Factory Girl is a dramatized biopic on the life and times of Edie Sedgwick, an underground film actress and socialite in the 1960’s. I  think it’s important to introduce Edie in her own right, rather than ‘Andy Warhol’s muse’ or ‘ a dear friend of Andy Warhol’, both of which she was. However, Edie…

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Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot is a feminist protest punk rock performance art group that opposes the rule of  Vladimir Putin, advocates for Feminist and LGBTQ+ rights, and fights for human rights including freedom of speech and freedom to perform.     The infamous Russian rebels have made herstory with their guerilla protest punk. The story of the…

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Leon the Professional Review

Leon tells the story of a young girl orphaned in the first quarter of the film at the hands of a power hungry DEA agent. She seeks refuge with Leon, the hitman down the corridor, you know…we’ve all got one of those, right? Well, Leon begrudgingly lets Mathilda in but after a bowl of cereal…

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The Distillers are probably one of the most underrated contributors of Punk in music history. Hailing originally from Melbourne, Australia – Frontwoman Brody Dalle formed the band in Los Angeles, California in 1998. The band went on to infiltrate the music scene of the early 2000s. The Punk scene at the time was largely of…

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The Witches Blog Post

In 1967, an orphaned boy only referred to as Hero Boy (Jazhir Bruno) moves into his grandmother’s cosy home in Alabama. Played by Octavia Spencer, Grandma confides in Hero Boy about an occurrence in her youth, when her friend was turned into a chicken by a witch that preyed on children. She warns hero boy…

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Babes in Toyland

In the late 1980’s, an American punk rock band was formed in Minnesota by Kat Bjelland, Lori Barbero and Michelle Leon who would call themselves Babes in Toyland. The band has developed a cult following over the years but it’s a wonder their legacy hasn’t earned them a more notable spot in the 90s rock…

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Four Rooms Blog Post - Eyelyd.com

Tim Roth plays the overly exuberant Bellhop, Ted who is left alone to tend to the needs of a group of eccentric and dangerous guests on New Years Eve. Ted’s try hard energy (that of someone on their first night on the job) is irksome from the get go. His awkward body movements and facial…

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My earliest memory of Siouxsie Sioux was when I discovered the Punk subculture in my early teens. Of course my Father had already introduced me to Bowie and Kate Bush, so when I found Punk, I was obsessed and would search the internet for everything I could find on it; interviews, documentaries, live performances, you…

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It's a Wonderful Life

Capra’s masterpiece tells the story of George Bailey, a happy-go-lucky young man on the brink of a bright future until he inherits the responsibility of the Building and Loan company his father owned until he passed away. After Bailey becomes so desolate and unfulfilled in his life, an angel is sent from above to show…

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It’s only right that one of the last Music Monday’s of the year is dedicated to my queen of life, my idol and inspiration for a lot of the creative things I’ve done in my life so far. Gaga’s sixth studio album was a whirlwind of emotions and had a life of its own as…

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