Leon: The Professional (Extended Cut)

Episode Rundown
03:20 – Separating the art from the artist
11:44 – Natalie Portman’s thoughts on the movie now
14:06 – Mathilda’s confused feelings – Part 1
15:32 – Who does the ‘sexual misunderstanding’ plot appeal to?
18:07 – Age of consent around the globe – YUCK
22:35 – Why did Leon never explicitly say, “NO!” to Mathilda’s advances
34:11 – The most French pants of all time
42:30 – The setting as a heightened version of reality
44:41 – Gary Oldman’s improv and Stansfield’s collision course
46:56 – Please beat your children quieter
49:27 – Mathilda’s world before Leon
51:19 – Stansfield as the Angel of Mercy
54:07 – Don’t sugar-coat how terrible life is to your children
55:32 – Maybe just murder Mathilda and move on?
57:11 – The Stansfield and Beethoven connection
1:02:20 – Mad Oldman and Hot-Head Matt
1:13:28 – Besson corrects Matthew’s assessment of Natalie Portman
1:15:19 – Leon’s stunted social development
1:24:27 – “S” comes after “K” except with sniper rifles and knives
1:35:05 – Matthew is derailed when he forgets some names
1:40:00 – Matthew’s sketch playground “studies”
1:42:29 – Mathilda’s confused feelings – Part 2
1:45:53 – The most distracted cop of all time
1:48:16 – A couple of nerds discuss some vampire powers
2:00:32 – Besson directs a child as if she were a woman. YUCK.
2:04:40 – Mathilda’s confidence withers under Stansfield’s presence
2:11:42 – “It’s about time this child has sex.” Luc Besson
2:14:59 – “She asked for it.” Matthew the Defendant

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