Film review: THE DRESSMAKER, from ‘Built For Speed’

Although directed by Jocelyn Moorehouse, The Dressmaker has the stamp of its writer and producer P.J. Hogan all over it. Like Hogan’s classic Muriel’s Wedding, The Dressmaker is a quirky Australian comedy that pits a sophisticated outsider against prejudiced Aussie bogans, celebrates femininity and glamorous reinvention while satirising both, has a wedding scene but also makes frequent turns into darker

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Film review: PARANOIA, from Built For Speed

In a plot line suspiciously reminiscent of Oliver Stone’s Wall Street, director Robert Luketic’s tepid corporate espionage thriller Paranoia sees another smart, ambitious young guy, who is desperate to escape his working class background, wind up seduced and manipulated by a corporate Satan. Liam Hemsworth plays Adam Cassidy, a lowly software engineer who mistakenly thinks he has the technological ideas

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