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The top 10 movies about movies

The top 10 movies about movies. By Simon Miraudo. At this year’s Oscars, the Academy decided to reward two pictures that were paeans to cinema itself: Michel Hazanavicius‘ silent saga of The Artist, and Martin Scorsese‘s tribute to Georges Méliès, Hugo (out now on DVD and Blu-ray). Such was the voters’ willingness to bestow them awards galore, you […]

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Killing the dream – Nine review

Nine – Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard and Penelope Cruz. Directed by Rob Marshall. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Remaking Federico Fellini’s 8 ½ is about as necessary as fashioning an umbrella out of rainwater. Director Rob Marshall (I can only assume a glutton for punishment) takes on this very task with Nine. The result […]

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