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Strange But True Movie Review

Told in a non-linear manner, as more details are revealed you experience a shifting of focus and the way you relate to the characters and their actions. There is darkness in the hearts of men that informs the actions of some. //   Film adaptations of novels, in this case the book of the same name by author John Searles, are always fraught with risk. Readers often form their own internal imagery and it’s almost always the more vivid version. This screen edition will most likely ...

Win tickets to a very special screening of The Report!

The Report is a riveting thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his boss Senator Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to lead an investigation of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program, which was created in the aftermath of 9/11. Jones’ relentless pursuit of the truth leads to explosive findings that uncover the lengths to which the nation’s top intelligence agency went to destroy evidence, subvert the law, and hide a ...

Gemini Man Movie Review

For as much as the computer technology to make the actors look like younger versions of themselves has been heralded, in practice it turns out rather odd looking. When viewing the younger version of Henry Brogan (Will Smith), it almost looks like he’s overdone the botox. There is little emotion seen. The extremely high resolution of the film does not help this anomaly either.   //   Director Ang Lee holds nothing back with the action sequences and many of them are ...

Hustlers Movie Review

The women do take advantage of the men but it is done in such a way as to drag all concerned through the gutter. The targets and their platinum cards pay extravagantly for the privilege of their company but the women doing the fleecing are also losing something. //   Jennifer Lopez as the girl’s ringleader, Ramona shows real application to the role and her athleticism is impressive. Her character has a steely core but this resolve is not used for anything even close to noble. ...

Watch the 3D+ Gemini Man Featurette starring Academy Award® Winning Director Ang Lee

Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move. //   The film is directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ang Lee and produced by renowned producers Jerry Bruckheimer, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Also starring are Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Benedict Wong. Gemini Man will be ...

Watch the new trailer for Hustlers!

Their scheme pays off and the women ride a wave of extravagance, living a life of decadence and glamour. But when greed gets the best of them, friendships are threatened and the law starts closing in. //   HUSTLERS is directed by Lorene Scafaria and stars Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles, Mercedes Ruehl, Trace Lysette, Mette Towley, Madeline Brewer and Frank Whaley. HUSTLERS releases in Australia in theatres on October 10, ...

Check out the Gemini Man Ang Lee Featurette!

Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move. //   The film is directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ang Lee and produced by renowned producers Jerry Bruckheimer, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Also starring are Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Benedict Wong. Experience the visual ...

Joker Movie Review

Set in a grotty version of Gotham City with its fluid timeline and using contrasting elements to their fullest effect, you are never left to slide into a comfortable viewing experience. From mismatching colours to the acerbic soundtrack to confrontational close ups, you are keep on your toes. //   It’s a sign of the film’s power that you relate to Arthur Fleck/Joker in the full range of emotions. You will feel sympathy, anger, revulsion, triumph and horror in almost equal ...

Production starts on “Mortal Kombat”, based on the blockbuter video game franchise

The diverse international cast reflects the global nature of the brand, with talent spanning the worlds of film, television and martial arts. The ensemble includes Joe Taslim as Sub Zero; Ludi Lin as Liu Kang; Jessica McNamee as Sonya Blade; Josh Lawson as Kano; Tadanobu Asano as Raiden; Mehcad Brooks as Jackson “Jax” Bridges; Chin Han as Shang Tsung; Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion; Max Huang as Kung Lao; Sisi Stringer as Mileena; and Lewis Tan.   //   James Wan (“The ...

Ad Astra Movie Review

He has difficulty connecting with his fellow humans including his wife Eve (Liv Tyler). As a career military space traveler, he feels more comfortable in the isolation of space than on Earth. He also feels a deep loss as his father had disappeared long ago while on a mission to Neptune.   //   He escapes death while working on a transmission tower that reaches up to the edge of space after it is struck by a rouge electrical storm. This event leads him to a mission that ...