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2012 BAFTA Best Picture brochure covers were super cool!


The 2012 British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards were held earlier this week, with The Artist unsurprisingly sweeping a majority of the film awards and looking set to do the same at the Academy Awards later this month. But while the Oscars are represented by the same old iconic gold statue every year, the BAFTA’s do …

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Earlier this week, I appeared on New Zealand entertainment show Drew & Shannon Live to speed-review three of my favourite current films: Drive, Contagion and Midnight in Paris. I’ve previously written that Drive is my favourite film of 2011, but I also regard Steven Soderbergh and Woody Allen’s recent efforts as two of the best films of …

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[Review] DRIVE is the best film of 2011


Disclaimer: Drive is not The Fast and the Furious: The Notebook Edition. If you are expecting this film to be a full-throttle, noisy, CGI-riddled action-fest starring that babe from the romantic film with Rachel McAdams, you are in the wrong place. Like this woman. However, if you are partial to a superbly-acted, purposefully-paced and artfully-stylised …

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[Watch] DAFT PUNK’s Thomas Bangalter directs a short film + [Listen] Previously unreleased DAFT PUNK track ‘Drive’


Thomas Bangalter, one half of French electronic duo Daft Punk, has directed a short film which advertises the new collection from fashion line Co. It stars Bangalter’s actress wife Élodie Bouchez as a woman who is taking care of a sick man. Weirdness ensues and the whole thing is driven by an operatic score. No Tron drones …

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[Watch] DRIVE: International NSFW Trailer + Ryan Gosling breaks up street fight


I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Drive is one of my most anticipated films of 2011. I CAN’T WAIT. The buzz surrounding Nicolas Winding Refn’s film continues to grow, and Ryan Gosling can do no wrong right now. The poster seen above was released earlier this month, and it just screams ICONIC. A …

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‘Drive’ red-band trailer


Drive has to be one of my most anticipated films of 2011. Ryan Gosling is fast turning into one of the finest actors of his generation as evidenced by great turns in Half Nelson, Lars and the Real Girl and most recently Blue Valentine. Director Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson) is also becoming a hot commodity …

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