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Bullet time – 2 Guns review

By Simon Miraudo October 8, 2013 There are actually 111 guns in 2 Guns, but that sum doesn’t include concealed weapons, so we’ll never really know the truth. This was an independent count, conducted by myself, during a first viewing of Baltasar Kormákur‘s double-cross crime comedy. (I say ‘first’ as if it will be followed […]

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Choose to accept – Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol review

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg. Directed by Brad Bird. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. The Mission: Impossible franchise is one of the most uneven in cinematic history, with the quality wildly fluctuating from one instalment to the next. The Brian De Palma-directed opener was promising, if deeply […]

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Mission: Impossible 4 given new/spooky title

The team behind Mission: Impossible 4 convened at a press conference in Dubai yesterday to reveal some details about their upcoming adventure, offering the film’s official title in the process (yep, it’s been a big week for title announcements). The film shall be known as Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Can we now assume that […]

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Mama drama – Precious review

Precious – Starring Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique and Paula Patton. Directed by Lee Daniels. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. If the seriousness of a film’s subject directly correlated with the film’s excellence, then Lee Daniels‘ Precious would be one of the greatest motion pictures ever made. However, that formula does not always prove true. We’ve seen […]

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