GoodTrash GenreCast header image 1

GTGC #255 Aeon Flux


Your favorite film analysis podcast is back to attempt to bring our trademark film analysis to the 2005 adaptation of Æon Flux. Karyn Kusama's (Jennifer's Body, The Invitation) follow up to Girlfight received mostly negative reviews, but does it deserve a re-evaluation? We get to the heart of the matter in this week's episode of the GoodTrash GenreCast.

Suiting Up with Æon Flux

Based off of an MTV-produced anime that began airing in 1991, Æon Flux is the story of a contract operative who is helping a rebellion take down the authoritarian government, led by Trevor Goodchild (Marton Csokas). The titular character, played by Charlize Theron, develops a more personal stake in the takedown as events progress. During her mission, she begins to encounter a new mystery that will change everything.

This week, we do our best to flesh out Æon Flux. We discuss MTV Studios, reincarnation and cloning, and the heavy themes that the film tries to engage with. We also play a game, discussing Directors Who Should Make an Action Film.

The flu is beginning to spread, don't you want our content to be the last you consume?



Thanks for joining us this week! If you haven’t yet, you can connect with us through our various means of social media. Hit us up and let us know what you like and what you don’t like. Also, it would mean a lot if you left a review on iTunes after you finish subscribing.

Follow Us on Twitter.
Subscribe and Review us on iTunes.

Supporting the GenreCast

If you're interested in offering financial support for the show, that would be awesome. We use these funds to cover production costs and hosting and domain fees, as well as occasional events and merchandise. Support on Patreon comes with a variety of rewards and additional content, such as physical rewards, bonus shows and fun stuff and even programming opportunities. Our February 2018 reward content is now live!

Share | Download(Loading)
Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App