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Lonely planet – Oblivion review

By Simon Miraudo April 10, 2013 Oblivion lifts liberally from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Solaris, Moon, Sunshine, WALL-E, and pretty much every other science fiction film worth a damn. By cribbing from such bona-fide greats, the final product can’t help but be at least half-decent, if missing an identity of its own. The irony? Hidden […]

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Trailer Debut: To The Wonder

Swooping, ethereal camera angles! Running through fields! Enigmatic narration! Yes, the trailer for Terrence Malick’s To The Wonder has arrived. The picture ostensibly tells the story of Marina (Olga Kurylenko) and Neil’s (Ben Affleck) doomed relationship. However, reviews following its debut at the Venice Film Festival suggested this was even more abstract than your typical Malick film, so […]

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Trailer Debut: Oblivion

It’s a sci-fi film set on a post-apocalyptic Earth … again! The first trailer for director Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion has appeared online with star Tom Cruise cleaning up the mess from an alien attack 60 years ago. It’s unclear what the attack exactly involved, but after the humans won the war, Earth was all but […]

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Murder, ink – Seven Psychopaths review

Seven Psychopaths – Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, and Christopher Walken. Directed by Martin McDonagh. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The funniest joke in Martin McDonagh‘s Seven Psychopaths is how it tricks viewers into thinking it’s a crime caper/gangster comedy, when it is in actuality a satire of the screenwriting process. That’s not to say […]

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