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Australian Box Office Report: Murder on the Orient Express arrives in 1st place

This week’s box office charts saw a strong opening weekend for Murder On The Orient Express, which went straight to no. 1, earning $3.85m.  This Kenneth Branagh-directed adaptation of the the Agatha Christie mystery classic premiered on 333 screens nationally, and managed an impressive screen average of $11,565.... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Thor: Ragnarok smashes its way to the top

Hooray for Kiwi director Taika Waititi and his leadership in taking the Marvel franchise (at least, just this part of it) into a fresh and fun direction! Leading and supporting cast worked their superhero muscles off to take Thor: Ragnarok straight to no. 1 at the box office in its opening weekend.  It made a mind-boggling $10.13m, which makes up for the relatively low box office performance of late.  The only film that generated a better result this year was Beauty And The Beast, which opened with $13.16m in March.  In comparison, the previous Thor film, Thor: The Dark World, opened in 2013 and made $7.2m.  If you haven’t seen it yet, go see Thor: The Dark World – we gave it a rave review.... Continue Reading

Douglas Adams’ unfinished Tom Baker era Doctor Who to be released in Australian cinemas

Australian Doctor Who fans can let out a sigh of relief, as they will finally be able to experience Doctor Who: Shada on the big screen, as BBC Worldwide ANZ and Sharmill Films have recently announced that a limited theatrical run of the completed and restored Doctor Who story that combines both original live-action footage and hand-drawn animation. Tom Baker will also return as the Fourth Doctor, as the voice behind his animated counterpart.... Continue Reading