Supercontext: Altered States

This movie had a tumultuous production, with constant fighting between writer Paddy Chayefsky and director Ken Russell. We discuss how their conflict influenced the end product… and the studios paying their bills. We also wonder if this movie unintentionally captures what we now refer to as toxic masculinity.

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