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Watch the trailer for The Croods 2: A New Age

The Croods need a new place to live. So, the first prehistoric family sets off into the world in search of a safer place to call home. When they discover an idyllic walled-in paradise that meets all their needs, they think their problems are solved … except for one thing. Another family already lives there: the Bettermans. The Bettermans (emphasis on the “better”)—with their elaborate tree house, amazing inventions and irrigated acres of fresh produce—are a couple of steps ...

Watch the trailer for Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite

But when a tech savvy villain hacks into wireless networks to use frequencies only heard by cats and dogs, he manipulates them into conflict, and the worldwide battle between cats and dogs in back on.   //   Now a team of experienced and untested agents will have to use their old school animal instincts to restore order and peace between cats and dogs everywhere. Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite will be released in Australian cinemas September 24 with previews from ...

Watch the trailer for Think like a Dog!

The new bond brings them even closer together, and they join forces to solve problems at school and at home (like healing a rift between his parents played by Transformers stars Josh Duhamel & Megan Fox) with hilarious consequences.   //   But when a cyber-businessman (Kunal Nayyar from Big Bang Theory) arrives on the scene and will stop at nothing to get hold of the breakthrough technology, Oliver and Henry are going to need help to save the day. Starring Gabriel ...

Watch the trailer for We’ll End Up Together – in Aussie cinemas today!

It’s been years since middle-aged restaurateur Max (François Cluzet) has received his friends at his gorgeous summer house in the chic beach community of Cap Ferret. The group have traditionally reconnected there for his birthday, but since things didn’t exactly go as planned last time, they haven’t seen much of one another. It turns out Max is divorcing and his villa is up for sale, so when pals Marie (Marion Cotillard), Vincent (Benoît Magimel), now-famous actor Eric (Gilles ...

Retro Movie Review – Tomorrowland

The story revolves around a parallel universe that is not unlike the hidden world in Ayn Rand’s opus Atlas Shrugged (minus the extreme narcissism). It’s a land where science is let loose to the benefit of mankind. This gives the filmmakers a platform for some very cool wishful technology and also features a lot of fantastic set design artwork.   //   With a list of participants that includes director Brad Bird (The Incredibles and The Iron Giant), George Clooney and ...

Retro Movie Review – The Lego Movie

The underlying message is a positive one (believing in yourself and seeing greatness in everyday moments) but really even if the theme was completely saccharin, who could take that much offense when it is delivered by yellow plastic beings with hooks for hands!   //   The jokes fly fast and furious while the filmmakers get the mix of adult humor and childlike wonder spot on. There is also the fun of identifying the voice actors. The list includes Morgan Freeman, Jonah ...

Retro Movie Review – Kubo and the Two Strings

The film uses stop motion animation (with one of the techniques cleverly shown in the end credits), CGI and what one might possibly imagine is hand drawn imagery and looks fantastic. Voiced by an A-list of vocal talent that includes Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes and Matthew (put down those bongos) McConaughey, they are given rich text to work with.   //   The story is an out right fantasy voyage and while this is a genre whose charms often elude, this is so inventively ...

Watch the trailer for The Secret Garden

When Mary Lennox's parents suddenly die, she is sent to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven, on his remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors. While exploring, she discovers a hidden magical garden.   //   The Secret Garden will be released later in the year. www.facebook.com/STUDIOCANAL.AUS

Retro Movie Review – Minions

Its timeline starts from the beginning of time and quickly accelerates to the swinging sixties and as such makes for some very funny history lessons. It also rewards those looking for popular culture references with a wide range of improbable moments. The soundtrack is also fantastically period appropriate and the filmmakers spared no expense in securing the original songs by the original artists. The licensing fees must have been through the roof.   //   The core of the ...

Watch the new trailer for SCOOB!

“SCOOB!” reveals how lifelong friends Scoobyand Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scoobyand the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world.   //   As they race to stop this global “dogpocalypse,” the gang discovers that Scoobyhas a secret legacy and an epic ...