Big Eyes

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Tim Burton’s new movie Big Eyes comes with a twist – it doesn’t feature a dead thing, a gnarly tree or Johnny Depp. That happens to be the only twist, and the true story plays out exactly as spelled out in the trailer. Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), the artist known for her horrible paintings of saucer-eyed children, marries a fraudster named Walter (Christoph Waltz), who takes credit for every single creepy painting.

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Apparently these paintings were hugely popular in the 1950s, but god knows why. To quote Jason Schwartzman’s character: “Who would want credit?” The pictures are tacky, gaudy and empty – and so is this film. Perhaps Burton sympathises with a woman ridiculed for churning out the same stylised tripe again and again, and it’s not surprising to learn that he owns a collection of Keane’s work – the man clearly has no taste, as evidenced by his friendship with David Cameron.

MargaretKeaneIn fairness to the actors, Adams and…

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Khloe Kardashian: Don’t Run From Your Problems With Lamar Odom

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Khloe, you’ve been partying a ton ever since you and Lamar broke up and I’m worried about you! I think you need to slow down and face your issues with Lamar head on!

Khloe Kardashian, it’s really important to close the Lamar Odom chapter of your life in a way that’s positive and not just brush it under the rug. I witnessed you drinking and partying nonstop on Keeping Up With The Kardashians during the July 13 episode, and that’s not my Khloe! Even your own family is very worried about you and they event confronted you about your new party girl ways on the show. Although the reality show is just a glimpse into your life, it’s obvious you’ve been moving in the fast lane not long after you and Lamar split. I think it’s incredibly important to live by your motto of “live life to the fullest,” but you still…

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