Thursday, September 3, 2015

Episode 77: 'The Gift'

WOOO! IT'S TIME TO PODCAST! This week, J-Squared rolls back the clock a few weeks to catch Joel Edgerton's directorial debut, 'The Gift'. Blood-red ribbons, the Los Angeles landscape, and dark ominous tones color this home invasion-turned-Hitchcockian thriller. Will Jason Bateman be able to escape his legacy as Michael Bluth? Should hero morality be totally polar, or ambiguously life-like? Is this all just in Rebecca Hall's head?

Sometimes bad things can be a gift.

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Topics this week include:
- 'The Gift'.
- Joel Edgerton.

Homework this Week:
- Go reread 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.