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The Hunger Games Theme Park: coming to Atlanta, China, and Dubai

Fans of The Hunger Games have something to look forward to as they bid their final three-fingered salute to cinema-screens across the globe as Mockingjay, Part 2 comes to a conclusion Lionsgate, along with Dubai Parks and Resorts, have announced two upcoming rides that will open at Motiongate – soon to be the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the United Arab Emirates. Motiongate will bring visitors a conglomeration of attractions based on their favourite Sony, DreamWorks, and Lionsgate franchises (among others).... Continue Reading

Film Review: The Hunger Games – Mockingjay: Part 2 (USA, 2015)

Suzanne Collins’ trilogy of novels was finally adapted onto the big screen in 2012, with Collins herself writing the screenplay alongside Director Gary Ross, both of whom gave us a version of The Hunger Games which expanded and retooled the first novel into a powerful, effective, and affecting viewing experience, one which quickly saw the story become the new “it” (kind of) trilogy in cinema. We are now nearing the end of 2015 and the final chapter has arrived; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 brings closure to the story of Katniss Everdeen (played in the film series by Jennifer Lawrence) and how she attempted to transform the nihlistic, dystopian world introduced by Collins in 2008, allowing us to see how these final moments unfold and try capture the same dark, emotional devastation that closed this literary universe in 2010. This is achieved, but with mixed results.... Continue Reading

Melbourne’s Lido on the Roof Announces Film Program

Lido Cinemas tonight unveils their rooftop space, with James Bond’s Spectre as the first film to be shown.  The space in Hawthorn features a rooftop screen, beanbags, deck chairs, and a separate bar. Spectre will play from opening night, Thursday 12th November until Wednesday 18th November. Check out the full film program here…... Continue Reading

Liam Hemsworth is the fourth ever Australian to be honoured with a TCL Chinese Theatre hand and footprint ceremony

It’s one of Hollywood’s most iconic landmarks – the world’s biggest stars getting their handprints and footprints placed in cement out the front of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. And later this month, the stars of the massive Hunger Games series will be added to the list “reserved for Hollywood’s biggest luminaries”. And alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson will be Josh Taylor from Neighbours – Australia’s very own Liam Hemsworth.... Continue Reading

Epic final trailer released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two

Here we go! The epic final trailer has arrived for the final instalment in the Hunger Games series.  We won’t waste any of your time with banter though, enjoy the trailer here ahead of its release in Australian cinemas on November 19th: Continue reading Epic final trailer released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two

New teaser trailer “For Prim” and poster keeps the promo wheel rolling for Mockingjay – Part 2

A new teaser and poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 are helping keep the promo wheel rolling for the final instalment in the franchise, which is released in November. The teaser, entitled “For Prim”, features a typically emotive soundtrack from M83 and takes us on a trip down memory lane, reminding us how we got to the finale in the series… but doesn’t seem to include any new footage (unless you count a rotating Katniss as “new”). Meanwhile, the new poster features the Mockingjay in all its splendour. The franchise has already made $2.2 billion internationally and this fourth and final film is sure to take this number towards the $3 billion mark… Continue reading New teaser trailer “For Prim” and poster keeps the promo wheel rolling for Mockingjay – Part 2