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Joe Leydon

Joseph Patrick Leydon was born and raised in New Orleans, where he acquired a taste for fine food and hearty partying at an early age. By the time he graduated from Loyola University, where he studied under the late Tom Bell, he developed an equally passionate regard for Francois Truffaut, Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart. From 1982 until 1995,... See full bio »
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 2005 After Twilight (Short)
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 2007 West 32nd (thanks)
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 2015 The Magic History of Cinema (Documentary)
 2012 Arts in Context (TV Series documentary)
- All My Friends Are Vampires (2012) ... Himself
 2010 The People vs. George Lucas (Documentary)
Himself - Film Critic, Variety
 1998 Junket Whore (Documentary)
Himself - Critic: Variety and Houston Press

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Joe Leydon wrote his first movie review -- a rave for "In the Heat of the Night" -- for his high school newspaper. One year later, he wrote his first movie review (a favorable appreciation of "Wild in the Streets") for a professional publication -- The Clarion Herald, a weekly Catholic newspaper in Leydon's hometown of New Orleans -- and continued to free-lance for that paper for nearly a decade.

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