Director: Prano Bailey-Bond Starring: Niamh Algar, Michael Smiley, Nicholas Burns, Sophia La Porte Running Time: 84 minutes
What is it that we enjoy about horror? From the blood and guts found in slashers, to the mental torments we see in more psychological scares, we’ve been intentionally scaring ourselves with really fucked up horror stories for decades? Um, and we’re all just okay with this? Sounds pretty sadistic to be honest. Someone should censor us from ourselves.
The Breakout Role Podcast returns! In the latest episode, Luke and Jess watch Mazes and Monsters , a morality tale about the dangers that tabletop roleplaying games pose to our innocent youths, starring young Tom Hanks in his first lead role!
With news, reviews and events in the fair city of film a little thinner on the ground at the moment, Film In Dublin will taking an occasional look at What’s On…The Shelf, taking a deeper dive in to some of the films in their personal collections. This time, Luke Dunne goes on long on John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China.
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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In the latest episode of the Breakout Role Podcast, Luke and Jess watch 1983’s BMX Bandits, the first starring role of Nicole Kidman! #NicoleKidmanBreakout
Just 16 at the time this extended bicycle advert was made, Nicole vies for screentime against the stilted comedic stylings of the BMX Bandits, Goose and PJ. What is a powderpuff? Why do kids movies act like criminals are nothing to be afraid of? Was this extended bicycle advertisement a breakout or a fakeout for Nicole Kidman? Listen in and find out!
Introducing…The Breakout Role Podcast!
Cinema-mad siblings Jess and Luke play judge, jury and executioner as they look back at the breakout, first leading roles of Hollywood Icons. From stunning debuts to the secrets actors thought long since buried, they decide were these first stabs at stardom worthy of a breakout, or were they more of a fakeout?
In the first official episode of The Breakout Role Podcast, it’s #NicCageBreakout, taking in Nicolas Cage’s debut in the 1983 teen romcom, Valley Girl!