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Interview: Craig Brewer (director of Footloose, Hustle and Flow)

Interview: Craig Brewer (director of Footloose, Hustle and Flow). By Simon Miraudo. Many were shocked when edgy, indie filmmaker Craig Brewer signed on to direct a remake of the much-loved 80’s flick Footloose, in which Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon) takes on ‘the man’ in an effort to bring back dancing to a super-religious small town. […]

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What’s crazy got to do with it? – Crazy Stupid Love review

Crazy Stupid Love – Starring Steve Carell, Julianne Moore and Ryan Gosling. Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Crazy Stupid Love (or, in its official and confusingly punctuated form: Crazy, Stupid, Love.) often feels like the American version of Love Actually (or should that be Love, Actually; this is […]

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All the right moves – Footloose review

Footloose – Starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid. Directed by Craig Brewer. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Craig Brewer directs films like a man with electricity emanating from his fingertips. It feels like his pictures might, at any point, ignite into a fiery ball of sex (and his last feature, Black Snake Moan, […]

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Flatliners remake to be penned by Source Code screenwriter

Further proof that time is indeed circular: Sony is prepping a remake of Joel Schumacher‘s 1990 thriller Flatliners. This now means that films from the 1990s are ripe for the remaking. According to Deadline, Source Code screenwriter Ben Ripley has been tapped to pen the script, which will give the flick a more contemporary feel. The […]

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