This quote is especially true for young Sarah. A young woman set on fame and fortune, who has her eyes on the stars even though she doesn’t have her feet that firmly on the ground.
Sarah is a young starlet, suffering from tricthotillomania (a compulsive disorder to pull out your hair), struggling to fulfill her dreams of becoming a famous Hollywood actress, but it is a tough, tough world. Her day job is working at a diner called “Big Taters”, wearing tight outfits in order to appeal to their customers, while in her off time she struggles to attend auditions, trying to get her big break.
She goes from audition to audition but is let down at every turn. Sarah feels defeated, she has worked so hard to become successful, sacrificing her health for a great figure, sacrificing her standards and pride but she always loses auditions to other girls who seem to deserve it less than she does.
This is all until she gets an audition from one of the most powerful production companies in Hollywood. It is then that she undergoes a transformation, both physical –
This movie is what horror is all about. The plot is full of suspense, mystery, a sense of something extra that could perhaps be best described as the x factor. All the ingredients for a successful horror film come together to create a work of art. This movie is what is missing from modern horror. It is an example of what all these production companies should be doing with their movies.
It scores a magnificent 8/10. I suggest that if you haven’t watched this movie yet, you should go watch it now.
Here’s the trailer: