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New York Stories – The East / VHS 2 / The Kings of Summer

By Glenn Dunks June 6, 2013 There’s a wide world of cinema out there, and Quickflix’s Glenn Dunks is on the ground in New York City bringing you the titles that will soon be seen in Australian cinemas, and eventually available on home entertainment. The Manhattan Report: In the two and a half months since moving to America, […]

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Keep your friends close – The Company You Keep review

By Jess Lomas April 16, 2013 Many films prompt you to suspend disbelief, ignore that plot hole, and not think too hard about how A equals B. Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep is such a film, in which Shia LaBeouf solves a 30-year mystery that had alluded the top minds at the FBI. Based […]

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Mo money mo problems – Arbitrage review

Arbitrage – Starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, and Tim Roth. Directed by Nicholas Jarecki. Rated MA. By Richard Haridy. For some time it has felt like Richard Gere has been working on auto-pilot; not making a huge amount of De Niro-style duds, but never stepping up to the challenging roles we know he can do. […]

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Trailer Debut: The East

How creepy you find the trailer for The East depends on whether or not Ellen Page’s voice sends shivers down your spine. The new film from director Zal Batmanglij and his co-writer Brit Marling (they previously collaborated on Sound of My Voice) just debuted at Sundance to decent reviews, and seems to concern a particularly violent ‘Occupy’ movement targeting […]

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Trailer Debut: Sound of My Voice

The trailer for Sundance hit Sound of My Voice has appeared online following the release of twelve minutes of footage last month. The thriller, written by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij (who also directs) centres on a journalist and his girlfriend who go undercover to investigate a cult whose leader claims she comes from the […]

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Brit Marling joins the Company of Redford and LaBeouf

Up-and-coming ‘it’ girl Brit Marling is in talks to star opposite Shia LaBeouf and Robert Redford in the new political thriller The Company You Keep, Variety reports. Marling has been in high demand since her film Another Earth debuted at Sundance earlier in the year. Her performance in the film, which also screened at MIFF, impressed […]

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Trailer Debut: Another Earth

The mesmerising, haunting trailer for Brit Marling’s Sundance favourite Another Earth debuted online a couple weeks ago; apologies for being so late to the game! Allow us to add our voice to the online chorus of cheers by confirming that, yes, this is indeed a gorgeous looking teaser. Another Earth, directed by Mike Cahill, stars Brit […]

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