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Film Review: Arctic Justice is an adequate family movie with some take home messaging

November 4, 2019

It’s the wrong time of year for us to be having an animated kids movie set in the arctic coming to our screens. However there is slim pickings for families in the lead up to Christmas, so for those wanting to keep their little ones entertained comes Arctic Justice. The film has been marketed overseas […]

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Oh Hi Mark: Greg Sestero on The Disaster Artist, Tommy Wiseau and more

November 29, 2017

Oh hi Mark… you look great, you look a babyface. There’s so much to unpack about endlessly entertaining cult favourite The Room that 14 years after it’s release people are still talking about it, cinemas around the world are still screening it, and we’re about to get a film dedicated entirely to the making of […]

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The Disaster Artist: Three things you have to know if you’ve never seen The Room

November 27, 2017

A disaster in its own right, Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is a cinematic masterpiece of the worst (and best) kind. Rarely has one film inspired such a diverse response from critics and audiences alike. The Room is known as ‘worst film all time’ but even the average film will never achieve the loyal cult following it has. […]

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The Disaster Artist announces Sydney premiere; Greg Sestero to attend

October 24, 2017

The Disaster Artist is the highly anticipated comedy starring James Franco (Pineapple Express, This is the End), Dave Franco (Now You See Me) and Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express, Knocked Up). In the film, James Franco plays real life actor Tommy Wiseau as his ambitions lead him to creating The Room, which is highly regarded as one of the worst […]

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DVD Review: The Adderall Diaries (USA, 2015)

July 18, 2016

The Adderall Diaries comes across as an incomplete and incoherent collision of storylines. While an interesting concept to discover the faults in our memory and recollections, the unfocused execution of the film ultimately leaves you confused and bewildered more than it does captivated. Based on the true crime memoir of the same name, The Adderall […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Goat (USA, 2016)

June 14, 2016

I’ve got to get one thing out of the way before I can get on with the rest of this review – who would have thought that Nick Jonas was such a good actor. I mean seriously, I’ve heard nothing of this guy since his Disney starring, purity ring wearing days but he completely knocks […]

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James Franco returns to the King of Horror

June 7, 2016

After the success of 11.22.63, James Franco returns to Stephen King territory with King’s short story “Drunken Fireworks” for Rabbit Bandini Productions and Rubicon Entertainment. Franco will not only star but work again with Matt Ranger (The Sound and the Fury and  As I Lay Dying) to write the project. Meanwhile, Vince Jolivette, Doug McKay, Robert Kaplan, Marc Senter and Nathan Grubbs are set to produce. From what has […]

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TV Review: 11.22.63 Season 1 Episodes 1 & 2 (USA, 2016)

February 29, 2016

Stan have certainly beefed up their exclusive offerings this year, snagging not only the rights to stream content from Showtime but also currently going through Hulu original series 11.22.63, a period-drama that benefits heavily from having J.J Abrams serving as producer and Bridget Carpenter (of Friday Night Lights) as showrunner. The miniseries event throws James […]

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Here’s our first look at James Franco in action as Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist

January 9, 2016

From Tommy Wiseau’s mysterious and strangely disinterested tone to some of the most quotable (for all the wrong reasons) pieces of dialogue in cinematic history, 2003 cult (quirky black) comedy The Room has remained in the hearts and minds of fans around the world for over a decade now. It’s achieved what very few other […]

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The first full trailer for J.J. Abrams’ new time-travel series starring James Franco is here

January 9, 2016

Exclusive to streaming service Hulu, a time-travel thriller/drama created by Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director J.J. Adrams will be released later this year. Titled after and based on Stephen King novel 11.22.63, the eight-part series will star James Franco as a teacher who travels back in time to try and prevent the assassination of […]

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Kim Jong Un Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Film The Interview

June 26, 2014

In a move that will make the dictator appear even crazier, Kim Jong Un has threatened violent retribution if Seth Rogen and James Franco’s latest film, The Interview, is released. The plot of the movie is pretty simple – a talk show host and his producer are given the opportunity to conduct a rare interview […]

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