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‘Taken’ spoof titled ‘Tooken’ in the works

There once was a time when spoof movies – not made by the Wayans brothers or harbingers of doom Friedberg/Seltzer – frequently populated cinemas. That era looks to return with Tooken, a ‘Naked Gun-style’ spoof of Taken. According to Deadline, production will start on the flick in the coming months. Cameron Van Hoy and John Asher penned the screenplay. Asher […]

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Take my wife – Taken 2 review

Taken 2 – Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, and Famke Janssen. Directed by Olivier Megaton. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Olivier Megaton proves with Taken 2 that he lacks the artistic finesse and subtle understanding of character that predecessor Pierre Morel barely demonstrated in the oddly adored original. This Luc Besson produced sequel is a […]

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The top 10 movie dads

The top 10 movie dads. By Simon Miraudo. Dads: we’ve all got ’em. Well, everyone except Anakin Skywalker (remember when Shmi Skywalker dropped that bombshell in The Phantom Menace?“There was no father that I know of.” Ugh, that movie). With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re sharing our picks for our favourite movie pops of all […]

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Wolf it down – The Grey review

The Grey – Starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dallas Roberts. Directed by Joe Carnahan. Rated MA. Originally published February 16, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. The Grey arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia June 27, 2012. Liam Neeson has spent much of his career playing larger than life characters, both real and fictional: Oskar Schindler, Zeus, Aslan, Rob Roy, Ra’s al Ghul, Qui-Gon […]

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Wolf it down – The Grey review

The Grey – Starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dallas Roberts. Directed by Joe Carnahan. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Liam Neeson has spent much of his career playing larger than life characters, both real and fictional: Oskar Schindler, Zeus, Aslan, Rob Roy, Ra’s al Ghul, Qui-Gon Jinn, John ‘Hannibal’ Smith. Yet, bafflingly, it’s his […]

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