Just how talented is Matt Damon’s Tom Ripley? Is he talented enough to fool Jude Law? He is certainly talented enough to get his own episode dedicated to his 1999 movie, The Talented Mr. Ripley. In this jazz-fueled journey, we’re traveling back to the 1950’s, where a simple con grows into a state-sized crime spree. Experience the evolution of Tom Ripley’s obsession with wealth and his sociopathic desire for satisfaction. In this episode, we’ll be addressing the social class commentary of the film, the mental health of Tom Ripley, film trivia, and more. So buckle your life vest, settle your sail – The Talented Mr. Ripley starts now!
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Victims and Villains is produced and written by Josh "Captain Nostalgia" Burkey. Music by Yuriy Bespalov & Beggars.
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