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Round the twist – ‘Predestination’ Review

By Simon Miraudo August 1, 2014 “Smart” movies can be dumb fun (Inception, Shutter Island), and “dumb” movies can be secretly smart (22 Jump Street, Spring Breakers), but movies about time travel… mostly just frustrate. They exist in some sort of netherworld, caught between smartness and dumbness, kind of like this sentence. They require rigorous […]

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Ethan Hawke joins Spierig brothers’ Predestination; shooting begins in April

Peter and Michael Spierig will reteam with their Daybreakers star Ethan Hawke for another sci-fi jaunt, Predestination. According to Inside Film, the flick will begin its six-week shoot in April. The picture concerns a retiring “temporal agent” (Hawke) who must recruit his younger self and hunt down the criminal that has evaded capture his entire career. Before you criticise the Spierigs […]

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Blood brothers – Daybreakers review

Daybreakers – Starring Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Claudia Karvan. Directed by Peter and Michael Spierig. Rated MA. Originally published February 4, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. Seriously, must every film be about vampires these days? I’m not trying to sound facetious; I’m deadly serious. At this point, I feel as if I have endured every […]

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Blood brothers – Daybreakers review

Daybreakers – Starring Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Claudia Karvan. Directed by Peter and Michael Spierig. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Seriously, must every film be about vampires these days? I’m not trying to sound facetious; I’m being deadly serious. In the past 12 months, I feel as if I have endured every possible interpretation […]

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