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The naval warfare of Hansan: Rising Dragon is an absolute blast
In terms of scope and sweep, the climactic action is the best we’ve seen since Master and Commander.
Spotlight on Olivia Newton-John: hopelessly devoted to the late Aussie singer
We’ve chosen five essential performances to memorialise Newton-John’s passing, from Eurovision to “Physical”.
The Sandman comic books vs TV show: here’s the key differences
Here’s the most notable changes that have been made to bring the revered comic book series to the screen.
Our daily movie journal for the 70th annual Melbourne International Film Festival
For the next 18 days, we’ll be keeping you up to date with mini MIFF reviews, news, and movie buzz from around town.
Of an Age director Goran Stolevski on his seemingly overnight success
“Oh my god, I actually make movies now – I’m just so worried I’m gonna wake up.”
The big lie at the heart of The Rehearsal, Nathan Fielder’s elaborately weird comedy series
In this much-talked-about series, presenter/prankster Nathan Fielder cleverly exploits a knowingly phony concept.
Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun tell us more about Nope
“You can’t tell where the dream begins, and then where the nightmare ends.”
Of an Age is an instant Australian classic you won’t want to miss
Breathtaking sophomore feature, opens MIFF with a luminous love letter to the city’s surf and suburbs.
Bullet Train is a fun 90s throwback, and nothing more or less
“Like being hit in the face by a shotgun loaded with sherbet and cocaine for two-and-a-bit hours.”
Cash your killer gold coins in soon: trailer and release date for John Wick: Chapter 4
Now that he’s done with his Matrix Resurrections commitments, Keanu’s back in Baba Yaga mode.
Australian box office report: Four is Thor’s lucky number, after 4 weeks and $40 million
Which mighty movies are ruling the box office? Which have fallen? Here’s our weekly report!
Some of the best, ickiest horror movies on Shudder (August 2022)
We’ve got your next nightmare all picked out: here’s the top films on the all-spooky streaming service.
Why did Warner Bros cancel its completed, $90 million Batgirl movie?
The theme song for this bizarre story goes something like, “na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na TAX LOSS”.
‘Your body needs to release that fear,’ Jordan Peele tells us about Nope
“I always look for something that doesn’t exist—for a film that I wish I could see for the first time.”
How to watch the bitter final episodes of Better Call Saul
As season six winds to a close, fans are calling it: this show really might be better than Breaking Bad.
Seen That? Watch This: Thirteen Lives and Ron Howard’s other near-disaster movie
The director achieved a stronger sense of exhilaration in his outer space survival drama Apollo 13.
Helen Mirren and Lucy Liu are divine baddies in Shazam! Fury of the Gods trailer
This sequel to the 2019 superhero comedy might just feature some moments from Black Adam too.
Retrospective: Friday Night Lights delivered dynamic drama, never merely focusing on football
God loves football, and we still love this game-changing melodrama series: clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.
Trevante Rhodes is Mike Tyson, in boxing biopic miniseries Mike
The Moonlight star sports a face tat, tooth gap, and bright red gloves to play the controversial heavyweight champ.
A US survey has revealed which actor is the most difficult to understand
What was that mate? Sorry, I missed it again, could you say it one more time? Ahh right. *nods in confusion*.
All aboard, for 8 of the greatest train movies ever made
Keeping characters trapped whilst hurtling them forwards, trains are a pretty rich source of drama onscreen.