193 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
    • 4.5, 28 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 193 - Alita: Battle Angel (1:28:48)

    Episode 193 - Alita: Battle Angel (1:28:48)

    We’re here to talk about “Alita: Battle Angel” that has some interesting questions about sentience and self-ownership among other fun angles. Our guest is Alex who had joined us in the past for the musical rendition of “Les Miserables” and this is a suggestion on his part.

    Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

    Join us next week as we head back to the jungle to take on a Kubrick classic, “Full Metal Jacket” with our film connoisseur friend, Jon Reed who was on most recently for another brilliant war film, “Apocalypse Now”.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/193

    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 28 min
    Episode 192 - Uncut Gems (1:33:37)

    Episode 192 - Uncut Gems (1:33:37)

    We’re here to talk about a more serious Adam Sandler movie, “Uncut Gems” that opens with a hole in his butt, and ends with a hole in his head. Our pal Patrick MacFarlane of Liberty Weekly joins us to discuss this movie about gambling addiction, the NBA playoffs, and precious gemstones on tonight’s episode.

    A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

    Join us next weeks as we bring back our guest from our “Les Miserables” episode to discuss an anime-inspired film, “Alita Battle Angel” that has some interesting questions about sentience and self-ownership among other fun angles.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/192

    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 191 - Hamilton (1:33:42)

    Episode 191 - Hamilton (1:33:42)

    We dive into the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” that just hit Disney+ with a Hamilton scholar from the Mises Institute, Tho Bishop.

    The original Broadway production of the award-winning musical that tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the treasury, blending hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway styles, filmed from the Richard Rogers Theater in New York.

    How did this become a huge, cultural phenomenon and how does it help shape history? When so many get their history from movies and pop culture, what does this "teach" that is inaccurate and if it does, to what end? Is the lens through which it was created now different in these short few years?

    Join us next week as we welcome the return of Patrick MacFarlane of Liberty Weekly to discuss the Adam Sandler film, “Uncut Gems”.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/191

    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 190 - The Gentlemen (1:19:33)

    Episode 190 - The Gentlemen (1:19:33)

    We invite Rachel Kennerly of Cannabis Heals Me to talk about the marijuana-themed caper film “The Gentlemen” starring Matthew McConaughey.. Alright...alright...alright…

    Mickey Pearson is an American expatriate who became rich by building a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business, it soon triggers an array of plots and schemes -- including bribery and blackmail -- from shady characters who want to steal his domain.

    This will be a fun discussion that is a bit of a crossover theme with our guest.

    Join us next week as we dive into the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” with a Hamilton scholar from the Mises Institute, Tho Bishop.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/190

    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 19 min
    Episode 189 - Casablanca (1:17:11)

    Episode 189 - Casablanca (1:17:11)

    We review the Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman classic, “Casablanca” before it gets deplatformed, because if that happens before doing this one, we’ll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of our lives.

    Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

    Of all the podcasts in all the libertarian sphere in all the world, he walks into ours. Our guest is Pete Quinones AKA Mance Rayder and this is a continuation of a beautiful friendship.


    Pete has done over 440 episodes of the Free Man Beyond the Wall Podcast and was instrumental in bringing about the new, and very timely documentary, "The Monopoly on Violence" which introduces the state to people in what will be a new way for most, similar to our mission here on this show.

    Here’s looking at you kid.

    Join us next week as we invite Rachel Kennerly of Cannabis Heals Me to talk about the marijuana-themed caper film “The Gentlemen” starring Matthew McConaughey.. Alright...alright...alright...

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/189

    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 17 min
    Episode 188 - The Patriot (1:29:06)

    Episode 188 - The Patriot (1:29:06)

    We celebrate what remaining independence we still have as we review "The Patriot" starring Mel Gibson with Snobby Bobby of the Not for Everyone Podcast (another movie review show!). Cross-over! Fireworks! BBQ and Freedom!

    A widowed farmer, with a brave but brutal military past, decides not to join up when the British arrive in 1776. However, when his son enlists and is later captured by the enemy, the former soldier must abandon his new-found pacifist principles in order to rescue his oldest child, and forms a regiment of Carolina patriots, whose guerrilla tactics prove pivotal to the US war effort.

    Give us liberty or give us mandates which we will blindly follow...apparently true for 99% of the people who will be celebrating their “independence” this July 4th.

    Next week, we’re going to get classy, San Diego, with our good friend Pete Quinones AKA Mance Rayder of the Free Man Beyond the Wall Podcast as we a review of the Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman classic, “Casablanca” before it gets deplatformed.

    Show notes: http://www.actualanarchy.com/188

    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

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The Politics Are In The Movies If We Notice Or Not

We’re all pretty tired of politics being stuffed into our media, but it doesn’t seem like there’s gonna be an end to that. Since this is the case, I recommend a movie discussion podcast that lets you know their position up front and happens to be hilarious.

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Very Enjoyable

Excellent podcast about movies that start with a basic understanding of voluntary human actions and morality.

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Always a Fun Time

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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