london has fallen

DVD Review: London Has Fallen (USA, 2016)

July 1, 2016

American nationalism is back on-screen once again in full display in the action sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. On a minor note, Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett and others from the previous film are back as well. But seriously, the first film, by director Antoine Fuqua of Training Day fame, was a surprise success at the box office, especially when compared to its more expensive and sleeker competitor, White House Down, by disaster-porn purveyor Roland Emmerich of Independence Day fame. Many thought it was due to the huge disappointment of A Good Day to Die Hard (aka Die Hard 5) and since Olympus Has Fallen had many comparisons to Die Hard, it was seen as the film A Good Day to Die Hard should have been. And now we have London Has Fallen, an inferior yet entertaining sequel that still carries the throwback vibe the first film has and has some other surprises too.... Continue Reading

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Australian Box Office Report: Zootopia puts Disney back on top

March 27, 2016
In their quest for total global dominance, Disney has scored another hit, this time with their new animated flick Zootopia.
The family film pulled in AU$4.2 million in its opening week. Having played for 3 weeks in the States, Zootopia is sitting on a $US633 million worldwide gross and enjoyed the biggest opening ever for a Disney Animation Studio film.

London has Fallen, the sequel to the solid action thriller Olympus has Fallen, made AU$2.1 million. It didn’t have as good an opening as its predecessor but it has been enjoying good reviews, such as ours.... Continue Reading

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Film Review: London Has Fallen (MA15+) (USA, 2016)

March 17, 2016

American nationalism is back on-screen once again in full display in the action sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. On a minor note, Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett and others from the previous film are back as well. But seriously, the first film, by director Antoine Fuqua of Training Day fame, was a surprise success at the box office, especially when compared to its more expensive and sleeker competitor, White House Down, by disaster-porn purveyor Roland Emmerich of Independence Day fame. Many thought it was due to the huge disappointment of A Good Day to Die Hard (aka Die Hard 5) and since Olympus Has Fallen had many comparisons to Die Hard, it was seen as the film A Good Day to Die Hard should have been. And now we have London Has Fallen, an inferior yet entertaining sequel that still carries the throwback vibe the first film has and has some other surprises too.... Continue Reading

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$10 tickets for Moonlight Cinema’s final month of movies!

March 4, 2016

Moonlight Cinema announced, on Monday, the triumphant return of $10 tickets all throughout March! To book your budget date night, all you need to do is sign up to Moonlight’s Cine Buzz membership on the Cine Buzz website. The month of March is your last chance to grab a picnic rug, grab a loved one, grab some sparkling and enjoy a night under the stars and a unique cinema experience.... Continue Reading

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Gerald Butler returns as Mike Banning in the first trailer for London Has Fallen

July 6, 2015

Another sequel is set to hit screens this Summer, with the follow up to 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen arriving in the form of London Has Fallen – and this week the first trailer was released. The trailer sees star Gerald Butler return as secret service head Mike Banning, and Morgan Freeman is back as the US President, with Banning having to team up with a MI-6 agent (Charlotte Riley) this time around as we move the action to the British capital.... Continue Reading

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