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The 10 worst films of 2011

The 10 worst films of 2011. By Simon Miraudo. We’ve spent the last couple of weeks celebrating all-things-cinematically-awesome from 2011, reflecting on the most impressive Aussie films, as well as the 20 finest male and female performances. Very soon, we’ll unveil the absolute cream of the crop and highlight the 10 best motion pictures of […]

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The 10 most ludicrous conspiracy theories in cinema

The 10 most ludicrous conspiracy theories in cinema. By Simon Miraudo. Never let the truth, thoughtfulness, logic, sanity or a basic understanding of the way in which the world works get in the way of a good story. The ‘conspiracy theory’ genre has produced a fair few number of classic films (some based on real-life […]

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What’s in a name? – Anonymous review

Anonymous – Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave and Rafe Spall. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Roland Emmerich is the doyen of historically inaccurate disasterpieces, the pre-eminent cinematic misinterpreter of scientific theories, and the gullible go-to-guy when it comes to half-baked conspiracy thrillers. Therefore, his Anonymous is as close as he’s ever […]

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Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica screenwriter promises not to “frak it up”

It’s been more than two years since it was first announced that Bryan Singer would direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the 1970′s television show Battlestar Galactica (itself rebooted on TV in 2004). Finally, the project has a screenwriter in Anonymous‘ John Orloff. Speaking to the L.A. Times, Orloff insisted fans of the series need not worry. […]

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Trailer Debut: Anonymous

The trailer for Roland Emmerich‘s Elizabethan thriller Anonymous has debuted online. The film suggests (as has long been rumoured) that the works of William Shakespeare were in actuality penned by Banksy, I mean, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford. Now, Emmerich is not the first director you think of as prime candidate to bring […]

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