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Emma Stone starring in new Cameron Crowe film

Emma Stone will star in Cameron Crowe’s new film for Sony Pictures, Deadline reports. The bubbly star of The Amazing Spider-Man and The Help will lead the as yet untitled picture, a love story written and directed by Crowe (We Bought a Zoo), with Scott Rudin producing. With zero plot points revealed it’s only been […]

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Talk to the animals – We Bought a Zoo review

We Bought a Zoo – Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church. Directed by Cameron Crowe. Rated PG. Originally published December 20, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. We Bought a Zoo arrives on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia May 2, 2012. If you had hoped writer-director Cameron Crowe would return from his six-year hiatus having shed the demons of Elizabethtown, well, I’ve got some bad news […]

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No man is an island – The Descendants review

The Descendants – Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley and Judy Greer. Directed by Alexander Payne. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There might not be two filmmakers more diametrically opposed – but still operating in the same thematic wheelhouse – than Cameron Crowe and Alexander Payne. The former is warm and fuzzy; the latter is cold and […]

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Your 2011 Boxing Day Viewing Guide

Your 2011 Boxing Day Viewing Guide. By Simon Miraudo. In case you couldn’t tell by the fact a bajillion movies are coming out this week, Boxing Day is kind of a big deal for Australian film-lovers. In fact, December 26th is the biggest day on the cinema-going calendar. What is it about that post-Christmas comedown […]

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Talk to the animals – We Bought a Zoo review

We Bought a Zoo – Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church. Directed by Cameron Crowe. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. If you had hoped writer-director Cameron Crowe would return from his six-year hiatus having shed the demons of Elizabethtown, well, I’ve got some bad news for you: We Bought a Zoo is […]

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Trailer Debut: We Bought A Zoo

The trailer for Cameron Crowe’s new movie We Bought A Zoo has debuted online, and it is perhaps the Cameron Crowe-iest trailer ever made. A man quitting his job in spectacular fashion? Check. A best friend offering sage advice to the main character, and imploring him to embrace the joy and wonder of life? Check. […]

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First look at Cameron Crowe’s We Bought A Zoo

It’s been a long time between drinks for Cameron Crowe, whose last feature film was the ultra-Crowe-ian Elizabethtown, best known for containing some outrageously bad sequences (stand-up comedy at a wake?), hilariously twee quotes (“This loss will be met with a hurricane of love”) and a performance from Kirsten Dunst that would lead critic Nathan Rabin […]

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Scarlett Johansson joins Matt Damon in A Zoo

Scarlett Johansson is in final negotiations to star alongside Matt Damon in Cameron Crowe‘s upcoming film We Bought A Zoo. The film is based on Benjamin Mee’s memoir of the same name. It documents the period in Mee’s life when he used his life savings to purchase a dilapidated zoo. According to THR, Johansson will […]

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