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The 10 Worst Films of 2013

By Simon Miraudo December 18, 2013 December: for avid list-makers, it’s the cinematic equivalent of Thunderdome. (Hundreds of movies go in. Only one comes out.) We’ve spent the past eleven months reviewing 2013′s releases as fairly and thoughtfully as possible, but that veneer of considerate criticism will be dropped in favour of sweet, sweet chart-making. […]

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‘The Rocket’ chases ‘The Great Gatsby’ at the AACTA awards

Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby will go into the 3rd AACTA Awards as the movie to beat, but it faces fierce competition from plucky upstart The Rocket. Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name, was awarded 14 gongs by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, while Kim Mordaunt’s crowd […]

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Motherlovers – Adoration review

By Simon Miraudo November 19, 2013 The worst part of Adoration was when I returned to my car and had to pay for my parking, realising that the awfulness of the movie actually took a quantifiable toll on my life: 111 minutes, and $8.50. Anne Fontaine‘s adaptation of Doris Lessing’s short story The Grandmothers is […]

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New York Stories – Adore / The Lifeguard / Touchy Feely

By Glenn Dunks September 11, 2013 The Manhattan Report: Look, I don’t mean to make readers jealous, but living in New York – hell, even visiting for a brief time – offers you some really great cinema-going opportunities. Currently playing over two whole months at the Museum of the Moving Image is a full career […]

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