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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2021 Oscars Best Actress

In a snippet from the podcast host Murtada Elfadl and guest Kevin Jacobsen discuss this year’s best actress race at the Oscars. And they choose their favorites; Frances McDormand in Nomadland and Andra Day in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Listen to the podcast this Sunday March 21st when we will have a special episode about the career of another nominee for best actress; Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman.

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Cate Blanchett’s Most Memorable Moment on Screen?

Well she has many and this is certainly one of them. What’s yours? Tell us below in the comments.

In this snippett from the podcast, host Murtada Elfadl in conversation with Izzy from Be Kind Rewind discuss why Cate Blanchett’s iconic monologue from Elizabeth:The Golden Age (2007) endures.

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