The Margos go way back to their 20-something youth to discuss the lovely and talentedRenee Zellwegerand her most celebrated role as Bridget Jones.
In this episode, we talk about author Helen Fielding's background and how her friendships influenced the book and the film. We compare and contrast between the 1997 novel (that began as a weekly column in The Guardian) and the 2001 film that also starsHugh GrantandColin Firth.
In this ep we discuss:
The story of Bridget Jones and howHelen Fieldingcreated her (at first) anonymously produced work.
The obsession with looks and weight that is mentioned throughout the novel.
The awesomeness of all of the leads
How much Margo P. loves the fight scene
How little Margo D. likes the music choices
The not so awesome sequels (Yikes!)
Bridget Jones’ Diary trailer
Outro Music Ain’t No Mountain High EnoughbyThe Supremes