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Win a double in-season pass to see Robert Pattinson as The Batman

February 25, 2022

Thanks to Warner Bros. Pictures we have 5 double passes (Admit 2) to give away for the upcoming release of The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz and Colin Farrell, set for release in Australian cinemas from March 3rd, 2022. Two years of stalking the streets as the Batman (Robert Pattinson), striking fear into the […]

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Film Review: The Matrix Resurrections toes the line between familiarity and freshness as it reconsiders reality

December 22, 2021

Few movies from 1999 can boast as much as The Matrix.  A groundbreaking effort, both in terms of its special effects and its allegoric mentality, The Wachowski‘s post-apocalyptic, philosophical action film pushed the boundaries of modern cinema, exceeding audience expectation in the process. Maintaining a cultural relevance in the decades since essentially allows such a […]

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Film Review: Space Jam: A New Legacy makes a few neat shots in its attempt to continually slam dunk

July 9, 2021

Whilst subtitling the film “A New Legacy” seems a bit too confident for the team behind this Space Jam sequel, it’s arguably not straying too far from the truth in relation to its selected talent.  Whilst the original film received a mixed reception upon its release in 1996, it made considerable bank and has, in […]

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Interview: Don Cheadle on playing a villain in Space Jam: A New Legacy and sharing the court with LeBron James

July 9, 2021

No stranger to the world of CGI wizardry and starring alongside names of sizeable weight, Don Cheadle is utilising both his talent and knowledge for his latest big screen venture – Space Jam: A New Legacy – opposite Los Angeles Lakers MVP, LeBron James.  Talking with our own Peter Gray ahead of the anticipated sequel’s […]

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Flawless Victories: The history of Mortal Kombat and Injustice 2‘s NetherRealm Studios

April 22, 2021

I remember the first time I played Mortal Kombat, or at least I vaguely recall its influence and how ahead of its time it seemed to be. I remember how real it looked and sounded. I remember having the fatality codes tucked in its Mega Drive case in a time before the internet. But most […]

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Test your might against the red band Mortal Kombat trailer

February 19, 2021

Warner Bros has dropped its first major Mortal Kombat trailer. The long-in-development reboot promises a film that revels in its violence every bit as much as the video games it’s based on. The Mortal Kombat trailer runs through a laundry list of popular MK characters — Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Kung Lao, Jax, […]

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Film Review: The Mule (USA, 2018) is a middle-ground effort from Clint Eastwood

January 22, 2019

Given that this is Clint Eastwood‘s first starring role in six years (his last being 2012’s under-the-radar sports drama The Trouble With the Curve), one would be forgiven for expecting something far more grand and notable than what is ultimately on offer; its push into prime Oscar season releases not helping matters either. Whilst this […]

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Interview: Lauren German on Lucifer, #SaveLucifer, TV network business and Oz Comic Con Melbourne

June 8, 2018

For some actors, a role comes along that becomes particularly special, and special for a number of reasons. For the last three years Lauren German has been working on Lucifer, as the lead co-star Chloe Decker. The show centres on the character of Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the devil, who decides to take a holiday […]

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Warner Bros. bring back the classics in new studio tour and exhibition

March 26, 2018

Consider yourself a fan of classic films like Rebel Without a Cause, My Fair Lady and Casablanca? Well you’ll soon be able to get a deeper look into the creation and stories behind these great films, as Warner Bros. Studio in Hollywood are set to launch a exclusive classics themed tour. To celebrate 95 years […]

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Warner Bros. World is coming to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in 2018

January 25, 2018

It is anticipated that Warner Bros. World will swing open its doors to rollercoaster thrill-seekers this year, located on Abu Dhabi’s top entertainment destination, Yas Island. The first glimpses inside the theme park have been revealed, with details of the parks’ six immersive worlds including 29 rides, shows and attractions. There will be a DC […]

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Who is David Thewlis’ character seen in the final trailer for Wonder Woman?

May 12, 2017

Note: This article contains minor spoilers The brand new trailer for the highly anticipated origin film Wonder Woman (a long overdue stab at the character), gave audiences a brief look at David Thewlis‘ character, Sir Patrick, an alias for the God of War Ares. Ares is one of the most prominent villains in Wonder Woman’s […]

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Wonder Woman kicks ass in action packed new trailer

March 14, 2017

Things over at Warner Bros. and DC aren’t as peachy as we would like them to be but that doesn’t mean that that Diana, princess of the Amazons isn’t about to tear the screen up this coming June. Find out just how much in the explosive new Wonder Woman trailer. Written by Allan Heinberg & […]

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Warner Bros. takes “full control” of Machinima under new acquisition deal

November 17, 2016

Warner Bros. have announced overnight that they have acquired gaming fan site Machinima. The deal sees Machinima join Warner Bros. Digital Networks which launched in June, and will help build the company’s digital video portfolio.

