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Buddy love – Celeste and Jesse Forever review

Celeste and Jesse Forever – Starring Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, and Chris Messina. Directed by Lee Toland Krieger. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. It seems a little unfair that Rashida Jones – the great talent who has long gone unappreciated and underrepresented on TV shows The Office and Parks and Recreation – didn’t get a meaty big […]

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Wrapped up in books – Ruby Sparks review

Ruby Sparks – Starring Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, and Chris Messina. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Ruby Sparks is a profoundly sad tale of self-loathing masquerading as a cutesy romantic comedy. The purple-stockings and free spirit of the eponymous female lead and the intensely nervy, intensely unsociable demeanour […]

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El ascensor diablo – Devil review

Devil – Starring Chris Messina, Bojana Novakovic and Logan Marshall-Green. Directed by John Erick Dowdle. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. I’m not sure which sentence sounds more like the set up for a joke: “Five people walk into an elevator…” or “A new film from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan”. It’s true that Shyamalan’s […]

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