Russell Crowe

Film Review: Despite Russell Crowe’s camp commitment, The Pope’s Exorcist is never the horror romp we pray for

April 6, 2023

Remember the uproar there was regarding Jared Leto’s Italian accent in House of Gucci?  Prepare to have a field day with whatever Russell Crowe is attempting in The Pope’s Exorcist. And not only is it the vocal inflection of good ole’ Rusty, but his whole general demeanour throughout Julius Avery’s horror romp, where he swigs […]

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Film Review: Thor: Love and Thunder is a more humorous addition to the MCU

July 5, 2022

Once Taika Waititi reinvented the Marvel wheel with 2017’s wild Thor: Ragnarok, it made sense that the studio big-wigs would bestow further free licensing in the character’s shift towards a more humorous mentality. And whilst that’s all well and good – we certainly don’t want the character regressing in any manner – Thor: Love and […]

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The Sound: Giving Australian music the promotion it deserves

August 16, 2020

2020 has proven to be an arduous year for the music and entertainment industries. With ongoing coronavirus restrictions putting live music on hold, artists and venue owners alike have been left in a precarious position. Several glimmers of hope for the industry have emerged however – one of these being the ABC’s latest music program […]

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Photo Gallery: True History of the Kelly Gang Preview Screening – Westpac OpenAir Cinema, Sydney (10.01.20)

January 11, 2020

Last night, Actress Essie Davis and Director Justin Kurzel attended the Sydney preview screening of the new Stan Australia original film True History of the Kelly Gang, walking the blue carpet along with members of the cast at the Westpac OpenAir cinema. Nathan Atkins was there and brings us these photos from the night. The film is […]

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Joel Edgerton directed film Boy Erased gets Iits first official trailer; boasts massive Aussie cast

July 26, 2018

Famous Australian actor Joel Edgerton (Warrior), takes his talents to the directing chair, as the first trailer for his film Boy Erased is released. Edgerton will also write, produce and co-star. The film will focus on the trails and tribulations of homosexuality, as Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, comes […]

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The Mummy (USA, 2017) Director Alex Kurtzman talks about launching the Dark Universe, Russell Crowe and that airplane scene

June 7, 2017

The Mummy Director Alex Kurtzman sits down in Australia with The Iris’s Larry Heath to talk about bringing Russell Crowe into the Dark Universe, the responsibility on him to launch the new cinematic series, working with Sofia Boutella, *that* airplane scene and more. Watch our full interview here: The Mummy hits Australian cinemas today, Thursday, […]

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Film Review: The Mummy (USA, 2017) disappointingly squanders any promise it showcases

June 7, 2017

In 2014 it was believed that the Luke Evans-led Dracula Untold was going to launch Universal Studios’ proposed shared universe of classic movie monsters.  Dubbed Dark Universe, the ambitious project akin to the connected phases of Marvel and DC films ultimately let that idea fall to the wayside when the aforementioned feature was hardly the […]

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Tom Cruise and the cast and director of The Mummy talk “Dark Universe” and the film at public Q&A in Sydney

May 25, 2017

On Tuesday, at Sydney’s World Square, a giant, hand carved Sarcophagus sculpture, build entirely out of sand, was unveiled. Taking 250 man hours to create, it’s reveal was certainly a cause for celebration, so the cast of the film it was inspired by – The Mummy – popped by to show it off and answer […]

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The Mummy summons Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe for red carpet duties in Sydney

April 4, 2017

Hot on the heels of the release of the new trailer for The Mummy comes news that Sydney will act as the first stop on a global tour headlined by the film’s star Tom Cruise. Cruise, alongside co-stars Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella (who stars in the titular role) and director Alex Kurtzman, will […]

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The Mummy reboot gets its first trailer as the Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe officially launches

December 5, 2016

Another year, another new franchise reboot. This time it’s for The Mummy, following on from the Brendan Fraser fronted trilogy of the same name. Directed by Alex Kurtzman (People Like Us), this time around the series will star Tom Cruise as our lead, Nick Morton, with Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service and Star Trek […]

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Film Review: The Nice Guys (MA15+) (USA, 2016)

May 25, 2016

It has been a long time coming, but it is here. It is finally here. A brand-spanking new film by renowned action-maestro Shane Black. For those who don’t know, Shane Black is responsible for writing cult-classic 80’s/90’s films like Lethal Weapon, The Last Boy Scout, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Last Action Hero and The Monster […]

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Russell Crowe joins Tom Cruise in The Mummy film

May 5, 2016

It’s been reported that Russell Crowe will be joining Tom Cruise in the film The Mummy. Crowe will be playing the role opposite to Cruise’s character in the film, set to be directed by Alex Kurtzman. Word is that Crowe will be playing the famed Dr Jekyl – a role that seems more than worthy […]

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The Nice Guys gets a nice new trailer

March 23, 2016

Shane Black‘s crime comedy The Nice Guys got a fresh new trailer this morning. Starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe and set in 70s Los Angeles, the trailer makes the film looks like a lot of fun. The highlights here have to be the banter between Crowe and Gosling’s characters. Check it out below: The […]

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The first trailer is released for The Nice Guys starring a bruised, bloodied and goofy Ryan Gosling alongside Russell Crowe

December 8, 2015

Director Shane Black is set to release his latest action film The Nice Guys in 2016, and the first trailer was released today. The film features a bruised, bloodied and goofy Ryan Gosling, along side Russell Crowe who plays a tough-guy private investigator. Set in 1970s Los Angeles — complete with flares — the odd duo work together […]

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Film Review: Noah (M15+) (USA, 2014)

March 28, 2014

There’s been a lot of debate about this film, from many angles and many outlets and many voices. On the one hand it depicts an enormous natural disaster with large scale action sequences the likes of which we see in Hollywood blockbusters as a dime a dozen. On the other, it focuses on a very […]

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