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Why this panned horror movie gets better with age

Why this panned horror movie gets better with age

TEN years ago M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening breezed into theatres and failed to take the breath away of critics and audiences alike. Boasting a dismal 18 per cent Rotten Tomatoes critic score, the Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel-starrer depicts a world where nature turns on human beings and drives them to commit suicide. It…

Lewis scores big film role

Lewis scores big film role

QUEENSLAND actor Lincoln Lewis has landed a role on war film Danger Close. Lewis will play a soldier who fought in the Battle of Long Tan, in the film, which began production near Kingaroy last week. Australian actor Lincoln Lewis will play a solider in new Aussie film Danger Close. Picture: AAP Image/Brendan EspositoSource:News Corp…

The Obamas’ surprising new career choice

The Obamas’ surprising new career choice

FORMER President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have inked a multi-year deal with Netflix, the streaming service has announced. In a tweet, Netflix said that the Obamas will produce films and series “potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features.” The former president issued a statement saying “we hope to cultivate and…

‘The camera loves her’: Paris Jackson makes movie debut

‘The camera loves her’: Paris Jackson makes movie debut

PARIS Jackson has made her film debut, with the movie’s director labelling her “really talented”. The only daughter of Michael Jackson has a blink and you’ll miss it role in forthcoming crime flick Gringo, which also stars Joel Edgerton and Charlize Theron. The 20-year-old plays Nelly, a flirty wildchild who tries to convince Miles (played…

The huge off-screen drama behind new Star Wars film

The huge off-screen drama behind new Star Wars film

SOLO: A Star Wars Story, the latest movie in the mega-franchise, was fraught with as much drama behind the scenes as it was on screen. More than halfway through filming, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (the duo who brought us 21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie) were ousted by Disney and Lucasfilm. The…

Next Star Wars movie will be Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off: reports

Next Star Wars movie will be Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off: reports

THE next blockbuster Star Wars spin-off will reportedly centre on Obi-Wan Kenobi. TMZ says it has obtained a newly-released production announcement from Disney, stating that the film will be titled Obi-Wan: A Star Wars Story. British director Stephen Daldry, of The Crown fame, is said to be directing, and production notes obtained by TMZ go…

The Dark Knight: Chilling new Joker theory

The Dark Knight: Chilling new Joker theory

COMEDIAN and actor Patton Oswalt has added a whole new layer to Christopher Nolan’s 2008 blockbuster The Dark Knight after revealing his new theory about The Joker. Christopher Nolan’s take on the iconic superhero Batman was applauded at the time for tackling its subject matter with a gritty realism. If Batman was going to exist…

First look at Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic

First look at Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic

QUEEN fans are set for a detailed look into the life of frontman Freddie Mercury with the announcement of the long-awaited biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The film is to be released on November 1 and stars Mr Robot’s Rami Malek as Mercury. A teaser dropped on Queen’s official Youtube channel first alerted viewers to the release,…

‘It’s disgusting’: Movie violence prompts mass walkout at Cannes

‘It’s disgusting’: Movie violence prompts mass walkout at Cannes

ACCLAIMED director Lars von Trier has prompted a mass walkout at Cannes film festival, after outrage over his latest film. More than 100 people left the screening of The House That Jack Built on Monday night, Variety reported. “It’s disgusting,” one woman said as she left the Palais. More than 100 people left the screening…

Someone’s running around in RDJ’s stolen Iron Man suit

Someone’s running around in RDJ’s stolen Iron Man suit

SOMEONE in Los Angeles is stealing from superheroes. Police officers in Los Angeles are looking to avenge the theft of the original Iron Man suit worn by Robert Downey Jr., in the Marvel Studios franchise, according to police spokesman Christopher No. The red-and-gold getup – valued at $431,000 – vanished from a prop storage warehouse…