“The Big Lebowski”: The Idiot’s Guide to Postmodernism

I first discussed what is arguably the Coen Brothers’ greatest film, The Big Lebowski, on my channel several years ago. While my opinion of the film is mostly the same, there is one small change worth discussing: earlier I said the film was an examination of masculinity through the lens of postmodernism; I now see the film as an examination of postmodernism through the lens of masculinity. When I first watched The Big Lebowski, I thought I was a man, and since the film was introduced to me by my male friends as an examination of modern manhood, that was how I…