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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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 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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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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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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Frozen Blog Post

So, I decided for my month of Christmas movie blogging that I would finally submit myself to the magic and glory of Disney and sit through Frozen, 2013. That really was how I approached it. It was going to be an endurance test, to see if I can make it all the way through. You’ll…

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The Grinch blog post

Ron Howard’s 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey is an iconic piece of cinema. The surreal world of Whoville is brought to life in the full length feature film, adapted from Dr.Seuss’s 1957 children’s book.Dr. Seuss, a writer, illustrator, filmmaker – all around creative whiz kid illustrated political cartoons during the war…

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Is it a Halloween film…or a Christmas film? The age-old debate that has everyone weighing up the amount of happy, jolly Christmass-y content, versus the ghoulish undercurrent of the filmJack Skellington resides in Halloween Town with a whole community of wonderfully weird beings. One day he stumbles upon Christmas Town and becomes instantly transfixes with…

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David and Jennifer assume the roles of the sitcom’s leading sibling; Bud and Mary-Sue. If were up to David, the two would conform to the pre-determined plot that he knows oh so well, but alas Jennifer got transported into the world too with her awakened ’90s feminism. Later in the film, David talks to George,…

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The journey of two orphaned sisters and their cousin forming a band; The Stains, that go on tour with a dated rock band named The Metal Corpses and their fading but still semi-prominent UK Punk support band; The Looters. Academy award winning screen writer Nancy Dowd penned the script for this movie after being inspired…

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