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Talk Hard – James Marsh (Shadow Dancer, Man on Wire)

“I’m your private dancer…” Sorry, we mean Shadow Dancer! Simon Miraudo speaks with Oscar winning director James Marsh (Man on Wire, Project Nim) about his IRA thriller, now available on DVD. Keep listening to hear Simon’s review. He’ll do what you want him to do. [audio https://qfxblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/talk-hard-james-marsh.mp3] Show Notes: Thanks once again for listening! Please subscribe […]

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Monkey trouble – Project Nim review

Project Nim – Directed by James Marsh. Originally published July 27, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. This review was first run during the Melbourne International Film Festival. Project Nim opens in select cinemas across Australia September 29, 2011. You can also read Jess Lomas’ review here. Project Nim is the new film from director James Marsh, who gave […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival – Project Nim review

Project Nim – Directed by James Marsh. By Jess Lomas. Project Nim plays the Melbourne International Film Festival Sunday 31 July. “It was the seventies!” Is a line used in this documentary, to justify what was known as Project Nim; the forceful taking of a baby chimpanzee from its mother for the purpose of science. […]

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Trailer Debut: Project Nim

Man On Wire, 2008 British filmmaker James Marsh’s documentary on the (slightly insane) French acrobat Philippe Petit, who in 1974 accomplished a high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre, was excellent viewing. Thrilling and humanising in equal amounts, Marsh did well to uncover the emotions and dreams behind what the public […]

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Man on Wire walks again!

source: ninemsn.com Legendary French tightrope-walker Philippe Petit (subject of Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire) is planning a series of high-wire walks in the U.S. The 59-year-old is set to walk amongst the clouds in midtown Manhattan as well as several other undisclosed locations to promote literacy. Umm, OK. We’re big fans of Man on Wire […]

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