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Men in Black: International Movie Review

Director F. Gary Gray (The Fate of the Furious and Straight Outta Compton) shows that he can still handle a special effects driven project and keep the human elements appealing. Even the CGI characters are giving substantial personalities, especially Kumail Nanjiani as Pawny. He is used to great comic effects.   //   The storyline is rather simplistic but is given a bit of depth by the origin story of Agent M (Thompson). There are the usual super cool gadgets and weapons ...

Interactive ROCKY HORROR screening with live floorshow is coming to the Schonell Theatre!

A 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 1976 and it found its audience.   //   People began attending the screenings in costume, and shouting out lines in response to the film dialogue. From this, the concept of a ...

Check out the first trailer for Abominable!

When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish (Eddie Izzard), a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and ...

Watch the extended clip of ‘Your Song’ from Rocketman!

This inspirational story - set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton - tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.   //   ROCKETMAN also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother. Rocketman is currently ...

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish are coming to Australia for The Secret Life of Pets 2 – Promotional Tour!

Hart, who lends his voice to the larger than life Snowball a super hero pet bunny, returns to the popular franchise with Tiffany Haddish joining the cast for the very first time to voice new character Daisy an adorable Shih Tzu with attitude.   //   Illumination’s tenth animated feature, The Secret Life of Pets 2, is the highly anticipated sequel to the 2016 comedic blockbuster that had the biggest opening weekend ever for an original film, animated or otherwise. ...

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion Movie Review

The wonderful French comic books featuring Astérix and his friends have fuelled many a youngster’s imagination and sense of fun both here and abroad. This animated feature, Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion continues with those traditions. It is whimsical, irreverent and at times, completely bonkers.   //   The village elder Panoramix (Bernard Alane) falls from a tree while helping a young bird return to its nest and sustains a broken foot. This decline in ...

Check out the new trailer for Blinded by the Light!

Blinded By The Light is in Cinemas August 22! www.facebook.com/UniversalPicturesAU

Watch the trailer for the new film from Jim Jarmusch – The Dead Don’t Die!

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviors. No one quite knows why. News reports are scary and scientists are concerned. But no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing Centerville: THE DEAD DON’T DIE -- they rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the ...

Aladdin Movie Review

The film plays more like a version of the Broadway musical than the animated endeavour and includes a lot more songs. Unfortunately nothing dissipates dramatic tension more than when the actors break into song so the dynamic structure is effected. They have also wisely cleaned up a lot of the questionable stereotypes.   //   While Will Smith is certainly no Robin Williams, the demands placed on the actor are greatly diminished, so he is more than capable of the role. ...

Watch the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood!

The ninth film from the writer-director Quentin Tarantino features a large ensemble cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age. Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood is in Australian cinemas August 15! www.facebook.com/SonyPicturesAUS