Thursday Movie Picks: Child Actors Venturing Out of Typecasting

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
This week I’ll talk about child actors who ventured out of their formerly typecasted roles. Out of all the TMP posts this year, this one was hardest one for me. So, please bear with my rather weird choices!

#1 Swiss Army Man – Daniel Radcliffe

After growing up being Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe made a drastic change to his image by appearing in Swiss Army Man. Just check out the trailer and you’ll see what I mean.

#2 Sin City – Elijah Wood

After playing rather adorable and dorky characters for most of his career, Elijah Wood took a different turn with Sin City. The boy who played Huckleberry Finn and appeared in Oliver Twist and Flipper was probably killed by the guy Wood plays in Sin City.

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Top 10 Black and White Movies

Black and White movies have a certain charm, they create the nostalgic feeling I absolutely adore. So here are my favourite b/w films, prepare for some classics and some new stuff! =)

 

1. Sabrina:
Audrey Hepburn is my favourite actress of all time. There’s not one film with her that I don’t like but Sabrina is clearly one of my favourites. The story of a girl who falls in love with a guy out of her league (who actually is a jerk anyway) is heartwarming.

 

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10 Bad Ass Chicks in Movies

Today I bring you my favourite bad ass chicks in movies! I hope you enjoy this list and please let me know about your picks in the comments below!

 

Mallory Knox (Juliette Lewis in Natural Born Killers):

Never, ever mess with this woman. She is more than just dangerous. Nevertheless she will always one of my favourite movie characters. Although sometimes pretty crazy, she is loyal and stands up for herself. Nothing or Nobody could ever put her down.

 

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Movie Mania: Sin City 2 – A Dame to Kill for

In 2014 Robert Rodriguez finally released Sin City – A Dame to Kill for. Follow up to Sin City it is again based on the comics by Frank Miller who also wrote the script for the film.

 

The Plot:

There are basically 3 different plotlines:

#1: Johnny is a gambler. He returns to Sin City to play with the high rollers. Playing with Senator Roark he wins. A thing that does not please the Senator. Johnny later is beaten up badly and it turns out that he is the Senator’s son. But instead of killing him Roark leaves hin in the gutter to suffer. Johnny swears revenge. After visiting a rather strange doctor he wins back enough money to play against the Senator one more time. Continue reading