Rebroadcast: “NJAM Classics” A Clockwork Orange


NJAM Classics are back, introducing you to older episodes you may have missed.  Join Timmie and Ryan as they revisit Ep. #3, a discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange.

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I. Intro 

A. Revisiting Episode

  • Wow we’ve gotten better since then…
  • Cuts to the episode
    • No lengthy discussion on the book

B.  Additions This Time Around

II. A Clockwork Orange [00:08:40]

A.  The Film

  • Opening Scene
  • Music
  • Choice Quotes

III. Larger Issues [00:24:58]

A. The Character of Alex

  • In the novel
  • Use of Language
  • Kubrick’s Alex
    • Is he more sympathetic?

B.  Historical Context

  • Film’s impact on the UK and the US
  • Similarities to docs like Paradise Lost Trilogy, Central Park Five 
  • Corruption of governments
  • Youth and Crime

IV. Conclusions [00:41:50]

A. Related Links

Original Music

The music found in this episode was written and performed by the talented Jesse James.

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Ryan Jacobi.

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