FIGHT CLUB is The Perfect Unlikable Protagonist Film (with Brian Bitner) | Episode 4

September 27, 2021

FIGHT CLUB is The Perfect Unlikable Protagonist Film (with Brian Bitner) | Episode 4
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Unlikable protagonists are all the rage nowadays, but we all know who did it best.


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We broke the first rule of Fight Club. Unlikable protagonists are all the rage nowadays, but we all know who did it best. Co-host of the "Beyond the Screenplay" podcast Brian Bitner joins Larry to break down the problematic character of Tyler Durden, Fight Club's unique use of CGI, and how such an iconic twist still works even decades later.

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Films discussed/partially spoiled in this episode:

Fight Club

Nightcrawler

Collateral

Swingers

The Social Network

The Dark Knight

American Beauty

Labyrinth

Reservoir Dogs

 

Created, Hosted, Directed, and Executive Produced by Larry Fried 

Produced by Larry Fried and Brian Nowak

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Assistant Direction by Brian Nowak

Edited by Larry Fried, Clayton Allen, and Kimberly Allen

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Graphic Design by Monica Sarmiento

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Motion Graphic Design by Elton Greenfield

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Original Music by Matt Gordeuk

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Camera Operator: Rob Bond 

Sound Recordist: Brian Nowak 

Production Assistant: Jason Lopez