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Christopher Fowler
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There's a certain type of Marmite movie I sneakingly love. It would have been the kind of movie I hated at 18, when I just wanted to watch cars explode and heads get cut off. It's the whimsical movie, best exemplified by 'Le Fabuleux Destin D'Amelie Poulin', or as it was called in the US, 'Amelie'. For a film that features simultaneous orgasms across Paris and concerns a manipulative girl bullying…
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Christopher Fowler
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"> Most Hollywood films seem to consist of people hitting each other, but when Hollywood runs dry of ideas (This summer: The A-Team reboot! Russell Brand as a comedy rock star!) it turns to European talent. The majors are investing as never before in foreign studios. More than half their revenue comes from overseas now, where films aren't quite so easily crushed by the dead thoughts of executives…
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