Charlize Theron

Film Review: Bombshell lacks the power of its namesake as it pulls its punches

January 16, 2020

Ever since the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the world had drastically changed and stories of sexual violence have gone through the roof; exposing all the reprehensible actions that have been swept under the rug for decades in the entertainment industry. Since then, the boom has reached worldwide, exposing other horrific stories in the process. What is […]

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Film Review: The Addams Family offers a delightful spooky alternative to, y’know, that Other Family Movie

December 3, 2019

It’s been thirteen years since Gomez and Morticia Addams (Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron) were run out of town on their wedding day. Settling in an abandoned asylum, they’ve lived a life mercifully free of torch wielding villagers, (un)happily raising their children, Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Pugsley (Finn Wolfhard), in safety. Well, as safe […]

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Film Review: Long Shot (US, 2019) could be the year’s biggest surprise package

May 4, 2019

All romantic comedies require some suspension of disbelief from an audience. These films often exist in a world of hyper-reality where two polar opposite characters somehow fall madly in love with each other. When a studio offers up something like Long Shot, a romantic comedy starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen, it’s hard not to raise […]

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Film Review: Tully (USA, 2018) is a return-to-form for both Reitman and Cody

May 10, 2018

If there’s one creative collaboration that many look forward to, it’d have to be between director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody. Their first collaboration was the 2007 comedy-drama Juno. With its hip dialogue, wonderful performances and a refreshing view of the coming-of-age genre (for that time), it was a critically-acclaimed hit that was a […]

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Win a double pass to see Jason Reitman’s Tully in cinemas, starring Charlize Theron

April 23, 2018

Academy Award winner Charlize Theron stars in Tully, the anticipated new comedy-drama from the Academy Award nominated director of Juno and Up in the Air, Jason Reitman. When Marlo is gifted a night nanny by her brother, she is hesitant to the extravagance at first, but soon comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, […]

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Film Review: Atomic Blonde (USA, 2017) collates enough action, sensuality, and humour to deem it worthy

August 2, 2017

Proving that the no-hold barred mentality he so masterfully captured as co-director of the original John Wick was no flash in the pan, director David Leitch ventures as a soloist for the excessive Atomic Blonde and manages to collate enough action, sensuality, and humour to deem it a project worthy of one’s attention. It doesn’t […]

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Film Review: The Fate of the Furious (USA, 2017) is completely aware of how ridiculous it is

April 12, 2017

An impressively persistent beast of sorts, the Fast & Furious franchise has become one of the most lucrative commodities of today’s industry, despite an initial series of less-than sequels that threatened to burn the title out before it had a chance to properly compete. Whereas most sequels fail to maintain momentum (especially when dealing with the […]

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Watch the intense teaser for David Fincher’s thrilling Netflix series Mindhunter

March 5, 2017

Rolling off from the incredible success of House of Cards, David Fincher (The Social Network, Gone Girl) has returned to Netflix for a new series, Mindhunter. In the vein of True Detective, the series follows a a pair of FBI agents as they interview imprisoned serial killers in an attempt to solve cases in 1979. Watch the trailer here: Based […]

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Film Review: Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) (USA, 2016) is one of the best films of the year

August 17, 2016

Laika Studios is an animation studio that is yet to become a household name. I honestly didn’t know them before hearing about their latest film, Kubo and the Two Strings. Though, without knowing it, I had already enjoyed their first studio film, Coraline, immensely. And reading about their other works like The Boxtrolls and Paranorman, […]

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Film Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War (M) (US, 2016)

April 6, 2016

Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the best fairytale retelling of them all? The Huntsman: Winter’s War might not be – but at least it’s an improvement on Snow White & the Huntsman. Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Eric/The Huntsman who’s given more depth and yes, a sad story in which most of his […]

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MTV unveils the first round of presenters for 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

March 24, 2016

On Tuesday, MTV announced the first round of presenters for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. The presenters announced for the first round are Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain from The Huntsmen: Winter’s War, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron from Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Olivia Munn from X-Men: Apocalypse and supermodel Gigi Hadid.  In case you missed it, this year the MTV […]

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New trailer lands for The Huntsman: Winter’s War

March 23, 2016

We’re coming up fast on Universal’s ‘clash of the fairytales’ blockbuster The Huntsman: Winter’s War and a new trailer for the film has been released. Heavily emphasizing the ‘winter’part of the title, the trailer introduces us to both Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain’s characters as well as the special-effects heavy queens they’ll do battle against […]

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New trailer for Kubo and the Two Strings released

March 12, 2016

Laiba and Universal’s new animation film Kubo and the Two Strings has a new trailer. It sees the young Kubo (Art Parkinson) join forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey), setting out on a quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his family. The trailer has a lovely animation style to […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Winter is coming in the trailer for The Huntsman: Winter’s War

February 14, 2016

There’s a new trailer for The Huntsman: Winter’s War, starring Chris Hemsworth, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron and Jessica Chastain. The sequel to 2012’s Snow White and The Huntsman will see Hemsworth and Chastain’s characters caught up in a war for domination between two queens. Check out the trailer below: The Huntsman: Winter’s War releases in Australian cinemas on […]

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Charlize Theron rumoured as the next villain of Fast 8

February 11, 2016

Fast and Furious fans, you may wanna keep a watch on this one! It’s been circling around the internet that Universal have offered Charlize Theron to play the new villain of the next Fast and Furious movie. Although negotiations have been made unclear, it’s been said that the studio are eager to add Theron to […]

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Check out the new The Huntsman: Winter’s War Trailer

November 19, 2015

The producer of Maleficient and Alice in Wonderland Joe Roth has brought The Huntsman: Winter’s War to life as it reveals how the fates of Huntsman Eric, played by Chris Hemsworth, and Queen Ravenna, played by Charlize Theron, are intertwined. Actress Emily Blunt is also part of the cast, playing the Queen’s sister, Freya, having […]

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DVD Review: Dark Places (USA, 2015)

November 10, 2015

David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel Gone Girl was a sensational suspense-driven thriller and one of last year’s cinematic standouts. The film adaptation of Flynn’s other book, Dark Places, doesn’t land with quite the same punch. The film’s source material carries it far but not far enough to compete with Fincher’s lavish production. […]

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Film Review: Mad Max Fury Road (MA15+) (Australia, 2015)

May 15, 2015

There will be many adjectives thrown about when it comes to describing Mad Max Fury Road and I can guarantee you that all of them will be accurate. Breathtaking, explosive, relentless, spectacle, intense, awesome, mind-blowing, and even epic. This film lives up to all of those and quite possibly does the impressive job of surpassing […]

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Explosive Mad Max: Fury Road trailer now live!

April 1, 2015

There has been a few Mad Max: Fury Road teasers but today the full length trailer has exploded across media and it’s a dirty, gritty, fiery and frenzied 2 minutes and 30 seconds. With explosions, scavenged steam punk-esque vehicles flipping all over the place, an electric dust storm tornado and a guitar flame-thrower. Director George […]

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