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Film Review: Avengers: Endgame is the ultimate payoff for over a decade of films

April 24, 2019

It’s all been leading up to this, 11 years and more than 21 movies and it’s time for the Marvel Cinematic Universe to provide a conclusion to the Avengers saga and some of its Phase One heroes. The ones who ushered in a renaissance and resurgence of comic book superhero movies. Whodathunk that back in […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Infinity War (USA, 2018) is a non-stop juggernaut of Shock and Awe

April 25, 2018

The last ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been building up to this, Avengers Infinity War, and this film is nothing short of a non-stop juggernaut of a blockbuster that refuses to hold back its punches. Strap yourselves in because this may turn into a blithering emotional crazed over-analysed mess… but I promise […]

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Film Review: Isle Of Dogs (USA, 2018) is a tail of love and adventure in the face of adversity

April 11, 2018

Director Wes Anderson has gradually been making a name for himself as a quintessentially quirky auteur with his unique but meticulously detailed style. So it is no surprise at all that his latest stop-motion animation feature, Isle Of Dogs, is probably his most fine tuned film to date. Bringing a heartwarming tale about love, loyalty […]

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Film Review: Ghost In The Shell (USA, 2017) is a visual spectacle, but lacks original storytelling

March 30, 2017

The first scene of Ghost In The Shell is incredibly haunting, as a crimson-hued setting features a fresh, human brain being delicately placed into a robotic body. It’s an uneasy mixture of human and AI – and according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk – it is a reality that’s not too far into the future, once […]

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Film Review: Sing (G) (USA, 2016) is a pleasant outing for families this holiday season

December 21, 2016

Stacking itself plentiful with a heft of pop songs ranging from the classic sounds of Lennon & McCartney to the modern screech of Lady GaGa, Sing is a jukebox musical of sorts that’s suitably bold and bright. Seemingly content not reaching for critical acclaim in the same vein as recent animated offerings like Zootopia, this […]

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Ghost in the Shell releases a series of bizarre teaser trailers, but is the Reddit fan-made trailer better?

September 23, 2016

The DreamWorks/Paramount Pictures Co-production, Ghost in the Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, has offered up a series of new 10-15 second trailers. While intriguing, these five separate short snippets are extremely difficult to digest. Hollywood’s live action remake of the popular Japanese manga series Ghost in the Shell follows Major (Scarlett Johansson), a cyborg police woman […]

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Film Review: Captain America: Civil War (M, USA, 2016)

April 28, 2016

The Marvel Cinematic Universe seems to be this juggernaut that keeps pumping out successful film after successful film. They’ve been on this upward trajectory for so long that it seems inevitable that they will have to stumble somewhere. Surprisingly and welcomingly so, Captain America: Civil War is not that movie. There is no denying that surpassing […]

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Film Review: The Jungle Book (PG, USA, 2016)

April 6, 2016

In the last decade Disney has slowly but surely been churning out live action versions of some of its classic films and stories. There’s been 101 Dalmations, Alice In Wonderland, Maleficent, and Cinderella to name a few. Now to add to that list is The Jungle Book, an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story as […]

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Director Jon Favreau on the themes, casting choices, music and lessons learned on The Jungle Book

April 5, 2016

We recently sat down for a surprisingly detailed discussion about Jon Favreau’s new project that’s about to hit Australian cinema screens – a live action version of The Jungle Book. In Part 2 of our interview (Look back at part one HERE), we discuss the themes, the casting choices, and music used in the film and […]

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Director Jon Favreau discusses the technical process behind his new film The Jungle Book

April 4, 2016

He’s an actor, a writer, a producer and a director, he began his career with a string of successful indie hit films, then eventually broke through to mainstream and big budget blockbusters. From Swingers to Friends to that Daredevil film we don’t talk about to Elf to Iron Man to Chef. Jon Favreau for the […]

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Golden Age Cinemas welcomes the Coen brothers with special movie screenings in celebration of Hail, Caesar!

March 31, 2016

Golden Age Cinemas will be saluting the writer and director duo Joel and Ethan Coen next week to celebrate the release of their latest film, Hail, Caesar!  Golden Age will be presenting the film with an all-star cast including Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Fiennes, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Jonah Hill and […]

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Beat Takeshi Kitano joins Ghost in the Shell

March 7, 2016

Acclaimed Japanese actor, Beat Takeshi Kitano has joined the cast of the upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation.  Kitano joins Scarlett Johansson and director, Rupert Sanders in the live-action version of the popular anime series. Kitano will play Daisuke Aramaki, the founder and leader of the elite unit Section 9 tasked with protecting the world from the […]

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New International Trailer and Australian Poster: HER (USA, 2013)

November 28, 2013

The Iris presents the international trailer and Australian poster for the anticipated new film HER, released in Australian cinemas on January 16th, 2014. Directed by Spike Jonze, this original love story is garnering high praise from critics after showing at the New York and Rome Film Festivals. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/GTtDo0-w4LQ?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Starring Joaquin […]

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