Ep. 17 – The Girl on the Train

This week, my regular podcast companion Jeff wasn’t able to join, so our friend and contributor, Taryn Hope fills in to chat about The Girl on the Train. This is a very serviceable thriller featuring engaging performances from leads Emily Blunt and Allison Janney. It’s an adaptation of a popular book of the same name by Paula Hawkins, and the project was has been compared to by many as the next Gone Girl. Spoiler warning for this episode—we fully spoil the plot of this movie, so definitely go see it before listening or reading further here!pcr_lauren_podcast_train_ebluntThe Girl on the Train

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Battle Royale: Into the Woods

PBS v. Disney, Peters v. Streep, Gleason v. Blunt. We’ve all been clamouring for it. Which performance of Into the Woods songs is the best? I’m comparing the PBS American Playhouse version, which included most of the original Broadway cast and aired on PBS in 1991, with the 2014 film adaptation. The PBS version is […]

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