Day: January 19, 2016

Film Review: Goosebumps (PG) (USA, 2015)

January 19, 2016

The Goosebumps novel series was one I read religiously as a child growing up – in fact I don’t know many 90’s children who weren’t invested in this wonderfully ghoulish series – so the idea of a (long overdue) cinematic adaptation of R.L. Stine’s classic tales was one I embraced wholeheartedly.  The type of subject matter that could easily fill a horror movie quota, Rob Letterman’s filmic take opts for a more family friendly mentality, perhaps in a bid to introduce Goosebumps to a younger crowd, with sporadic dashes of scary-esque moments to not completely water itself down. ... Continue Reading

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JRPG Bravely Second: End Layer to arrive on the 3DS in Australia next month

January 19, 2016

Bravely Second: End Layer, sequel to the epic JRPG Bravely Default will arrive on the 3DS in Australia on February 27. The sequel will offer both newcomers and returning fans a vast role-playing adventure, filled with deep strategic combat, unforgettable characters and much more.... Continue Reading

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George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road wins big at the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

January 19, 2016

Sunday night in California, the winners of the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were announced – as voted by the BFCA (Broadcast Film Critics Association), a group made up of approximately 250 television, radio and online critics. Like the Golden Globes, which is voted by the relatively smaller Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the event recognises the best in film and TV from the previous year. However this was the first year that both film and TV were recognised at the same time.... Continue Reading

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Winners Announced for the 25th Annual Flickerfest International and Australian Awards

January 19, 2016

The winner for the 25th Annual Flickerfest International and Australian awards were announced on Sunday Night at the Bondi Pavillon, Bondi Beach.... Continue Reading

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Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (finally) launches on PC via Steam

January 19, 2016

The cult classic action RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen has finally launched on PC after a long 4 year wait. Japanese publisher and developer Capcom, the company behind the critically-acclaimed game only released the game and expansion for console back in 2012 and 2013. PC users can now dive into the game with the addition of high resolution graphics with increased fidelity, new frame rate options and 4k support.... Continue Reading

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Richard Roxburgh and Sue Brooks to Attend Special Sydney Event Screenings of Looking For Grace

January 19, 2016

Palace Cinemas will be holding two exclusive special event screenings of their new film, Looking For Grace on Monday January 25, and its star Richard Roxburgh and its director Sue Brooks will be in attendance.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: The Hateful Eight (R18+) (USA, 2015)

January 19, 2016

The Hateful Eight is (fittingly) iconic auteur Quentin Tarantino‘s eighth film, which this week opened in Australian cinemas for a limited 70mm Ultra Panavision release – the first film to do so since 1966’s Khartoum and the first Western since The Hallelujah Trail (1965). For cinephiles around the world, the day couldn’t have come soon enough, but is the ambitious film – which almost never saw the light of day – worthy of the format in which it’s projected?... Continue Reading

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