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121. Wasted Potential

December 7th, 2015

Inspired by Spectre and its insistence on squandering the scenery-destroying talents of Christoph Waltz, Matt and Ed are talking about Wasted Potential this week. They discuss artists who don't fulfill their potential due to the actions of others (Orson Welles), because of their own choices (Marlon Brando), or just because they stopped trying (Robert De Niro, Al Pacino etc.). They also wonder if Jesse Eisenberg's awful-looking performance as Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman is secretly brilliant, share their #hottake on the recently announced BIFA winners, and accidentally create a mashup of Night of the Hunter and Shadow of the Colossus.

00:00:00 - 00:12:57 - Intro & News
00:12:58 - 00:51:09 - Matt and Ed discuss Wasted Potential
00:51:10 - 00:55:38 - SRS Recommends & Outro 

Here is the Nathan Rabin article on Wish I Was Here that Matt references during SRS Recommends.