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Sexual nightmares and sleep crime – Side Effects review

By Simon Miraudo March 11, 2013 Steven Soderbergh‘s Side Effects begins as one thing, and then ends as something else entirely. Over the course of its 106 minutes, the feature evolves from an icy, haunting tale of depression and abandonment into a squalid, sordid, serpentine Alfred Hitchcock pastiche. That it can glide from these two […]

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Vote or die – Broken City review

By Simon Miraudo March 5, 2013 Broken City may break new ground when it comes to pioneering cinematic scowls, but that’s the only area where the cast is able to elevate the banal material. Director Allen Hughes (his first time working without brother Albert) and screenwriter Brian Tucker have crafted a truly ho-hum political thriller; […]

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Trailer Debut: RED 2

Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, and Mary-Louise Parker are back for RED 2. Your video evidence is below. The original – concerning retired assassins called back into action when they become targets of a hit, and based on the comic book of the same hit – grossed nearly $200 million worldwide. It’s no surprise, then, to see […]

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Can’t fight this feeling – Rock of Ages review

Rock of Ages – Starring Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, and Tom Cruise. Directed by Adam Shankman. Rated M. By Jess Lomas. Doomed to be labelled ‘Glee with a Hollywood budget on crack’, Adam Shankman (Hairspray) ineptly directs this all-star adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages. Set in 1986 on Los Angeles’ rock […]

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Trailer Debut: Lay the Favourite

The trailer for Stephen Frears‘ adaptation of Beth Raymer’s memoir Lay the Favourite has debuted online. Looking like a less flashy mutation of Ocean’s Eleven and The Cooler, the film tells of a professional sports better (Bruce Willis) who employs a good luck charm (Rebecca Hall) to ensure his gambles a sure thing. There’s a slight telemovie feel to the trailer, and […]

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Catherine Zeta-Jones joins RED 2

Catherine Zeta-Jones will join Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, and Mary-Louise Parker for the sequel to 2010′s surprise hit RED. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Byun-Hun Lee will also join the action-comedy, which tells of retired assassins being pulled back into the line of fire. Dean Parisot will take over directorial duties from Robert Schwentke. Lionsgate […]

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Trailer Debut: Rock of Ages

The new trailer for Adam Shankman’s Rock of Ages is bad; there’s no nice way of saying it. While Tom Cruise fans (there must be some of them out there) will be happy to get a glimpse of him as Stacee Jaxx rocking out a Bon Jovi tune on stage, the remainder of the trailer […]

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Rooney Mara to team with Steven Soderbergh for Side Effects

The newly Oscar-nominated Rooney Mara has booked her first post-Dragon Tattoo role, and it ain’t shabby. The ingénue will take the lead role in Steven Soderbergh‘s pharmaceutical thriller Side Effects (formerly titled Bitter Pill), Deadline reports. Mara is replacing Blake Lively in the picture, which is also set to star Jude Law, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones. […]

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Trailer Debut: Rock of Ages

The trailer for Adam Shankman‘s adaptation of the Broadway jukebox musical Rock of Ages has arrived online. See: Tom Cruise as rocker Stacee Jaxx signing breasts; Malin Akerman as a buttoned-down music journalist turned sex-vixen; Catherine Zeta-Jones‘ screeching, right-wing, ‘think of the children’ mum decrying rock and roll. This thing could be kind of fun. […]

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