Was Jennifer Lawrence in ‘American Hustle’ inspired by Cate Blanchett in ‘Bandits’?

In a snippet from the podcast host Murtada Elfadl and guest Kevin Jacobsen discuss a pivotal scene in the film Bandits. In the scene Cate Blanchett is shown lipsyncing to Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart; we dissect the comedic and dramatic elements and talk about how that performance might have been the blueprint for Jennifer Lawrence’s performance in American Hustle.

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