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Aussie Comedian Peter Helliar joins all-star cast in Storks

September 16, 2016

Australian comedian Peter Helliar will be lending his voice to The Wolf Pack in the upcoming animation Storks alongside a star-studded cast, Roadshow Films has announced. Peter Helliar will be joining cast members, Jennifer Aniston (Friends, We’re the Millers), Andy Samberg (Hotel Transylvania, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Katie Crown (Adventure Time), and Kelsey Grammar (Toy Story […]

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Warner Bros. lines up a massive female cast for the Ocean’s Eight spin-off

August 11, 2016

Warner Bros confirmed this week that October will be the start date for Ocean’s Eight, the female-led spin-off of the successful Ocean’s franchise. Production is set to begin in New York with many actors having their roles confirmed, Deadline Hollywood has reported. When the project was first announced, acaresses such as Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett […]

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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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Nicolas Winding Refn wants to do a Batgirl movie

July 1, 2016

Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives) has been vocal about wanting to do a superhero film and now it seems as though Batgirl might be his target. Refn told Business Insider that he wants to adapt someone who hasn’t been approached in the 21st century. “What ones are left? You know the one I want […]

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Batman: Return to Arkham remaster delayed

June 28, 2016

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have put the upcoming Batman: Return to Arkham remaster bundle into a holding pattern, according to a statement issued on the official Arkham Knight forums.

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Sam Raimi attached to tornado heist flick

June 8, 2016

Director Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Spider-Man) is developing, and possibly directing, an untitled action-adventure film for Warner Bros. Originally titled Stormfall, the studio has picked up the project and is now seeking writers. Details are minimal but the story is a heist caper set in the Carolinas during a tornado and revolves around a relationship between a […]

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Booster Gold movie currently being written

May 17, 2016

Presumably in an effort to shake things up in the already stagnant DC film stable, reports are surfacing that Zack Stentz (who has credits on Power Rangers and Thor) is working on a script for a Booster Gold movie. If you know anything about Booster Gold, you know that he doesn’t exactly fit in with […]

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The Flash loses its director

May 3, 2016

The upcoming Flash film is now sans a director, with Seth Grahame-Smith leaving the project citing “creative differences”. Starring Ezra Miller as The Scarlet Speedster, The Flash will enter the DC cinematic universe, and will no doubt wind up as a member of The Justice League. The Flash is scheduled for a March 2018 release […]

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Speedy Gonzales film in production

April 6, 2016

It’s surprising that in the decade where every hero and his sidekick have been cast in their own TV series, films, franchises, Looney Tunes haven’t yet compiled their own, all-star team in an Avengers-style pastiche. Perhaps Hank Nelken felt the same way, after he recently announced he was working on a Speedy Gonzales feature film […]

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice blows away box office competition

March 27, 2016

Despite mixed responses from critics, Warner Bros’ superhero showdown film has stormed box offices both locally and abroad. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opened #1 at the Australian box office with over $3.3 million on opening day. It’s a big debut that leaves last year’s local records by Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World and Fast and […]

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Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2 starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling set to film in July

January 28, 2016

Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner has been described as a “pinnacle of the science-fiction genre” since 1982 – and especially since its Directors Cut re-release in the 90s. There have been arguments surrounding a sequel for the iconic film, and even if it’s left many fans sceptical, it’s still going to happen regardless. Yes, Alcon Entertainment are encouraging fans […]

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The Iris Opinion: Warner Bros’ reaction to trailer leaks is bizarre and fan-hostile

July 15, 2015

Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. have very different opinions on what makes a good superhero movie. To date, Marvel’s formula has worked out a lot better for them than Warner’s, but then again the WB is only now getting the ball rolling on their DC Cinematic Universe. On the topic of how successful Warner’s strategy […]

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Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures to co-produce Chinese 3D Fantasy adventure Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal

June 17, 2014

Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures have signed on as co-financiers and co-producers of Desen International Media’s Chinese 3D fantasy adventure Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal. Directed by Zhao Tianyu (The Law of Attraction, Deadly Delicious), Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal stars Chen Kun (The Painted Skin), […]

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