Movies

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Horror true story behind star’s new film

Horror true story behind star’s new film

Josh Duhamel’s latest movie is a terrifying stranded-at-sea-surrounded-by-sharks story, but what makes it scarier is it actually happened.

The Two Popes targets your head and your heart

premium_icon The Two Popes targets your head and your heart

This true-ish story of two old Vatican bros whistling ABBA tunes, debating theology, cheering on soccer teams and rearranging the face of modern Catholicism

MOVIE REVIEW: A semi-silly thriller with absurd ending

premium_icon MOVIE REVIEW: A semi-silly thriller with absurd ending

The pairing of Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen is the best thing about this thriller that might have the most ridiculous ending of any movie this year.

Brutal reality of life after Disney hit

Brutal reality of life after Disney hit

Disney’s live-action Aladdin remake made $1b this year. Now its star says he’s “tired of staying quiet” about what happened next.

What's on the big screen this week

What's on the big screen this week

THE Addams Family is rebooted for a new generation, screen legends Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen team up in a crime drama and Red Dog star Koko is remembered.

Australia’s biggest grossing film snubbed at awards

premium_icon Australia’s biggest grossing film snubbed at awards

The top grossing Australian film for 2019 has been overlooked at the Australian film and TV’s biggest night of the year, the annual AACTA Awards.

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Controversial movie wins top award

Controversial movie wins top award

Some audiences found the violent film too much during festival screenings but The Nightingale has just won the top prize at the AACTA Awards.

Marvel reveals first Black Widow trailer

Marvel reveals first Black Widow trailer

We’ve waited 15 years for a Black Widow movie, and if the trailer is anything to go by, it was worth it.

Tue 3 Dec 2019

Movie cast live it up in Brisbane

premium_icon Movie cast live it up in Brisbane

The Redlands Coast was the backdrop for an upcoming feature film which meant Brisbane was home for the movie’s stars, with Neighbours and 30 Rock stars spotted

Why De Niro couldn’t refuse Scorsese’s Irishman

premium_icon Why De Niro couldn’t refuse Scorsese’s Irishman

Robert De Niro has known Martin Scorsese for years — but there was a reason why he could not turn down a role in his controversial Netflix film, The Irishman.

MOVIE REVIEW: Stars missing the fright stuff

MOVIE REVIEW: Stars missing the fright stuff

This fourth movie adaptation — and first animated feature — based on Charles Addams’ popular cartoons falls strangely flat.

Sun 1 Dec 2019

Key reason this movie absolutely stank

Key reason this movie absolutely stank

It was designed to be an empowering, game-changing blockbuster, but instead this turned out to be a stinker. There’s a big reason why.

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Oscar winner’s debt to Dame Edna

premium_icon Oscar winner’s debt to Dame Edna

The Addams Family star has revealed the unlikely inspiration for her scene-stealing new role

Could the X-rated factor save Superman?

premium_icon Could the X-rated factor save Superman?

DC’s heroes are darker than the Marvel ones, with many upcoming movies going R-rated. And it’s time for the Man Of Steel to get raunchy, Duncan Lay writes.

Creepy or just odd? Meet the new Addams Family

premium_icon Creepy or just odd? Meet the new Addams Family

DIRECTORS revamp clan of 'weirdos' for a new generation of movie-goers.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

'It’s not just your run of the mill shark movie'

premium_icon 'It’s not just your run of the mill shark movie'

FILMING has just wrapped on the Qld-filmed survival thriller Great White starring The Bold and the Beautiful's Katrinoa Bowden.

MOVIE REVIEW: No biography bullet points missed in Suzi Q

premium_icon MOVIE REVIEW: No biography bullet points missed in Suzi Q

Though the filmmakers are guilty of overstating their subject’s importance, there is still a remarkable person to be captured in this delightful doco.

Scorsese's epic, luxurious Netflix movie is out now

Scorsese's epic, luxurious Netflix movie is out now

It may take a couple of nights to finish, but everything about this new Netflix film screams event movie.

Thu 28 Nov 2019

What Idina Menzel loves most about Elsa

premium_icon What Idina Menzel loves most about Elsa

Idina Menzel is back as Elsa for a second stint in Frozen 2. She says the beloved queen has taught her so much, but it still doesn’t make her cool to her son.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Scorsese films ranked from worst to best

premium_icon Scorsese films ranked from worst to best

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman will drop on Netflix at 7pm tonight, so what better time to revisit the iconic director’s masterpieces and duds.

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