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Robert De Niro, Zac Efron head to Spring Break in the trailer for Dirty Grandpa

Set for release in a time usually suited to Academy Award favourites and the tail end of the big blockbuster runs (see: Star Wars), one of the first big comedies set for release in 2016 is shaping up to be Dirty Grandpa, starring Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Julianne Hough, Aubrey Plaza and Dermot Mulroney and directed by Dan Mazer (I Give It A Year). The first trailer for the film was just released – you can check it out below:... Continue Reading

Tropfest Announces National Venues for Screenings

The largest short film festival, Tropfest has just announced the national venues for the event on December 6th.  Continuing their partnership with Moonlight Cinema and hotel QT Sydney, the festival is set to screen at Sydney’s Centennial Parklands; and at Moonlight Cinema venues across the country including Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens Central Lawn, Perth’s Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and Adelaide’s Plane Tree Drive.... Continue Reading

Oddball surpasses $10 million in the Australian box office

The numbers don’t lie: Australians of all ages are enamoured by Oddball. The film, based on a true story about a heroic Maremma Sheepdog, has surpassed $10 million at local box offices – even beating out Roadshow Films‘ other impressively successful 2015 Aussie family film, Paper Planes.... Continue Reading

Record numbers reported in the first day of ticket pre-sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Echoing the reports from around the world of website’s crashing under the weight of the demand of Day One pre-sale tickets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Event Cinemas in Australia have released their numbers, showing the magnitude of the demand – which broke all previously held records for pre-sales.... Continue Reading

Here we go. The final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer has arrived!

It’s the movie destined to shoot 2015 into the record books in terms of cinematic attendance and ticket sales. Between Universal Studios’ Minions and Furious 7, Disney’s Avengers and Inside Out… and now the new Star Wars movie, this has been an incredible year for the film industry. But few films this year have people quite as excited as the Seventh Star Wars film, and now the final trailer has been released.... Continue Reading

First trailer for The 33 sees Antonio Banderas front the story of the Chilean miners

Well, it was inevitable – a dramatic take on the story of the 33 Chiliean miners is coming to Australian cinemas in February. The likes of Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bob Gunton and Gabriel Byrne are helping round out an impressive cast for The 33. The official trailer has been released to co-incide with the anniversary of the Chilean Miners rescue. Watch it here:... Continue Reading

IMAX Darling Harbour to be one of 20 cinemas in the world to have the 2D 1570 IMAX film print for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sydney’s IMAX Cinemas have revealed they will be one of only 20 IMAX Theatre internationally to have the 2D 1570 IMAX film print for the latest film in the Star Wars series, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. It will be the only IMAX cinema in Australia to have the print.... Continue Reading