Michael Moran

Michael Moran is a Screenjabber contributor
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In The Valley of Elah

In The Valley of Elah is Paul Haggis's first film since Crash. If you liked Crash, then you'll love this.

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

There’s no doubting that Tim Burton’s films can sometimes require a niche audience. His neo-gothic fairytales convert and alienate in equal measure, but they are often wholly unique.

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Oscar Nominations 2008

And the winner is ...We don't know. But we can tell you who the nominations are.

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Jackass 2.5 (DVD)

If Jackass 2.5 serves as proof of anything (and that’s a stretch) it’s that some folks will go to any length to try and squeeze cash out of the movie...

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Eagle Vs Shark

Eagle Vs Shark belongs to the celebration-of-being-a-geek subgenre that has wormed its way into our hearts in recent times (Clerks, Muriel’s Wedding, High Fidelity, American Pie and the upcoming Superbad),...

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Superbad

Superbad might sound like a cross between American Pie and Porky’s, with a smattering of every other teen comedy ever made, and that’s because, basically, that’s exactly what it is.

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Cloverfield

And so, after THAT trailer, and that whispery, understated stealth marketing campaign, Cloverfield, producer JJ (Lost) Abrams' monster movie, finally hits. And it's a little cracker.

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The Good Night

Written and directed by Jake Paltrow (Gwyneth’s brother), The Good Night treads on familiar ground as it contemplates the blurred lines between dreams and reality.

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Walk Hard

Music biopics are often slave to their own formula: flashblacks, montages, voiceovers, a past tragedy to overcome, great success, experimentation with drugs/drink/sex (delete as applicable).