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What to Watch This Weekend: Captain Fantastic

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Captain Fantastic, the story of a family led by Viggo Mortensen, who decide to live their lives completely off-the-grid in the wilderness, sustaining themselves completely by nature. Their lifestyle choices come into question, however, when they are forced to interact with society and members of their extended family.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a  film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

Captain Fantastic Posits Great Ideas Inside a Predictable Plot!

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Ben Cash is raising his family to a Platonian ideal. In the forest of Oregon, they live off the land – growing their own fruits and vegetables; hunting their own meat, and learning art, science and philosophy.

When a tragedy forces them to enter the ‘real world,’ things get dicey.

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