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Thanks to “Les Mis”, I am well-acquainted with the shape of some celebrity noses, by Matilda Dixon-Smith

December 31, 2012

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Golly, Tom Hooper loves an emotionally raw close-up shot. For me, this defined his cinematic take on Les Miserables. Hooper’s film was an extravagant love letter the beloved stage musical (based on Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name). This has been a long time coming; musical theatre enthusiasts have eagerly anticipated the day they […]

“Skyfall” Review: Bond Strikes Back by Joseph Misuraca

December 27, 2012

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Sam Mendes’ Skyfall is the best James Bond film to date. It harks back to the 007 fans adored. He’s debonair, he’s a womaniser, he’s pulling off impossible feats of stamina and strength, he’s drinking his martinis (shaken not stirred), he’s using ingenious gadgetry and he has a license to thrill die-hard viewers. The British […]

It’s a Screengrab! Glee’s Season 4 Christmas Episode

December 25, 2012

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Happy Christmas from Will and Matilda, your friendly YDE editors. Here’s your present! We wanted to photorecap one Christmas special, and the second we saw Artie’s black and-white holiday-themed dream, we knew it just had to be Glee. Let’s be real here, Glee is just a shell of its former self. We may be tied to it eternally (like […]

YDE Wishes You All A Happy Christmas!

December 25, 2012

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Happy Christmas to you all from the editors and writers at You’re Dripping Egg. We’ll be bringing you a Christmas treat a little later in the day, but for now just enjoy the happy times with all your family and friends — you know, presents, too much alcohol, afternoon sleeping. Love, Will, Matilda and the […]

“In Transit”: The Age of the Twentysomethings by Mattie Mould

December 19, 2012

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How do they do it? People with a huge amount of creativity and initiative are cropping up all over the place and making me feel like I haven’t achieved much. In Jimmy Kimmel’s Emmys opening monologue he gave a shout out to Lena Dunham to welcome her as a new face in Hollywood. He said […]

Happy 2nd Birthday, YDE!

December 18, 2012

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You’re Dripping Egg turned 2 today! We’ve been busy celebrating two awesome years in publication, but we’d like to thank our fabulous, dedicated and talented writers, and our truly awesome readers (that’s all y’all) for supporting us. We’ve got some big things planned for 2013, including special new events and series, a site redesign and […]

Is “Pitch Perfect” better at being “Glee” than “Glee”? by Matilda Dixon-Smith

December 14, 2012

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The short answer is “yes”. The long answer is that, while Pitch Perfect beats Glee handsomely at everything from the musical performances to the examination of friendship and self-acceptance, the film owes a great debt to the gargantuan TV karaoke franchise. A fact they acknowledge gratefully (while poking a bit of fun) throughout the film. […]