Film Review: Mulan opts to be more than just a carbon copy of its animated counterpart

Given that the character of Hua Mulan has long been one depicted in poetry, novels, and film for almost as long as she has been a Chinese folklore figure, it’s wiser to view Mulan as another variation of her story, rather than a direct remake of Disney’s 1998 animated favourite. Whereas recent Disney live-action overhauls…

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Films 2020

March 2020 Australian cinema releases: Five films you need to see

2020 is primed to be a big year for cinema, both in the realm of big-budget blockbusters and under-radar indies. Each month we’re going to be taking a look at five upcoming films that you need to see in cinemas, encouraging Aussies to get out and experience these stories on the big screen. Whether you’re…

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Take your first look at Liu Yifei in the live-action adaptation of Disney’s Mulan

Production has officially begun on Disney’s live-action adaptation of the 1998 animated classic coming of age story, Mulan. This marks yet another live-action adaptation for Disney, which found massive success in the recently adapted Beauty and the Beast. The film will shoot in various locations in New Zealand and China and will open in cinemas…

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Disney’s live-action Mulan film is officially announced; sets 2018 release date

Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic, Mulan is officially happening. The studio behind the film has begun a global search for a Chinese actress to play the legendary hero Mulan. Though, no actresses have been confirmed as potential leads. Especially surprising is that the film, which is being fast-tracked, already has a confirmed release date of November 2nd,…

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