Box Office: August 20-23 2015

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New release Vacation got off to a solid opening last weekend, topping the Australian box office. The Ed Helms and Christina Applegate led comedy reboot raked in $1.65 million, slightly ahead of Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing epic Southpaw. Trainwreck continued its strong performance in the charts, settling in 3rd place and a total gross now in…

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Jurassic World officially the 3rd highest grossing film of all time

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Jurassic World has been smashing it at the box office, and now the dinosaur flick has knocked off The Avengers and Furious 7 to land in the all-time Top 3. Current estimates show that the Universal reboot (starring Chris Pratt and Dallas Bryce Howard) has garnered around $1.522 billion internationally at the box office, with the…

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VPremium Coming To The Jam Factory

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Melbourne cinema goers are in for a treat, after the recent launch of Vpremium at the Jam Factory. Vpremium is the latest cinema concept to launch in Australia; delivering an elevated experience for traditional movie lovers. Now, more than ever, movie lovers will be able to kick back and chill out in a relaxed world first…

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RIP: Sir Christopher Lee

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Actor Sir Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93. He was best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films. Recently he starred in both The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy. Film legend Sir Christopher Lee has died at the age of…

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First Look: Spectre

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A new trailer for the latest James Bond flick Spectre has just dropped. The 60 second clip premiered during the NBA Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors in the US on Tuesday night. The clip promises plenty of action for the 007 agent with a focus on Bond’s past, as well as encountering mysterious new villian…

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Expert calls for more women in the film industry

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RMIT film expert Associate Professor Lisa French has joined growing calls for more women to be represented in the Australian film industry. The Deputy Dean of RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication, French has backed demands by Australian screen legend Geoffrey Rush and industry heavyweights for females to be supported behind the scenes in…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger re-enacts film career in 6 minutes

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Proving he doesn’t take himself too seriously, Arnold Schwarzenegger has featured on The Late Late Show With James Corden in a funny 6 minute sketch parodying his famous film career. Schwarzenegger was on the show alongside host Corden to promote his new film Maggie, but it was this montage that has audiences around the world talking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXmYdAm9Vjs Schwarzenegger is now the…

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Neil Patrick Harris prepares for Oscars hosting gig

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Neil Patrick Harris is in full preparation for his anticipated gig as host of the 87th Academy Awards this Sunday February 22nd. The multitalented performer has already had successful stints at hosting the Tony and the Emmy Awards, but this year marks his first appearance at the helm of Hollywood’s biggest night. Best known these…

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