Actors Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards overnight – throwing sharp curve-balls our way in the process.
‘Netflix and chill’ is one of today’s most popular euphemisms playfully used when two adults want to enjoy one another’s company. As per the intentions of Netflix and chill, the chill side of things tends to attract the most emphasis.
Happy New Year film fans! 2018 will bring it with a whole bunch of anticipated films across all genres and for all audiences – here are 21 that you should look out for in the upcoming season, with trailers where applicable (sorted by release date).
Many films that are released at mainstream cinemas are likely to be big-budget blockbusters – these are the prequels, sequels and everything in between that may not necessarily be great movies, but will make loads of money at the box office (of course, there are some amazing big-budget films too, they are just rarer). If you are lucky enough to live near an independent cinema, you may be able to see some more unusual flicks.
There’s a few reasons I’ve got true crime on the brain at the moment.
When deciphering what makes a great film, it is clear that a huge part of it comes down to the director, and Alfonso Cuarón is one of the best in the business.
Before there were movies there were books, and some of the greatest films are adaptations of great reads. While many believe that the movies are never as good as the books, I believe that adaptations are a great way to share a story with those who don’t read, along with new generations.
It must be said that every filmmaker doesn’t set out to intentionally make a bad film, in fact they have every intention of making an entertaining film at the very least, whether it’s paying homage to a sub-genre such as 70’s Grindhouse exploitation, or like in the case of the new James Franco movie releasing soon, The Disaster Artist, that goes behind the scenes of one of the most celebrated bad films of all time, The Room (2003).
Jennifer Lawrence in an American actress who is well known for her roles in The Hunger Games series. Like many, I fell in love with her because of her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and have watched her journey ever since.
Hans Zimmer is a renowned German composer who over the course of his career, has created over 150 soundtracks and movie scores.
Oscar season is almost upon us. One of the first big announcements of the season is the full list of animated feature nominees in consideration.
Quentin Tarantino has now directed eight feature length films. Not only is his filmography excellent, it is also littered with easter eggs for the more-than-casual fan.
As wonderful as it has been growing up in Australia, one thing I’ve always envied is how big of a deal Halloween is overseas, especially in the US.
June 2017 saw the release of the new Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot as the female heroine. Women across the world praised the movie for the strong female cast and its female director. The original Wonder Woman TV series featured Lynda Carter as the lead and aired over 40 years ago. With the passing of so much time, it is interesting to look at the differences and similarities between the original and renewed Wonder Woman franchise, as well as the two leading ladies, Gal Gadot and Lynda Carter.