In this podcast we discuss Chained, directed by Jennifer Lynch and starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Julia Ormond and Eamon Farren. The discussion is followed by an interview with Jennifer Lynch.
[1:50] Rundown of Chained
[5:11] Bob’s attachment to Rabbit
[6:30] Steering away from torture porn
[10:00] On-camera throat slitting
[11:27] Comparisons to David Lynch films and television
[15:00] The twist at the end *SPOILER ALERT*
[23:16] Is Chained a hit or a miss?
[26: 47] Does the performance of the younger and older Rabbit join up and does it matter?
[32:27] The rating
[34:45] Jennifer Lynch interview
[35:50] Dark comedy in Chained
[39:03] Stockholm syndrome and the relationship between Bob and Rabbit *SPOILER*
[41:05] Bob’s bond with Rabbit and his own father issues
[43:06] Rehabilitation and punishment: real monsters
[45:00] On and off screen violence
[47:37] Cuts to original script
[49:45] Influence from real life serial killers
[51:09] Chained soundtrack by Climax Golden Twins
[54:53] The powder room, the teddy bear and cinematic voyeurism
[56:20] Jennifer’s cameo as the cooking show host
[57:36] Skype casting and the future of cinema
[59:44] First take material in Surveillance and Chained
[1:00:53] Vincent D’Onofrio
[1:04:01] Fall From Grace
[1:05:08] Writing and directing television
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