Margot Robbie

Birds of Prey, Margot Robbie and our ongoing need to push the feminine to the fore

February 10, 2020

When Suicide Squad (2016) hit our screens it was mostly panned by critics and audiences didn’t favour it much either. But one universally acknowledged good thing in that movie was Margot Robbie’s portrayal of Harley Quinn. After that film’s release Robbie had been adamant she was keen to continue discovering more about this character. Lo […]

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Film Review: Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) continues DC’s self-assured story telling temperament

February 6, 2020

Where does one start with Birds of Prey? With so much vibrancy packed into its 109 minute running time it’s probably best to follow the advice of the film’s queen bee, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), and start at the beginning. And though a product like Suicide Squad (2016) shouldn’t be considered the strongest launching pad […]

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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: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood plays like a glorious love letter to the Tinseltown of old

August 14, 2019

With only eight films in his illustrious career, writer/director Quentin Tarantino has left an indelible mark on cinema in the last few decades. Love him or hate him, you cannot deny the filmmaker’s unique style and vision. With Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, his ninth (and potentially penultimate) film, Tarantino offers a deeply personal piece […]

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Film Review: Mary Queen of Scots (UK, 2018) is a revisionist feminist tale fraught with issues

January 23, 2019

In an awards season dominated by powerful female performances, the chance to see two fierce Queens go head-to-head sounds like a tantalising opportunity. In director Josie Rourke‘s debut film Mary Queen of Scots, the epic showdown promised within the film’s somewhat misleading advertising never quite materialises. In its place is a revisionist feminist tale fraught […]

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Margot Robbie to co-produce female led reimagining of Shakespeare’s works

March 26, 2018

Oscar nominated actress Margot Robbie will serve as an executive producer on a new, innovative Australian 10-part series retelling Shakespeare’s famous works in female perspectives. Led by a female creative team of writers and directors, it’s the first project to be announced from the partnership between ABC TV with LuckyChap Entertainment, Hoodlum and ABC Studios […]

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Interview: Will Gluck on finally bringing Peter Rabbit to the big screen

March 21, 2018

Will Gluck is a director/producer/writer and has worked on the film adaptation of Annie, Friends With Benefits, and the TV series The Michael J Fox show and Moonbeam City. So he may not seem like the obvious first choice to direct an adaptation of the classic Beatrix Potter tale but after acquiring the licensing rights […]

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Interview: Margot Robbie and Elizabeth Debicki talk playing rabbits in Peter Rabbit and their stellar careers

March 19, 2018

Australia has been churning out some quality star power of late and two of those are actresses Margot Robbie and Elizabeth Debicki. Robbie’s just recently riding a high after her portrayal of Tonya Harding in I,Tonya scored her a bunch of awards nominations. Whilst Debicki has recently been inducted into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Goodbye Christopher Robbins (UK, 2017) how tragedy formed the most beloved children’s classic

February 24, 2018

It’s a familiar name, Christopher Robbins, and it might take a moment or two for you to realise who he is and just how pivotal he was to your childhood. Once heralded as the luckiest boy in the world, Christopher Robbins was not just Winnie-The-Pooh’s best friend in the books, he was a real boy […]

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Film Review: I, Tonya (USA, 2017) showcases Margot Robbie in the role of her career (so far)

January 25, 2018

To think that a notorious figure like Tonya Harding could be, in any way, made out to be sympathetic is no mean feat, yet screenwriter Steven Rogers, director Craig Gillespie, and star Margot Robbie (also serving as one of the film’s producers) have achieved just that in I, Tonya. For the uninitiated, the saga of […]

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Interview: Margot Robbie on the passion that got I, Tonya made

January 25, 2018

Returning to her homeland on the eve of an eventual Oscar nomination, Margot Robbie was all light and levity as she walked the pink carpet at the Australian premiere of I, Tonya. Understandably a figure in high demand from a media standpoint alone, The Iris’s Peter Gray was fortunate enough to nab a brief moment […]

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Interview: Director Craig Gillespie on taking no prisoners when filming I, Tonya

