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Film review: The Falling

Film review: The Falling

Shortly after some films start, you might engage with yourself in a conversation on the wisdom of dedicating another hour or two to the experience.

Film reviews: Terminator Genisys

Film reviews: Terminator Genisys

One thing 2009's Terminator Salvation made clear was that people did not want to see a Terminator movie that did not have Arnold Schwarzenegger in it.

Women take charge in 'Magic Mike' sequel

Women take charge in 'Magic Mike' sequel

Mike may have the magic, but it's the ladies that have the control in "Magic Mike XXL," as five buff men cater to the female gaze in the supercharged raunchy male stripper movie sequel.

'Titanic' composer killed in plane crash

'Titanic' composer killed in plane crash

Hollywood composer James Horner, who scored the Oscar-winning film Titanic and its megahit theme song My Heart Will Go On, has been killed after the private plane he was piloting in crashed in Southern California. He was 61.

Believable romantic comedy

Believable romantic comedy

Most movies make a bit of an effort to make the male and female leads a little multidimensional and then cram in secondary characters to fit the needs of the story.

'Jurassic World' sets box office record

'Jurassic World' sets box office record

Dinosaurs stomped to a box office record over the weekend as "Jurassic World" notched the biggest movie debut in history, with a global total of $US524.1 million, Universal Pictures says.

Ian McKellen hits screens as ageing Sherlock

Ian McKellen hits screens as ageing Sherlock

Sherlock Holmes hits British cinemas this week but not quite as many might imagine the legendary sleuth.

Film review: Tangerines

Film review: Tangerines

A variety of mandarin is an unlikely device for a film about early '90s conflict in Georgia, but that is what makes Tangerines such a beguiling film.

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