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Australian Box Office Report: Fantastic Beasts weaves its magic for the fourth consecutive week

It seems there’s no stopping Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, which topped the Box Office chart again for the fourth week in a row, hauling in $2.21 million.  It’s tipped to be 2016’s sixth highest grossing film.  Only Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Finding Dory  managed to take the no. 1 spot four weeks in a row.... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Fantastic Beasts is 3rd time lucky at number one spot

There must be an abundance of bottled good fortune (or Felix Felicis for the HP nerds) sent to the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them cast and crew – as it’s remained at no. 1 at the box office for the 3rd week in a row, earning another $3.25 million, while its international tally crosses US$600m.  As the year draws to a close, this means that it has made the top 10 list of box office successes for 2016, knocking Jason Bourne out of the list.... Continue Reading

Fantastic Beasts… soars past half a billion US dollars worldwide after its second weekend

After just two weekends in release, it seems cinema fans around the world have been welcoming the return of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World with open arms, seeing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them race past the US$500m (AU$673m) mark at the global box office. Australia has added about AU$20m to that cumulative total, while North American box office receipts have made up about US$161m of it.... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Roars into No. 1 Spot Again

For the second week in a row,  Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them roared ahead to no. 1 on the box office ladder, earning $5.44 million this week.  Although this film was dropped from 86 screens nationally, it still manager to garner a screen average of $8,761 from 622 screens.... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them slays at the box office this week

It appears the Wizarding World beats the Marvel Universe, at the box office this week anyway.  Well and truly knocking last week’s no. 1 film, Doctor Strange, out of its top spot, is this week’s absolute cracker of a film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  It has done so well that it accounted for at least two thirds of this weekend’s overall box office haul, earning a whopping $9.75 million in ticket sales.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (M) (UK, 2016) is visually spectacular and pure escapism

In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them we are returned to the world of magic and wizards and witches but set in 1926 New York, USA well before our boy wonder Harry Potter was born. The film shifts the focus not only to a new protagonist but a brand new location which expands the Harry Potter universe even further. The film, its characters and actors and all those behind the scenes have massive shoes to fill. Can J.K Rowling as screenwriter and executive producer help steer them all to assured box office success? It’s probably a given but this film isn’t entirely without its niggling little goblins.... Continue Reading

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them‘s final trailer has all the magic and fantasy you could ever dream of

Making its debut to the world wide web just yesterday, Warner Bros. Pictures launched the final trailer of highly-anticipated fantasy-drama, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Based on the book written by J.K Rowling, the film starring Eddie Redmayne entails a visual encapsulation of the book, filled with magical elements and eye-catching aesthetics on wizardry craft. Let’s not forget the moment Redmayne comes out of a suitcase too!... Continue Reading

The sequel to Fantastic Beasts is official; a release date confirmed

Attention Harry Potter fanatics and all lovers of fantasy – this one’s for you! Warner Bros. confirmed yesterday that a sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which comes out later in the year, is already in the works. They also confirmed a worldwide release date of November 16th, 2018. The script will be written by J.K Rowling with David Yates again directing the film.... Continue Reading