through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner).

    In reference to our review of "They Live", it's like Oliver Stone is fighting with us for over three hours to put on the damn glasses. Garrison is a naive idealist, like Nada, and his attempt to awaken others is net with scorn.

    This promises to be a pretty deep discussion on the deep state that still has repercussions to this day.

    Next week, we welcome the Urban Agorist, James Jenneman to discuss the class analysis film, "High-Rise".

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/208

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Episode 207 - They Live (1:13:17)

    Episode 207 - They Live (1:13:17)

    We're joined by special guest, Robert P. Murphy of the Bob Murphy Show to talk about John Carpenter's "They Live'. He is here to chew bubblegum and talk about They Live, and he’s all out of bubble gum. Fear the Murph!

    They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They numb our senses without us feeling it. They control our lives without us realizing it. They live. Horror master John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) directs this heart-pounding thriller. Aliens are systematically gaining control of the earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission. Humanity's last chance lies with a lone drifter who stumbles upon a harrowing discovery - a unique pair of sunglasses that reveal the terrifying and deadly truth.

    Bob did an episode on his show about the movie last year so we will discuss some of his points and give our own take as well.

    Out of Frame by FEE just released a video on "They Live" as well that we will reference on this one and post on the show notes page.

    Join us next week for the return of the great Peter R. Quinones for another round of Costner epics as we review Oliver Stone's, "JFK".

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/207

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

    SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 206 - The Beast of War (1:33:04)

    Episode 206 - The Beast of War (1:33:04)

    We welcome the great, Kyle Anzalone of the Libertarian Institute on to discuss an under-appreciated and listener-suggested war movie, "The Best of War", just in time for Armistice Day.

    Our listener, Nick, had the following to say (paraphrased):

    "...I stumbled across a movie I had never heard of, it completely blew me away and so ever since I've been desperately trying to convince everyone across movie fandom to give it a shot and hopefully drag out of complete obscurity...I kid you not when I say this is the best Hollywood film you've never heard of. Quentin Tarantino's old writing partner Roger Avery has it down as the best movie of 1988 and he also has it down as one of his 20 desert island films with 'Apocalypse now' being the only other war film...if you do see it, let me know if you agree with me that this might be one of the 10 best American movies of the 1980s, one way or another we need to find a way to raise this movie's profile and prevent it from continual obscurity once and for all."

    Looks like a winner to me and we know Kyle, who was our guest on another war movie a few years ago called "War Machine" will bring a lot to the discussion as he is a machine when it comes to reporting on this topic on his show "Conflicts of Interest" with his co-host Will Porter.

    And if this wasn't enough goodness, we're going to be having special guest, Robert P. Murphy of the Bob Murphy Show on next week to talk about John Carpenter's "They Live”.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/206

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

    SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Episode 205 - The Purge (1:31:28)

    Episode 205 - The Purge (1:31:28)

    This week we get into the spirit and do a movie that we believe will be appropriate for the aftermath of the election - no matter the victor - as we do “The Purge” with Olof the AnarchoViking.

    The Purge is an American media franchise centered on a series of dystopian action horror films distributed by Universal Pictures and produced by Blumhouse Productions and Platinum Dunes, mainly created by James DeMonaco. The films present a seemingly normal, crime free America in the near-future.

    Join us next week for a special Armistice Day episode as we are joined by the great, Kyle Anzalone of the Libertarian Institute and host of Conflicts of Interest to do the listener-suggested and oft-overlooked, “The Beast of War”.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/205

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

    SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode 204 - The Addams Family (1:29:13)

    Episode 204 - The Addams Family (1:29:13)

    We get a little spooky around here and do a Halloween episode with Patrick and Lizzie MacFarlane to introduce their new podcast, Unhallowed and to talk about the animated Addams Family from last year.

    Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family, the first family of Halloween, is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and utterly iconic, the Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor.

    Join us next week as we get into the spirit and do a movie that we believe will be appropriate for the aftermath of the election - no matter the victor - as we do “The Purge” with Olof the AnarchoViking.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/204

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

    SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode 203 - The Postman (1:18:41)

    Episode 203 - The Postman (1:18:41)

    We are joined once again by the great Peter R. Quiñones of the Free Man Beyond the Wall Podcast back to the familiar waters of Kevin Costner flicks as we will review "The Postman" tonight.

    Years after a major global conflict has left the United States in dystopian disarray, a nomadic traveler who becomes known as the Postman (Kevin Costner) wanders through towns in the Northwest, delivering old mail. Thanks to the Postman's presence, people begin to believe that the U.S. government has been restored. During his travels, the Postman becomes involved with the lovely Abby (Olivia Williams) and clashes with the dictatorial Gen. Bethlehem (Will Patton).

    Join us next week as we get a little spooky around here and do a Halloween episode with Patrick and Lizze MacFarlane to introduce their new podcast, Unhallowed and to talk about the Jemaine Clement movie, What We Do in the Shadows - OR - we will do the animated Addams Family from last year.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/203

    Presented by www.ActualAnarchy.com

    Robert and I analyze popular movies from a Rothbardian/Anarcho-Capitalist perspective. We use movies as a starting point for people who may not be familiar with this way of thinking.

    Discussion of the plot and decisions that characters make in relation to morality and violations of the non-aggression principle are our bread and butter.

    We also will highlight and discuss any themes or lessons from Austrian Economics that we can glean from the film.

    The point is to show what anarchy actually is with instances that are presented in film.

    We publish at least once per week; and occasionally will do specials surrounding holidays or events (elections/olympics) and have guests.

    SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS (or iTUNES)

    • 1 hr 18 min

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Love the show’s premise - red pill normies while talking about movies. Robert & Daniel are always infotaining. I’ve *almost* forgiven them for ruining Rogue One for me. Haha

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