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Buddy love – Drinking Buddies review

By Simon Miraudo February 11, 2014 Well! Here’s a movie to not watch with your on-again, off-again partner. Obscenely prolific filmmaker Joe Swanberg, one toe still dangling in the mumblecore waters from which he emerged and the rest of him entrenched with Hollywood’s finest, presents us with a tricky relationship conundrum in Drinking Buddies: is […]

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The big kill – You’re Next review

By Simon Miraudo August 27, 2013 The reunion of an estranged family begins with awkward, uncomfortable banter, and ends in bloodshed. For some of its members, this may come as sweet relief. Adam Wingard‘s impressive slasher flick You’re Next is almost too distressing; its success as a harrowing horror movie actually endangers our ability to […]

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