Tue, 2012-04-24 08:43We’ve seen TV shows, comic books and toy lines all given the big screen treatment so why not tackle a board game? No doubt hoping to emulate the success seen with the ‘Transformer’ films, ‘Battleship’ practically makes itself out to be an unofficial sequel to the Michael Bay productions just...Read more
Tue, 2012-04-10 11:17In 1999 a little film about a group of high-school boys planning to lose their virginity on prom night was released and, unbeknownst to the masses, it became a runaway success. The film was ‘American Pie’ and after spanning two equally successful, though not as well received, sequels and a string...Read more
Mon, 2012-03-26 19:05A film adaptation of the classic 80’s series ’21 Jump Street’ has long been in talks in Hollywood circles but an action comedy filled to the brim with foul language and bloody violence helmed by the directing duo of ‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs’ and starring Jonah Hill (‘Superbad’) and...Read more
Sun, 2012-03-25 23:16Sydney-based Zenowa Films have launched a quirky 10 part web series, The Newtown Girls, which made its debut internationally on March 13. The Newtown Girls centres on Scarlet, a young lesbian driven to find true love in the quirky scene in the Sydney suburb of Newtown. Scarlet returns to the ‘scene...Read more
Sun, 2012-03-25 14:41There’s a joke in Hollywood that to win an Oscar you need to play a real-life figure, ugly yourself up or go gay. Now that may be a bit of a vapid generalisation but it’s worked for the glorious Christopher Plummer who walked away with an Academy Award this past month for his work in ‘...Read more
Mon, 2012-03-19 13:33Watching Disney’s new epic adventure ‘John Carter’ you can’t help but want to compare it to the sci-fi classic likes of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Avatar, but given that the novels this film is based on served as inspiration for George Lucas and James Cameron, the comparisons are more than valid. Edgar...Read more
Sat, 2012-02-25 12:40With the award season films saturating the market right now (‘The Descendants’, ‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’...) it’s good to have a little choice for escapism, and ‘Contraband’ adheres to that in spades.
Making his Hollywood film debut as a director, Baltasar Kormakur, helms this actioner starring...Read more
Fri, 2012-02-10 17:39A 1975 British film starring Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry, The Rocky Horror Picture Show began its journey as a London stage musical before becoming the longest running cult film of all time. A box office failure upon initial release, 20th Century Fox re-opened Rocky Horror at midnight in April...Read more
Thu, 2012-02-02 06:56Screenwriter Richard Curtis (‘Love Actually’) has stated that if you read a script and laugh out loud at least three times you have a certified hit on your hands.
So, director Stephan Elliott (‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert’) knew he had found his next project in ‘A...Read more
Mon, 2012-01-30 19:37Since winning the Oscar for Best Actress in 2004 for her outstanding work in ‘Monster’, Charlize Theron hasn’t exactly done much with her career.
Her major film roles in that time have been less-than-stellar (‘Aeon Flux’, ‘Hancock’) and everything else she...Read more