Hugh Jackman

Review: HBO’s new film Bad Education is “the most Australian movie about Long Island ever made”

May 14, 2020

The newest feature film for us to enjoy from the company of our own homes during isolation is one that was never acquired for big screen distribution. Coming from HBO Films (following the largest acquisition deal of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival), Bad Education is the dramatised telling of a true story of corruption […]

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Film Review: The Front Runner (US, 2018) is a bland and forgettable mess

February 3, 2019

Male politicians have been succumbing to their libidos for decades now, so the portrait of a political sex scandal is hardly groundbreaking fodder for a piece of cinema. But the intriguing story of 1988 U.S. presidential candidate Gary Hart and the affair that destroyed his campaign stands apart by way of being one of the […]

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This is Me? This is You! The Greatest Showman sing-alongs are coming to cinemas

February 13, 2018

Six weeks after its release, fighting off Jumanjis and Star Wars, The Greatest Showman sits atop the Australian box office with an impressive $1.6 million. The uplifting musical opened in cinemas on Boxing Day, and has earned a whopping $26.6 million since its initial release. To leverage this success, the film is already lining itself up […]

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Film Review: The Greatest Showman (USA, 2017) is cheery lunacy that revels in its attempt to call back on the positive musicals of the past

December 25, 2017

Going for broke and wearing its heart on its sleeve for all to appreciate, The Greatest Showman is a corny yet engaging musical that embraces its overt positivity with stride. An enthusiastically romanticised telling of how legendary American showman P.T. Barnum (portrayed by a wholly committed Hugh Jackman) worked his way from rags to riches […]

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

June 29, 2017

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 […]

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Australian celebrities pay tribute to Hugh Jackman for Logan‘s DVD release in heartfelt video

June 12, 2017

To celebrate the release of the critically-acclaimed and box office success Logan on Blu-ray & DVD, Australian icons from Bindi Irwin to Julie Bishop have paid homage to Hugh Jackman’s final run as Wolverine in a heartfelt video. Various celebrities, journalists, television personnel and politicians have come together to celebrate the great Australian who for almost 20 […]

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Film Review: Logan (USA, 2017) will be heralded as one of Hugh Jackman’s finest performances

February 28, 2017

“…There’s no living with a killing. There’s no going back from one. Right or wrong. It’s a brand. A brand sticks” 17 years ago, the world was introduced to Bryan Singer’s X-Men Universe and with it came the arrival of Wolverine portrayed by Australia’s own Hugh Jackman. It was his breakout Hollywood role and his […]

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The trailer for the final Wolverine film Logan has been released, and it looks darker than ever

October 21, 2016

Marvel and 20th Century Fox have released the newest trailer for Logan, Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine film, and it looks refreshingly gritty and dark.

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Interview: Gus Worland of ABC’s Man Up talks about what it should mean to be a real man & best mate Hugh Jackman

October 19, 2016

Australian television and radio personality Gus Worland is perhaps best known for his series of reality television programs for Foxtel (An Aussie Goes Barmy, An Aussie Goes Bolly and An Aussie Goes Calypso). In 2009, he took up the role of co-host of Triple M’s breakfast show in Sydney. Within two years, The Grill Team […]

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Stephen Merchant to join Hugh Jackman in Wolverine 3

April 28, 2016

The Office alum Stephen Merchant is set to join Hugh Jackman in director James Mangold‘s Wolverine 3, according to The Wrap. Merchant is yet to be tied to a specific role but is best known for his comedic work, often collaborating with Ricky Gervais on titles including The Office, An Idiot Abroad and Extras. Merchant will join Richard […]

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Film Review: Eddie the Eagle (PG) (UK/USA) (2016)

April 21, 2016

Biographical films, especially ones that revolve around triumphs of the human spirit, can range from the truly inspirational The Pursuit of Happiness to award-bait films like the dull and manipulative The Blind Side to unmitigated disasters like the agonizing Patch Adams. However, very few of those films show the comedic side of life and this is where Eddie the Eagle […]

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Boyd Holbrook boards Wolverine 3 as villain

April 8, 2016

Narcos’ Boyd Holbrook has been signed to the upcoming Wolverine 3. His character doesn’t have a name but is described as chief of security for a global corporation pursuing Jackman’s character, so it sounds like he’ll be playing a villain. Given his prior appearance as a DEA agent doggedly pursuing Pablo Escobar, this seems like pretty good […]

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Hugh Jackman returning to Australia for Eddie the Eagle premiere

March 9, 2016

Dexter Fletcher‘s Eddie The Eagle, starring Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton, will premiere for Australian audiences this March with Jackman set to walk the red carpet. Two screenings are currently listed with Melbourne audiences able to see Jackman and the film on the 29th of March at 6PM at Village Cinemas Crown and Sydney getting a screening […]

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2016 Gold Coast Film Festival reveals full program!

March 3, 2016

This year’s annual Gold Coast Film Festival (running in its 14th year)  will consist of 38 films from 15 different countries. The festival has also secured six Australian Premieres and seven Queensland Premieres from 31 March – 10 April.  The Festival will offer films that have been selected from Queensland and around the world, ranging […]

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Film Review: Pan (PG, USA, 2015)

September 21, 2015

In this origin story but not quite an adaptation of the beloved J.M Barrie book Peter Pan this film takes us on a journey that seems to have no real rhyme or reason other than Peter trying to find his mother, accidentally stumbling into an adventure and ultimately discovering his destiny. Peter (Levi Miller), a […]

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Patrick Stewart’s Professor X is set to join Hugh Jackman on his final Wolverine adventure

August 15, 2015

As reported by Collider yesterday, Patrick Stewart has been letting some details on the third Wolverine solo film slip while he’s been on the promotional trail for the new Starz TV series Blunt Talk.

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Magical new trailer for Pan has arrived

May 20, 2015

The infamous and beloved characters from J. M. Barrie’s series are brought back to the big screen in this live-action adventure film with a true magical heart. Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities […]

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Film Review: The Wolverine (M) (USA/Australia, 2013)

August 12, 2013

Logan (Hugh Jackman) is back in a decidedly darker take on the iconic X-Men character, marking Jackman’s sixth appearance as the steel-clawed “mutant”. The film takes place primarily in Japan and sees Logan reconnect with a man he saved during WWII, Yashida. The plot from there, for the most part, focuses on Logan protecting Mariko (Tao Okamoto) […]

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