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Halle Berry back as Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past

We knew it was coming, but it’s nice to have confirmation all the same. Halle Berry will reprise the role of Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Director Bryan Singer revealed her casting via Twitter, just as he has with every  other actor affiliated with the film. She joins former castmates Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian […]

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Ellen Page directing Anna Faris in Miss Stevens

Ellen Page is set to make her directorial debut with the dramedy Miss Stevens, Deadline reports. Anna Faris will star in the picture as a school teacher with problems at home. She finds inspiration through her kids while away at a weekend drama competition. The script comes from Julia Hart. Miss Stevens will be produced by the teams […]

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Anna Paquin and Ellen Page back for X-Men: Days of Future Past

Director Bryan Singer announced via Twitter that Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore have joined the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past. The trio last appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, playing mutant students Rogue (Paquin), Kitty Pryde (Page), and Iceman (Ashmore). They join James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer […]

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Trailer Debut: The East

How creepy you find the trailer for The East depends on whether or not Ellen Page’s voice sends shivers down your spine. The new film from director Zal Batmanglij and his co-writer Brit Marling (they previously collaborated on Sound of My Voice) just debuted at Sundance to decent reviews, and seems to concern a particularly violent ‘Occupy’ movement targeting […]

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Life is bearable – To Rome With Love review

To Rome With Love – Starring Woody Allen, Judy Davis, and Roberto Benigni. Directed by Woody Allen. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. The release of a new Woody Allen film is a special event in the sense that each breath is a special event; we’re used to them, we assume the next one isn’t far behind, […]

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Trailer Debut: To Rome With Love

The trailer for Woody Allen‘s recently retitled Italian adventure To Rome With Love has arrived online, displaying a stark change of direction for the famed writer-director. Kidding! Allen fans will find much to love here, from the presence of neurotic Woody himself, to the young supporting cast of Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page, and […]

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Woody Allen’s Nero Fiddled gets a title change

Woody Allen‘s follow-up to his biggest ever hit, Midnight in Paris, has undergone a title change. Bid farewell to Nero Fiddled, and say ‘Buon giorno’ to To Rome With Love. Sony Pictures Classics issued a statement (though Variety first broke the news) in which the studio explained their reasoning for ditching the previous title. “Nero Fiddled, while an appropriate and humorous phrase […]

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Ewan McGregor cast in Noah Baumbach’s The Corrections

Ewan McGregor will join Chris Cooper and Dianne Wiest in Noah Baumbach‘s HBO pilot The Corrections. It was announced in September that Baumbach and producer Scott Rudin would bring Jonathan Franzen’s acclaimed tome to the small screen as a HBO series. The book tells the story of the repressed Lambert family; parents Alfred (Cooper) and […]

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Poster Debut: Young Adult

The poster for director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody’s latest collaboration – Young Adult – has debuted online (courtesy of THR). Their last effort – Juno – earned Cody an Academy Award, as well as Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress (Ellen Page). Hopes are high for this one, then! In […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival – Day Eight

Melbourne International Film Festival – Day Eight. By Simon Miraudo. I’m writing this very sentence to you at 2:32am on Friday evening (or rather, Saturday morning), on this, the eighth night of the 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival. You’ll forgive me if I end my introduction here and get right on to discussing the movies, […]

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Trailer Debut: Super

“SHUT UP CRIME!” Now there’s a catch phrase we can all relate to. Yep, the superhero film craze seems finally to be finished with its 180 on self-reflexivity. Turning the protractor another six degrees of Kevin Bacon back towards the audience, Super is a superhero flick that looks as though it’s going to implode. From […]

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Dream weaver – Inception review

Inception – Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated M. Originally published July 21, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. Christopher Nolan’s Inception implies that somewhere within the vast crevasses of the mind lay pockets of boundless imagination, capable of forging entire universes out of thin air. This very film seems […]

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Daniel Craig cast in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Daniel Craig has been cast in the lead (although not title) role in David Fincher‘s upcoming American remake of the Swedish film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. As first reported by Deadline (and later confirmed by Sony Pictures) Craig will star as investigative journalist Mikael Blomkivst. Fincher has also confirmed that his remake will […]

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Dream weaver – Inception review

Inception – Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Christopher Nolan’s Inception implies that somewhere within the vast crevasses of the mind lay pockets of boundless imagination, capable of forging entire universes out of thin air. This very film seems to prove the rule. Inception […]

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Inception character posters – as if we couldn’t be any more excited…

As the release of Christopher Nolan‘s Inception looms ever closer, Warner Bros have treated us with a new batch of character posters. And yes, now we’re even more tingly with excitement. Thanks to Slashfilm for collecting the images from Moviefone, Omelete and Empire (in fact, follow the links to see even more of these great […]

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New Inception trailer to change lives; cure disease

You would think that the latest trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s Inception featured the greatest two-and-a-half minutes of footage ever compiled, based on the rapturous online reaction. Frankly, it’s hard to disagree. Is it unfair to heap such hyperbolic praise solely on a film’s trailer? Does it raise expectations to an almost impossible to reach height? […]

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Every actress wants to star in Dragon Tattoo remake

Seemingly every woman in Hollywood is vying for the role of punk hacker Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher‘s English language remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Carey Mulligan was previously reported as being the lead contender for the role, but a whole bunch of young actresses have emerged as potential stars. According to […]

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Inception IMAX poster debut

There’s nothing really left to say about Christopher Nolan’s Inception, the director’s follow up to The Dark Knight that will apparently melt all our brains. However, its new IMAX poster is far too delicious not to share. Head on over to Yahoo to see the image in hi-res. Inception stars (deep breath) Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen […]

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Rollergirls – Whip It DVD review

Whip It – Starring Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Drew Barrymore. Rated M. Originally published October 7, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Whip It is what the Spice Girls meant when they sang about “girl power”. Back in 1994, that world beating pop band promised to bring feminism back into the […]

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New Inception trailer is exciting/confusing

source: traileraddict.com A second teaser trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming thriller Inception has debuted online. Submit yourself to it and have your mind bended accordingly. The first trailer for this mysterious film had us perplexed, but the new footage is something else. Little is known about the plot, except for the oft-repeated logline that Inception […]

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Rollergirls – Whip It review

Whip It – Starring Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Drew Barrymore. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Whip It is what the Spice Girls meant when they sang about “girl power”. Back in 1994, that world beating pop band promised to bring feminism back into the popular vernacular. Hollywood was expected […]

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Whip It – Juno 2: Roller Boogaloo?

source: slashfilm.com Slashfilm have the official poster for the Drew Barrymore-directed roller derby flick Whip It. It stars Ellen Page as “an indie-rock loving misfit”. Hmm, sound familiar? Page stars as an outcast Texan named Bliss Cavender who finds an escape from her small-town malaise by joining a roller-derby league. We weren’t completely blown away […]

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