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AuthorAndrew McGrath

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July 28, 2008

Directed by Stefan Ruzowitsky How do you justify doing open dealings with men who are slaughtering your comrades on a daily basis? That’s the question at the heart of The Counterfeiters, last year’s winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, and it’s one that our protagonist Salomon “Sally” Sorowitsch is faced with time and […]

May 19, 2008

I learned a harsh lesson upon seeing Iron Man on the Friday after it opened – I am no longer in Masterton. This was evident by the sheer overwhelming number of comic book fanatics gathered en masse to attend Iron Man, and judging by the sexual squeals of appreciation coming from all directions (my companions […]

March 10, 2008

Why can’t filmmakers just let high art speak for itself? Both this film and its recent Oscar rival, There Will Be Blood, employ the self-consciously “artistic” film technique of abandoning opening credits and even going so far as to replace a simple “written by” credit with the much more fancy-sounding “written for the screen by”, […]

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