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Personality test – Identity Thief review

By Simon Miraudo April 3, 2013 Identity Thief is just like Midnight Run, if you wished Robert DeNiro‘s bounty hunter had immediately tranquilised Charles Grodin‘s runner and transported him back unconscious and without complaint. Or, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles, if you spent the entirety of its running time hoping Steve Martin and John Candy‘s planes, trains, […]

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Trailer Debut: Identity Thief

Melissa McCarthy steals Jason Bateman‘s credit card and gets up to some mischief in the trailer for Identity Thief. Bateman’s Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon runs the show here, working from a screenplay by The Hangover Part 2‘s Craig Mazin. Those behind-the-camera credentials don’t necessarily instil blind faith in the project, but the teaming-up of Bateman and McCarthy is certainly an appealing […]

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The unprofessionals – Horrible Bosses review

Horrible Bosses – Starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. Directed by Seth Gordon. Rated MA. Originally published August 23, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. Can murder ever be funny? Absolutely. Just ask the Coen brothers, who have spun some of the vilest, most violent attacks in cinema history into comic gold (see: Burn After Reading, Fargo but not The Ladykillers). Of course, the killers in those aforementioned […]

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The unprofessionals – Horrible Bosses review

Horrible Bosses – Starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. Directed by Seth Gordon. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Can murder ever be funny? Absolutely. Just ask the Coen brothers, who have spun some of the vilest, most violent attacks in cinema history into comic gold (see: Burn After Reading, Fargo but not The […]

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Trailer Debut: Horrible Bosses

If you’re harbouring an inner-sociopath, Horrible Bosses looks to be the escapist fantasy for you! The trailer for the comedy has debuted online, and it promises a hilarious – if perhaps a little evil – time at the cinema.  Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis star as three beleaguered fellows tired of their bosses shenanigans. For […]

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