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Play It Again – Easy Rider

By Simon Miraudo March 12, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; […]

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The top 10 doomed romances

The top 10 doomed romances. By Simon Miraudo. The doomed romance: it’s a tale as old as time itself. Boy loves girl; girl loves boy; boy has his organs harvested; girl turns boy in to the police for his killing spree; boy dies mid-coitus; girl fakes own suicide, sending boy mad with grief, only to […]

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The top 10 romantic gestures

The top 10 romantic gestures. By Simon Miraudo. Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and you know what that means… it’s time for everyone’s cinematically-raised expectations of love and romance to be crushed spectacularly! Kidding, kidding. Sure, Hollywood might like to exaggerate about the experience of falling for someone, but there are plenty of flicks […]

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Limitless director to remake Bonnie and Clyde

Limitless director Neil Burger is in discussions to helm a remake of Arthur Penn‘s legendary New Hollywood flick Bonnie and Clyde. According to Deadline, Burger is looking to team up with Up in the Air screenwriter Sheldon Turner for an even grittier take on the real-life Depression Era bank robbers. The project is inspired by Jeff Gunn’s recently […]

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R.I.P. Arthur Penn

Arthur Penn, the acclaimed director whose controversial film Bonnie and Clyde helped kick-start the New Hollywood movement in the 1970s, passed away yesterday at the age of 88. According to his daughter Molly, Penn died in his Manhattan home of congestive heart failure. He had celebrated his 88th birthday one day earlier. Penn’s filmmaking career […]

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