All posts by Candace Magno

The Top 10 Most Badass Heroines From the Big Screen

With the final Hunger Games film slowly approaching, and the end in sight for the popular female-led trilogy, we celebrate our top 10 film heroines of all time. From Disney’s Mulan, to Katniss herself, these badass ladies lead a wave of female empowerment on the big screen, particularly in the realm of young adult book-to-film adaptations.  So what are we waiting for? Let’s get stuck in to our girl power heroes!... Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview: Clive Standen talks about the Vikings filming experience and Sea Shepherd Conservation

Last weekend, we caught up with Clive Standen from Vikings at Oz Comic-Con to talk at length about his work in the series, and other pursuits. In the final two parts of our interview, we talk about his experiences filming the acclaimed series and his work with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.  Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Clive Standen talks about the Vikings filming experience and Sea Shepherd Conservation

New action vlog released from the set of the next 007, Spectre

The 24th James Bond adventure is on its way with Daniel Craig at the helm taking the franchise further with SpectreOn set footage has been released, with a great preview of Bond in the snowy mountains of Austria in what looks to be a staple action scene for the film. Continue reading New action vlog released from the set of the next 007, Spectre

Creating the Apocalypse will see George Miller answer Mad Max: Fury Road questions from a worldwide audience

One of the biggest hits of 2015, Mad Max: Fury Road was Academy Award-winning writer-director George Miller‘s fourth instalment in the franchise – and it took him some 17 years to get there.  And now, in news that will excite cinefiles all over Australia, Miller and the film’s creative team will be answering questions from a worldwide call-out as a part of their appearance at the Sydney Opera House’s Graphic Festival on Sunday 11 October. Accompanied by a 3,500 graphic novel storyboard, no less.... Continue Reading

Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy is coming to ACMI (Melbourne)

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the great puppeteer Jim Henson’s passing, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is opening up the unique and enchanting world of his creations. From Monday 21 September – Sunday 11 October 2015  Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy will explore Henson’s films, animations, TV commercials and his work on the iconic and influential television program Sesame Street.... Continue Reading

Golden Age’s film program takes us deep into space

Golden Age Cinema & Bar is hosting a film program of an outer space kind next Wednesday 19th August, to be presented by astronaut Chris Hadfield who is currently in Australia on his tour A Spaceman’s View of the Planet. For the ‘Guest Presents Session’, Chris Hadfield has chosen the film Moon the directorial debut of Duncan Jones (David Bowie’s son). As a David Bowie fan Hadfield is definitely taking his accomplishments and opportunities for granted with this one.... Continue Reading

Get nostalgic with the trailer for The Diary of a Teenage Girl

A clever, coming-of-age story that recounts the adventures of Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) in 1970’s San Francisco, “this is one for all the girls when they have grown.” The Diary of A Teenage Girl is based on the acclaimed novel by Phoebe Gloeckner and was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival. After Minnie is confronted by her burgeoning sexuality, the precocious teen becomes way in over her head. Minnie confides into her tape recorder all of her trials and painfully honest missives and keeps a chronicle of expressive drawings.... Continue Reading