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The Top 10 Films of 2013

By Simon Miraudo December 18, 2013 December: for avid list-makers, it’s the cinematic equivalent of Thunderdome. (Hundreds of movies go in. Only one comes out.) We’ve spent the past eleven months reviewing 2013′s releases as fairly and thoughtfully as possible, but that veneer of considerate criticism will be dropped in favour of sweet, sweet chart-making. […]

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Mud kicks off the Oscar race

Oscar season has officially begun. No, it wasn’t heralded with a parade or sacrificial burning of last year’s victor (though Ben Affleck has been flamed plenty recently for his Batman casting). Rather, it was kicked off in subdued fashion by Roadside Attractions, who became the first distributor to send Academy voters screeners of a movie. […]

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The Top 10 Films of 2013 (So Far)

By Simon Miraudo June 27, 2013 With six months (and six James Franco flicks) behind us, it’s time to reflect on the best movies 2013 has offered thus far. Can we make any sweeping generalisations about the half-year that was? Well, considering that Fast and Furious 6 was very close to cracking this particular Top 10, we can at least […]

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Hopeless romantic – Mud review

By Simon Miraudo June 10, 2013 In Jeff Nichols, America has a champion of the religious and working class. With the schism between the right and left in the U.S. growing ever larger (and dismissive assumptions being made about residents of the red states even here in Australia), his ascent couldn’t have come at a […]

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New York Stories – To The Wonder / Evil Dead / Mud

By Glenn Dunks April 23, 2013 There’s a wide world of cinema out there, and Quickflix’s Glenn Dunks is on the ground in New York City bringing you the titles that will soon be seen in Australian cinemas, and eventually available on home entertainment. The Manhattan Report: Walkouts in Terrence Malick, hoots of gore approval in a […]

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