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Highly Suspect Reviews: American Ultra

5 Submitted by on Thu, 20 August 2015, 10:59
Jesse Eisenberg is a stoner who just wants to live his simple life and get his shit together enough to ask his too-good-for-him girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) to take it to the next level. And then it turns out he’s a sleeper super-assassin. You know, the way it happens. Isn’t it always that way? Soon he’s a target for other hitmen Continue Reading...
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Highly Suspect Reviews: The Overnight

0 Submitted by on Wed, 24 June 2015, 10:59
Imagine, you’ve just moved with your significant other and young child from Seattle to Los Angeles, don’t really know anyone and don’t always have the easiest time making friends. You’re approached in the local children’s park by the father of another kid your kid seems to be getting along with, who is strangely charming and offputting at the same time, suggesting Continue Reading...
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An Interview with Cinema Magician: Lisa Cotterill

1 Submitted by on Fri, 21 November 2014, 16:01
For this week’s blog on Shades of Cinema, I am bowing my brushes to the fabulous and absolutely gorgeous Lisa Cotterill, an accomplished make-up artist and make up instructor from Down Under! Years doing make-up: 20 years Favorite Make Up Color: Lividity by Premiere Products Inc. It’s the color of decomposition for corpses. Favorite Brush: My flicking brush. It literally Continue Reading...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Becoming a Makeup Artist for Film

5 Submitted by on Thu, 06 November 2014, 10:01
In my non-Geek life, I am an educator and representative for an illustrious skin care line. I love this career, not only because it is challenging and offers opportunities for growth, but because it allows my love of film to be a hobby, a beloved pastime that I can dive into with feverish ardor, or ignore for weeks on end. That is the magic Continue Reading...
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Shades of Cinema: The Marriage of Light and Shadows

1 Submitted by on Fri, 31 October 2014, 10:01
Shades of Cinema invites you to see the world of movies and television through the eyes of the make up artist. Sometimes technical, sometimes glamorous, and but always nerdy, I strive to educate and entertain. I’ll cover the spectrum from the glittery lips of John Cameron Mitchell in Hedwig and the Angry Inch to the matte perfection of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca, and, of course, everything you can possibly think of in between. Take a look, have Continue Reading...
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