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Interview: Pete Travis (Dredd 3D)

Interview: Pete Travis (Dredd 3D). By Simon Miraudo. What if you were tasked with bringing a beloved comic book character into the 21st century, but had to follow in the footsteps of a much-maligned movie that is known best for betraying its fan base? What if your film sat on the shelf for over a […]

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I fought the law – Dredd 3D review

Dredd 3D – Starring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, and Lena Headey. Directed by Pete Travis. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. There are only so many comic book characters to go around, but goshdarnit, Hollywood is going to have a good old-fashioned college try giving every last one their own movie. Even in the age of […]

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Travis and Garland deny Dredd controversy

All is well on the set of Dredd, claim director Pete Travis and writer/producer Alex Garland. Yesterday it was reported Travis had been locked out of the editing room, and that Garland would possibly seek a co-director credit on the film for all the work he’s done in post production. To quash rumours of a coup, […]

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Complete me – Never Let Me Go review

Never Let Me Go – Starring Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley. Directed by Mark Romanek. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. It hardly needs to be said when reviewing an adaptation of a novel, but for traditions sake, “the book is better than the movie”. There, it’s out of the way early. Are we […]

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Judge Dredd retitled … Dredd!

It’s a smart move for any film to distance themselves from Sylvester Stallone‘s disastrous nineties vehicle Judge Dredd – a movie like The White Ribbon could have perhaps only been bettered by Michael Haneke interrupting proceedings and announcing his distaste for the wildly misguided comic book adaptation. And hey, Haneke is exactly the kind of […]

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