Movies

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Aussie acting royalty to join Hanks in Elvis biopic

Premium Content Aussie acting royalty to join Hanks in Elvis biopic

An incredible list of top-billed Australian actors have been ushered in to join Tom Hanks and star in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis movie on the Gold Coast.

Fri 11 Sep 2020

Winslet reveals roles she regrets most

Winslet reveals roles she regrets most

Oscar winner Kate Winslet has admitted there are two roles she wishes she’d never done – calling them “disgraceful”.

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Epic trailer for massive movie finally drops

Epic trailer for massive movie finally drops

Devoted fans have been waiting many years for the first look at one of the most anticipated movies of the year, if not the decade.

Mystery surrounds Qld’s Hollywood cash splash

Premium Content Mystery surrounds Qld’s Hollywood cash splash

Queensland is compiling an impressive resume of Hollywood blockbusters filmed there, but behind the red-carpet glitz is a disturbing reality.

Wed 9 Sep 2020

Mulan holds up among Disney’s reboots, but only just

Mulan holds up among Disney’s reboots, but only just

Fans of the original Mulan could be forgiven for wondering where all the fun has gone in Disney’s latest reboot. Leigh Paatsch reviews latest films.

Tue 8 Sep 2020

Most triumphant: 29-year wait pays off

Most triumphant: 29-year wait pays off

Usually, if they’re making a movie sequel 29 years later, it’s probably going to be a stinker. This really, really isn’t.

Thu 3 Sep 2020

$200m problem Disney didn’t see coming

$200m problem Disney didn’t see coming

Disney should’ve taken a victory lap almost six months ago but its latest $200 million has proven to be an enormous challenge.

Star Wars actor’s remarkable Disney diss

Star Wars actor’s remarkable Disney diss

John Boyega, who made history as the first black stormtrooper in Star Wars, has slammed Disney in an explosive interview.

Wed 2 Sep 2020

Modern twist on Disney’s Mulan remake

Modern twist on Disney’s Mulan remake

The tale of warrior woman Mulan got the Disney animated treatment more than 20 years ago and here’s how #MeToo helped it transfer to a live action blockbuster.

Mon 31 Aug 2020

Tenet scores at box office despite pandemic

Tenet scores at box office despite pandemic

Christopher Nolan’s twisty box office made a surprising amount of money as the first big release during the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri 28 Aug 2020

‘World changed’ during movie’s production

‘World changed’ during movie’s production

Movies are, first and foremost, supposed to entertain us. But some movies also have another purpose.

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Reeves wanted Jackman’s movie role

Reeves wanted Jackman’s movie role

Keanu Reeves has revealed that he had always wanted to play a specific character on the big screen, but missed out to Hugh Jackman.

Mon 24 Aug 2020

Star ‘unrecognisable’ in new Batman film

Star ‘unrecognisable’ in new Batman film

The first trailer for the new Batman film starring Robert Pattinson has been released — but it’s another actor commanding attention.

Sat 22 Aug 2020

Time-travelling blockbuster we need right now

Time-travelling blockbuster we need right now

Director Christopher Nolan has pulled out all the stops for Tenet but can the mind-bending epic save the movie world? Vicky Roach gives her verdict

The Rock set to call Queensland home

Premium Content The Rock set to call Queensland home

The Sunshine State will become Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s hometown of Honolulu when the Hollywood superstar bases himself in Brisbane to shoot a biopic.

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Tom Cruise’s bizarre on-set rule revealed

Tom Cruise’s bizarre on-set rule revealed

An actress who starred alongside Tom Cruise The Mummy reveals the actor had a very unusual rule for her to abide by.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

The movie Liam Neeson should not have made

The movie Liam Neeson should not have made

This rom-com has a sturdy and reliable premise but director James D’Arcy doesn’t have the skills to nurse it through the necessary gear changes: Vicky Roach

Fri 7 Aug 2020

How to get your superhero fix

How to get your superhero fix

It’s been slim pickings for those holding out for a hero in the COVID-era, but from Wonder Woman and Watchmen to Stargirl there’s something for everyone.

Charlize Theron movies you should’ve seen

Charlize Theron movies you should’ve seen

Whether you’re a superman or a casual admirer, there’s a Charlize Theron movie for everyone to watch this weekend.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

The all-time greatest movies about inspirational women

Premium Content The all-time greatest movies about inspirational women

In times like this, we could all use some inspiration. Leigh Paatsch scans the movie menus for true stories of women who can motivate us all to better, higher...

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