Day: August 11, 2016

Film Review: Down Under (Australia, 2016) is unapologetic and bold

August 11, 2016

Unapologetic, bold Australian “black comedy” Down Under had its world premiere earlier this year the 63rd annual Sydney Film Festival, the only logical platform for Writer/Director Abe Forsythe to debut his second feature film seeing as it concerns one of the most talked about and shameful moments in the city’s history. This inevitably controversial film is a fictional recount surrounding the immediate aftermath of the 2005 ‘Cronulla Riots’, an embarrassing and ugly situation which was packed full of enough irony that adapting it into a comedy seems completely fair.... Continue Reading

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Denis Villeneuve’s new drama Arrival gets a teaser trailer

August 11, 2016

Dennis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario) has been at it again. This time he’s behind the camera for Arrival. And today we have your first look at the film with some first-look images and a trailer for the project.... Continue Reading

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Marvel’s Luke Cage gets a full length Netflix trailer and it is awesome

August 11, 2016

Following San Diego Comic-Con’s unveiling of tantalizing Luke Cage footage, Netflix and Marvel have now released the official, full-length trailer and we are super impressed.... Continue Reading

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The Narnia franchise is finally set to continue, but not as we know it

August 11, 2016

If you’ve ever stumbled upon the Narnia book series as a child, you came to love the characters, the storyline and the wild adventures it would take you on as you read page-to-page of every line C.S Lewis has ever written. Between the years of 2005 and 2010, the theatrical adaptations of the Narnia franchise have slowly become entertaining for fans. Mixed feelings will surely ensue as there are plans for the fourth book of the fantasy series, The Silver Chair to be made into a film.... Continue Reading

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Guns, violence and some kick-ass characters, check out Resident Evil: The Final Chapter‘s trailer

August 11, 2016

Feast your eyes on this. After 15 years, six films and US$915 million dollars in box office dollars, the Resident Evil franchise is finally coming to an end, which will be bittersweet news for fans all-round who have loved and followed the films in the past.... Continue Reading

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CBS confirms Star Trek: Discovery will feature a female lead.

August 11, 2016

CBS has announced that Star Trek: Discovery will have a female lead, Variety confirmed. CBS Television Studios, who are producing the latest series, are still in the process of casting the lead role. Variety confirmed that the female lead will “not necessarily be a captain.” Though no one has been official cast in the role, Executive Producer Bryan Fuller is expected to provide further details at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.... Continue Reading

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The first uncensored trailer for Bad Santa 2 reintroduces us to Willie and Thurman Merman

August 11, 2016

Billy Bob Thornton and his foul mouth are back for Bad Santa 2 – and this week we got our first taste of the film with the release of its first trailer. In the film, Billy Bob returns as Willie, the R-rated Santa, with his equally filthy elf accomplice, Tony Cox as Marcus.... Continue Reading

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Warner Bros. lines up a massive female cast for the Ocean’s Eight spin-off

August 11, 2016

Warner Bros confirmed this week that October will be the start date for Ocean’s Eight, the female-led spin-off of the successful Ocean’s franchise. Production is set to begin in New York with many actors having their roles confirmed, Deadline Hollywood has reported.... Continue Reading

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First Impressions: Netflix and Baz Luhrmann deliver a unique and compelling series in The Get Down (USA, 2016)

August 11, 2016

Baz Luhrmann, over a decade worth of planning, and a whopping $120 million dollar budget sit behind The Get Down, an upcoming Netflix Original that boldly tackles the origins (and fundamentals) of Hip Hop with the Australian director’s characteristically fanciful touch. The result is a surprisingly unique, compelling series that marches to the beat of its own drum, fusing exaggerated musical theatre and grounded crime drama to shape a tale of creativity, love, art, and ambition grown from the decaying cracks of the Bronx in 1977.... Continue Reading

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Capcom celebrates Dead Rising’s 10th Anniversary with re-release of original games for current gen platforms.

August 11, 2016

Capcom is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Dead Rising series by re-releasing Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, for digital download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  The original Dead Rising game will also be available on Steam as a digital download.

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