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It’s the earth’s arbitrary birthday so it’s nice to reflect on the year that’s gone. Specifically, in this case, the movies that 2016 brought us. There were good, bad and mediocre but there were also some that made my eyes pop and my heart soar. That took my imagination out on an adventure so grand […]

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South East Queensland Birch Carroll & Coyle and Event Cinemas are gearing up to enthral and entertain little princesses and princes at the Disney Princess Animation Festival with only one week to go until showtime! Kicking off with Aladdin next Saturday and Sunday, families can relive the enchanting stories of their favourite Disney Princesses this […]

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The final Twilight film is out, and everyone is happy. The fans get the final chapter, and people like me get the knowledge that there won’t be any more. Sorry, but I got 10 minutes into the first film and had to walk out. The pouting, the angst, the pouting. I had my share of […]

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Hollywood loves rehashing successful franchises to generate more cash. Charlie’s Angels, Transformers, and the Bourne series are just some of the TV shows, toys or books that have recently been rehashed. Television shows in particular have been getting a good run recently: Star Trek was spectacularly rebooted with a new cast and new parallel universe […]

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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE FILMING OF THE NEW ARENA PRODUCTION OF JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR  IN AUSTRALIAN CINEMAS FROM NOVEMBER 8 Following a triumphant opening weekend at London’s 02 Arena, Universal Pictures Australia is delighted to announce that the 21st century re-invention of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” will be […]

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There’s no doubt that I talk a lot. And the only time I’m ever quiet is when I sit down to watch a movie. Even then however, I somehow become the annoying impersonator – the one who mimics the actors playing on screen, trying to do as they do, be as they are. Let’s face […]

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Anthony Sherratt takes a look at some of the best sporting flicks of all time and shares his top 20. We actually think he was just looking for an excuse to re-watch a bunch of movies. Sporting movies: the films that make us cheer, mentally relive our youths and go outside for a throw/hit of the […]

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Welcome to Superquickreviews – your one-stop shop for the latest movie reviews and, best of all, it’s quick, easy and even fun. No more trawling through paragraphs and paragraphs of waffle. Here we cut to the chase and let you know if it’s good, bad or indifferent. You can do it a glance with our […]

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You may not know the name but you know his work. My favourite sword fight scene of all time is Inigio Montoyez and the Dread Pirate Roberts. Anderson choreographed it. Darth Vader fighting? Actually Bob Anderson in the suit. James Bond, Zorro, Pirates of the Caribbean and even the cast of the Lord Of The […]

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Anthony Sherratt has a problem with the modern marketing of movies today. Have we lost the art of making a quality trailer? What is wrong with people making movie trailers nowadays? They appear to have lost sight of the fact that their job is to entice people to the screening of that film. Instead of […]

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