Film Disquisition Volume 1: Blake Lively: An Exhaustive Examination; Episode 6: New York I Love You (2008)

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

Episode 6 – New York I Love You (2008)

Blake Lively’s fresh out of a high school relationship and now dating a thoughtful film student from NYU. Things get a little awkward, though, when she brings him to her senior prom and they bump into her ex. He’s there with his new prom date, a cute brunette girl – who is also disabled – and attending thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation. After an exchange of pleasantries, she and her ex go their separate ways,  continuing their evenings with their dates… haunted by the fleeting thoughts of what might have been.

Film rankings thus far:
1. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
2. Elvis and Anabelle
3. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
4. Accepted
5. Simon Says

Bonus content warning:
At the end of this episode, we take a big tonal shift and feature some audio of a speech highlighting a very real and uncomfortable topic, along with a call of support for the Child Rescue Coalition. Content warning for child exploitation and abuse.

Link:
Blake Lively Gave a Powerful, Impassioned Speech About Child Pornography, so Naturally People Had Questions About Her Outfit

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.

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 voicework: @iamastove (twitter.com/iamastove)

This was actually a terrible idea for a podcast