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Interview: Mira Nair (The Reluctant Fundamentalist)

By Simon Miraudo May 31, 2013 Mira Nair is one of the world’s most acclaimed directors; her features helping to illuminate life in the Indian subcontinent like no one before her (save perhaps the iconic Satyajit Ray).  Her debut feature, Salaam Bombay, earned the Golden Camera prize at Cannes in 1988 and also scored a Best Foreign Language Film […]

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Mad house – Mental review

Mental – Starring Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, and Rebecca Gibney. Directed by P.J. Hogan. Rated MA. By Jess Lomas. The similarities between P.J. Hogan and Toni Collette’s first collaboration, Muriel’s Wedding, and their latest, Mental, are blindingly obvious, yet the latter fails spectacularly to match the heart and laughs of the 90s hit that took […]

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Kind hearts and hockey nets – Goon review

Goon – Starring Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber, and Alison Pill. Directed by Michael Dowse. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Goon arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia August 8, 2012. Seann William Scott‘s long dormant sweet side is awoken in Michael Dowse‘s bloody ice hockey comedy Goon. In fact, the bloodier the film gets, […]

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I will repossess your heart – Repo Men review

Repo Men – Starring Jude Law, Forest Whitaker and Alice Braga. Directed by Miguel Sapochnik. Rated R. By Simon Miraudo. “You wouldn’t steal a car. You wouldn’t steal a handbag. You wouldn’t steal a movie…” Well, hang on now. Those anti-piracy warnings shouldn’t simply be reserved for the download-happy consumers at home. Occasionally filmmakers are […]

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A Salt with a deadly weapon – Salt review

Salt – Starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejifor. Directed by Phillip Noyce. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Phillip Noyce’s Salt asks a few questions. What if the Cold War isn’t really over? What if the Russians have a whole bunch of sleeper agents poised to strike at the heart of America? What would […]

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