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Twice bitten – The Amazing Spider-Man review

The Amazing Spider-Man – Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans. Directed by Marc Webb. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Comic book characters get rebooted all the time, and that’s perfectly fine. Different writers and illustrators are entrusted with reimagining new beginnings, or adding twists to the basic template set eons earlier. Individual authors […]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt to direct Scarlett Johansson in new comedy

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (500 Days of Summer, Inception) will add director to his list of credentials as Deadline reveals details of his first venture behind the camera. JoGo’s feature directing debut will be an as-yet-untitled comedy he wrote and plans to star in alongside Scarlett Johansson. He’s tight-lipped about the finer plot details at the moment […]

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We were in love – Heartbeats review

Heartbeats – Starring Xavier Dolan, Monia Chokri and Niels Schneider. Directed by Xavier Dolan. By Simon Miraudo. It’s fitting that the latest picture from Canadian actor/writer/director Xavier Dolan takes its cues from the American mumblecore movement and the French New Wave. The Québécois wunderkind – caught between the United States and Europe – delivers an […]

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Romeo and Juliet retold by the woman scorned

It’s probably safe to assume that the majority of people with access to cinema will have seen at least one film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet in their time. It’s probably also fairly safe to assume that no one’s had the opportunity to see that story from fair Rosalind’s point of view … yet. According […]

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This is not a love story – 500 Days of Summer review

(500) Days of Summer – Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. Directed by Marc Webb. Rated M. Originally published September 19, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. (500) Days of Summer is as close to perfect as a movie gets. A highly subjective claim? Sure, but so are all movie reviews, and this is hardly the time […]

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Oscar wishlist! What would YOU like to see nominated?

The nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards will be announced in Los Angeles next Tuesday at 5:30AM (Tuesday night in Australia) by a very tired Anne Hathaway. No doubt there will be the requisite number of surprises and overwhelming disappointments that come with every Oscar nomination announcement. (Seriously, The Reader for Best Picture!) I considered […]

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And the director of the new Spider-Man trilogy is…

source: vulture.com Last week we reported on the unexpected breakdown of Spider-Man 4, which saw Sony boot director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire from their billion-dollar franchise. The studio is now prepping a reboot, and although a new Spidey has not been named, it looks as if a deal has been struck with one […]

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WGA nominees announced!

source: wga.org The Writers Guild of America have announced their nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay. The usual suspects are here, along with some glaring omissions and a couple of surprises too. Check out the nominees below! Best Original Screenplay (500) Days of Summer – Scott Nuestadter and Michael H. WeberAvatar – […]

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The 10 best films of 2009!

The Best Films of 2009. By Simon Miraudo We made it everyone! 2009 (in fact, the entire decade) is coming to a close – and right on schedule! We’ve shared some wonderful moments together this year: we couldn’t move for quality Australian films, long-anticipated book adaptations finally reached the big screen, and one micro-budget horror […]

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National Board of Review names best films of 2009

source: nbrmp.com The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures last week handed out their awards for their favourite films of 2009. The winners are as follows: Best Film: Up in the Air Top 10 Films (not including winner): An Education, (500) Days of Summer, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Invictus, The Messenger, A Serious […]

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This is not a love story – 500 Days of Summer review

(500) Days of Summer – Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. Directed by Marc Webb. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. (500) Days of Summer is as close to perfect as a movie gets. A highly subjective claim? Sure, but so are all movie reviews, and this is hardly the time to get into that argument. […]

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More Zooey! 500 Days of Summer international trailer debut

source: traileraddict.com The international trailer for Marc Webb’s anti-romantic comedy 500 Days of Summer has debuted following its Australian premiere at the Sydney Film Festival. As you may have subtly noticed by now, I’m very much looking forward to this film. It’s the combined result of my respect for Joseph Gordon-Levitt (who stars as the […]

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500 Days of Summer secures Australian release date

source: 500daysofsummer.foxsearchlight.com We’ve been crushing hard on the Sundance hit 500 Days of Summer over the past few months, and are happy to report that the “anti-romantic comedy” has secured an Australian release. So get your calendar out: Fox will release 500 Days of Summer on September 17th, 2009. UPDATE! We just found out that […]

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Zooey-mania strikes! Watch the 500 Days of Summer trailer and choose its poster!

source: traileraddict.com Ahhhhhh, Zooey. The queen of indie crushes, Ms. Deschanel, continues to solidify her stranglehold on “quirky female love interests” with her upcoming picture 500 Days of Summer. Zooey stars as the titular Summer alongside Joseph Gordon Levitt in this Marc Webb directed ‘anti-romantic comedy. Levitt plays a heartbroken young man recalling his relationship […]

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500 Days of Summer – The next quirky cult classic?

source: cinematical.com A short clip from Sundance favourite 500 Days of Summer has landed online, featuring button-cute Zooey Deschanel dropping an anvil of sexual innuendo. The Fox Searchlight production played out of competition at Park City earlier this month, and has already garnered a ravenous following. Although I hate it when people say this, it […]

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500 reasons to love Zooey in 500 Days of Summer trailer

source: traileraddict.com The teaser trailer for Marc Webb’s anti-romantic comedy 500 Days of Summer has landed online, although I’ve gotta say – looks pretty romantic to me. The film stars Joseph Gordon Levitt as lovestruck Tom, and Zooey Deschanel as the titular Summer. The film chronicles the pair’s 500 day relationship, from their matchup to […]

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