• On Becoming A God In Central Florida Review | Screen Rant

    22 days ago - By Screen Rant

    The idea that every American is a self-made millionaire waiting to happen is one of the more pernicious side effects of capitalism. It's also one put on repeat by those looking to exploit other with the misguided assurance that if everyone just works hard and applies themselves, they too can live a life of luxury and absurd excess. But that pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps ethos is often hiding a less-than convenient fact that those very same bootstraps are more like puppet strings being pulled by the entrenched one percent. That is ostensibly the idea behind Showtime's new pitch-black...
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  • On Becoming a God in Central Florida Showrunners Set It in 1992 For a Few Reasons

    On Becoming a God in Central Florida Showrunners Set It in 1992 For a Few Reasons

    22 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Showtime's new series On Becoming a God in Central Florida , features high-waisted, acid-washed mom jeans, big hair, and landline phones - so obviously, the show is not set in the present day. In fact, the new Kirsten Dunst dramedy is set in 1992.
    The place is "Orlando-adjacent." The Florida setting is just a fun feature of the show, allowing for quirky touches like water parks and alligators. But the early '90s setting is a distinct choice on the part of the creators - they always knew that was going to be the time period for the piece.
    "It was the '90s from the start," creator Matt...
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