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The unenthusiastic analysis – The Reluctant Fundamentalist review

By Simon Miraudo May 29, 2013 Mira Nair branches out with The Reluctant Fundamentalist, adding the ‘conspiracy thriller’ genre to her varied oeuvre. Trouble is, it barely feels like a ‘Mira Nair’ film; lacking her distinct flavour and vibrancy. A flat, not entirely compelling adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s book of the same name, it’s so […]

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Jack Bauer to Live Another Day; 24 returning to TV in 2014

Jack Bauer will return after all, and not in the much rumoured feature film version of 24 but a special limited 12 episode series titled 24: Live Another Day. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original showrunner Howard Gordon is set to produce this special season, finding the time between writing episodes of his latest hit […]

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The 24 movie is dead

24 fans were dealt a blow today as director Antoine Fuqua, long attached to the feature film version of the TV series, announced to The Playlist that the movie may never happen. Talk of a 24 feature film has been circulating for some time, though word spread last year to a potential trilogy. Fuqua (Training […]

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Carry that weight – Melancholia review

Melancholia – Starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Lars von Trier. Originally published August 6, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. Melancholia arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia on April 18, 2012. People don’t realise that Lars von Trier has quite a sense of humour, which is why he gets into so much trouble at press conferences when he tries to crack wise. […]

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24 movie delayed indefinitely

Bad news for Jack Bauer fans; the clock has stopped on the long-gestating 24 movie. According to Deadline, 20th Century Fox have decided against shooting the picture this year, despite prior reports suggesting production would begin late March/early April. No director is yet attached to the film, and no official green light has been given by the […]

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Carry that weight – Melancholia review

Melancholia – Starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Lars von Trier. Originally published August 6, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. People don’t realise that Lars von Trier has quite a sense of humour, which is why he gets into so much trouble at press conferences when he tries to crack wise. Like any comic, sometimes his jokes fall flat (unsurprisingly, saying “I’m […]

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24 movie to begin shooting in April

The 24 movie is supposedly still on track to start shooting in 2012, with the finished screenplay set to be handed in to Fox by the end of the year. According to Deadline, Mark Bomback (The Wolverine) is tweaking Billy Ray’s script ahead of the projected April start date (this is when star Kiefer Sutherland will […]

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Slumdog Millionaire’s Anil Kapoor starring in Indian remake of 24

Anil Kapoor, best known as the game show host from Slumdog Millionaire, is set to produce and star in the Indian incarnation of the hit television show 24. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kapoor will play the equivalent ‘Jack Bauer’ character. Kapoor, who guest starred in 24‘s final season, had this to say about the […]

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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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Melbourne International Film Festival – Melancholia review

Melancholia – Starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Lars von Trier. By Simon Miraudo. People don’t realise that Lars von Trier has quite a sense of humour, which is why he gets into so much trouble at press conferences when he tries to crack wise. Like any comic, sometimes his jokes […]

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