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Australian Box Office Report: Spider-Man: Homecoming swings in with an impressive debut

Tom Holland takes over the spidey suit from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield and it seems the world loves him for it. In its box office debut, Spider-Man: Homecoming made a whopping $10.13m, earning almost double the last Spider-Man’s opening week take (The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014). It earned $2.8 million on its opening day alone.... Continue Reading

There’s a South Park movie singalong happening in one of Sydney’s most iconic theatres

Leave your swear jars at home because the legends over at the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in the Sydney suburb of Cremorne are set to turn their cinema – one of Sydney’s oldest and most iconic – into a room full of foul mouths and dirty language. That’s because South Park is coming back to the big screen with a singalong version of Bigger, Longer & Uncut – for one night only! Genius.... Continue Reading

Hugh Jackman is P.T. Barnum in first trailer for The Greatest Showman

With the immense success of La La Land, Hollywood appears primed to revel in the renewed popularity of the musical, and one can look no further than with The Greatest Showman. The long-gestating biopic-turned-musical has released its debut trailer and it comes stacked with an avalanche of talent and a likely aim for the award season. The film is based on the life of P.T. Barnum, who orchestrated one of the first and most renowned travelling circuses. Led by Hugh Jackman as Barnum, the film’s cast also includes the likes of Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Transformers tops a crowded film franchise chart

It’s a sign of the times that the school holidays (and the USA’s summer blockbuster season) are upon us, as Transformers: The Last Knight tops the chart this week, making $4.46m in the process. It’s not a particularly impressive sum, however – the amount is the smallest opening weekend for a #1 film since King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword opened in theatres over a month ago.  Our reviewer didn’t love it, nor did many others worldwide, and it had the lowest debut of the series in the USA.  But still enough to top the charts in both territories.
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