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In the latest episode of the Breakout Role Podcast, Luke and Jess are joined by their first ever guest star, Luke’s girlfriend Grace Tiernan, to watch Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice, and have a good chat about young Winona Ryder’s #WinonaRyderBreakout.

During a long career in Hollywood, Winona Ryder has braved bullying, media scrutiny, Hollywood hypocrisy and more, and come through a difficult period in her career to find acclaim on Netflix’s Stranger Things. As a teenager, Winona was thrust into the spotlight playing goth girl Lydia in Burton’s ghoulish comedy. But was Beetlejuice a breakout or a fakeout for Winona? Listen in as Luke, Jess and Grace find out!

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A Halloween cult classic is finding its way back to Irish cinemas this month. Beetlejuice, newly remastered, will be playing in cinemas throughout the country for its 30th anniversary from October 26th, including screenings in some of Dublin’s top cinemas.

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Dublin’s top purrveyors (that’s the last one, promise) of ‘Midnight Movies’ – cinema best seen after dark with a few tall glasses of water – Hollywood Babylon have announced their selection for their Christmas Party showing. For anyone who’d like to see something other than Elf this Christmas, or something other than Elf five times this Christmas, they will be screening Batman Returns at the Light House Cinema.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is not exactly filled to the brim with talking points, so we reviewed the latest Tim Burton film in the style of one of the director’s own poems.

There was a director

Whose films were quite good,

With big hair and big eyes

And a love for Ed Wood.

 

But some time ago

Ol’ Tim lost his step

When he followed the money

And followed Johnny Depp.

 

Though his latest film isn’t

A total disaster

It still is a pity

It couldn’t end faster.

 

So if you have a minute

I’ll help you get filled in

On Miss Peregrine’s Home

For Peculiar Children.

 

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