Film Disquisition Volume 1: Blake Lively: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 17: The Rhythm Section

Space Money Octagon Presents
The Filmography Disquisition Series
Volume 1
Blake Lively: An Exhaustive Examination

Episode 17 – The Rhythm Section (2020)

Stephanie is a woman haunted by the death of her family. It’s been three years since they were killed in a plane crash. Since that tragic day, Stephanie’s life has spiraled in a dangerous direction. She now lives as a sex worker, barely getting by and using hard drugs to dull the pain. One day, a journalist tracks her down, wanting to talk to her about the crash – which he claims was no accident, but instead a terrorist plot. As Stephanie learns more about what really happened, her thoughts turn toward revenge, and she seeks out a dashing ex-MI6 agent linked to the journalist. After months of training, Stephanie begins tracking the man behind the bombing of the flight her family was on – but who can she really trust? Is she ready to become an assassin for hire? Does she really have the heart for revenge? After a series of globetrotting missions – and some mishaps, Stephanie finds the answers to those questions…leaving a trail of bodies in her wake.

Series Overview: Join Vanessa and Toben on an academic and well-researched quest to answer one of the most pressing cinematic questions of our time: what’s the best movie Blake Lively’s ever been in? During volume one of this series, they will watch – in chronological order – every single major motion picture featuring the actress Blake Lively. At the end of each episode, an updated ranking of Blake Lively movies will be determined, until the inevitable conclusion.

Film rankings:

1. The Shallows
2. A Simple Favor
3. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
4. All I See Is You
5. The Town
6. The Age of Adaline
7. Elvis and Anabelle
8. Savages
9. The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
10. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
11. Accepted
12. Green Lantern
13. Hick
14. Cafe Society
15. Simon Says
16. New York I Love You

Contact: filmdisq@gmail.com (emails may be read on the show)

Hosts: Vanessa (http://twitter.com/the_virago) and Toben (http://twitter.com/pursuedbyabeard)

Music: Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 191 – I. Allegro
performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra

Record start sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/174771/
Fireplace sound effect: https://www.freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/215658/

Intro voice: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

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