January 24, 2018

Director Craig Gillespie wasn’t particularly interested in making a biopic about disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding when he was offered the script.  But the simple uttering of the name “Margot Robbie” was enough to change his mind, and the rest, as they say, is history. As both the film and Robbie’s performance dominate the current […]

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Photos: Margot Robbie & Craig Gillespie rush from the SAG Awards to hit the Australian Premiere of I, Tonya

January 23, 2018

Star and producer Margot Robbie and fellow Aussie director Craig Gillespie hit the pink carpet in Sydney tonight for the Australian Premiere of the critically acclaimed, award winning I, Tonya. Nathan Atkins captured the pair, and a slew of special guests, on the carpet for The Iris. The film hits cinemas on Thursday! [print_gllr id=46076] […]

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Margot Robbie to attend Australian Premiere of I, Tonya

January 8, 2018

Roadshow Films has recently announced that Australian actress Margot Robbie, will be visiting Sydney in order to promote her latest Golden Globe winning film I, Tonya. Robbie will walk the red carpet in Sydney’s Hoyts Entertainment Quarter on Tuesday 23 January. The film is directed by Craig Gillespie and features stars Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, […]

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New trailer released for latest Margot Robbie film, I, Tonya

November 7, 2017

Margot Robbie’s (Suicide Squad, The Wolf of Wall Street) latest film I, Tonya, has revealed a brand new trailer. I, Tonya acts as a biopic based on real life professional ice skater Tonya Harding, played by Robbie, as she dominated the news headlines as the centre of one of the most prominent scandals in sporting history. But you […]

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Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn to lead the charge in Gotham City Sirens

December 14, 2016

If like me, you were a fan of Harley Quinn and in particular Margot Robbie’s portrayal of her in Suicide Squad earlier this year. Then get excited because she will be reprising that character for a newly announced DC film showcasing the top female villains. Gotham City Sirens will be DC’s attempt at flipping the […]

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Film Review: Suicide Squad (M) (USA, 2016)

August 3, 2016

The DC Comics Extended Universe (aka DCEU) has a bit of catching up to do if it wants to level up to its competitor Marvel. Even though DC has some of the more renowned superheroes in its deck of cards – Superman and Batman being two aces – it hasn’t had as much luck with […]

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Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan (M15+) (USA, 2016)

July 4, 2016

Tarzan is a character that I have enjoyed over the years. I’m far from a fanatic, but I did like the concept of a man living in the jungle, residing with its inhabitants to become one of them, as well as its fish-out-of-water plot. I grew up watching Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the […]

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Harley Quinn to headline a new DC spin-off film

May 19, 2016

The DC Universe is growing, as Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have announced that a Harley Quinn spinoff film is in development. Attached both as a lead and a producer, Margot Robbie will reprise her role from Suicide Squad alongside a team of other female DC characters including Batgirl and Birds of Prey. Currently the […]

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Deadshot, The Joker and Batman headline new Suicide Squad trailer

April 11, 2016

A new trailer for DC’s upcoming Suicide Squad film premiered during last weekend’s MTV Movie Awards. This new trailer gives Will Smith‘s Deadshot and Jared Leto‘s Joker  a bit more screentime and hints at the role that Ben Affleck‘s Batman is expected to play in the movie. Previous trailers suggested Affleck’s appearance would be limited 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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Tina Fey and Margot Robbie turn the tables in new Whiskey Tango Foxtrot promo clip

March 5, 2016

Tina Fey and Margot Robbie are doing a lot of promotional interviews for the upcoming Whiskey Tango Foxtrot this week but in a new video released by Paramount they turn the tables on the journalists by conducting their own interviews. It’s a pretty fantastic clip, check it out below: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot hits Australian cinemas 12 May 2016. ———- […]

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Six People We Want To See Alongside Tom Hardy in Mad Max: The Wasteland

March 2, 2016

Mad Max: Fury Road was arguably THE MOVIE of 2015. We named it our favorite film of 2015 and it’s easy to get excited about George Miller’s follow-up Mad Mad: The Wasteland. While all signs point to Charlize Theron‘s Imperator Furiosa being absent from this next film, Tom Hardy is set to reprise his role as […]

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