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The top 10 movie politicians

The top 10 movie politicians. By Simon Miraudo. Election fever is in the air, what with the impending vote for the President of the United States, as well as Leslie Knope’s equally significant run for Pawnee City Council on Parks and Recreation. We’ve also seen a glut of politically minded films lately; from George Clooney’s […]

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The Artist triumphs at inaugural AACTA International Awards

Award-gobbling powerhouse The Artist has picked up a batch of new trophies – Australian sanctioned, at that – on its march to the Oscar podium. The inaugural Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards‘ ceremony took place in Los Angeles over the weekend, ahead of the first ever local AACTA ceremony this […]

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The 84th Academy Award nominees!

The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were revealed by 2011 nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Academy President Tom Sherak in Los Angeles early this morning. Martin Scorsese’s Hugo leads the pack with 11 nominations, followed closely by French silent film The Artist (10). Steven Spielberg’s War Horse (6), sports flick Moneyball (6), and the George […]

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The Artist takes top prize at PGA awards

Can nothing stop black-and-white silent film The Artist from taking home the Best Picture Oscar? Although it has seemed like a lock for some time now, it’s recent victory at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) awards further cements its status as an Academy Award scooping certainty. The Michel Hazanavicius directed picture bested Bridesmaids, The Descendants, […]

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Voter beware – The Ides of March review

The Ides of March – Starring Ryan Gosling, George Clooney and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Directed by George Clooney. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Sometimes, it’s just nice to see a classic tale told well. George Clooney steps behind the camera once again for The Ides of March, an impressive political fable about ‘the line’ and the extent to […]

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Madonna bombs, Clooney rules and Fassbender and Mulligan go full frontal at Venice and Telluride

Madonna‘s first feature length film, W.E., made its world debut at the Venice Film Festival over the weekend, where it was met with some of the most scathing reviews of the year. The flick stars Andrea Riseborough as King Edward’s wife Wallis Simpson – for whom he abdicated the throne – as well as Abbie Cornish in […]

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Trailer Debut: The Ides of March

The trailer for George Clooney‘s highly anticipated new drama (and dare we say it, Best Picture Oscar contender) The Ides of March has debuted online. Based on Beau Willimon’s play Farragut North, The Ides of March stars Ryan Gosling as Stephen, the man behind the next president of the United States (played by Clooney). As Stephen navigates an […]

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