Otago Daily Times: Film

Hamill still a force in Star Wars

Hamill still a force in Star Wars

Mark Hamill was thrilled to discover the huge impact his character Luke Skywalker was going to have on Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

LeBron James wanted for Space Jam 2

LeBron James wanted for Space Jam 2

NBA basketball player LeBron James will reportedly star in 'Space Jam 2'.

'The Jungle Book' leads box office

'The Jungle Book' leads box office

'The Jungle Book' pulverized a trio of box office lightweights, racking up $US42.4 million ($NZ60.39 million) to lead ticket sales for the third consecutive weekend.

'The Omen' prequel in the works

'The Omen' prequel in the works

A prequel to 'The Omen' is reportedly in the works.

A labour of long gestation

A labour of long gestation

Andrea Bosshard's latest effort, The Great Maiden's Blush might explore big themes, yet the Kiwi film-maker is not interested in making big statements, Shane Gilchrist writes. 

Graphic portrayal of Gallipoli

Graphic portrayal of Gallipoli

Clearly influenced by Waltz with Bashir, the 2008 animated documentary that scrutinised the 1982 Lebanon War, 25 April (Rialto) is a noble attempt to apply a comparable graphic novel-inspired treatment to the New Zealand involvement in the Gallipoli campaign.

On a wing and a prayer

Family-friendly feel-good sports movies are a bit thin on the ground right now so it is not surprising that the producers of Eddie the Eagle (Rialto and Readings) had to cast their minds back to more innocent times for their story.

Winnick joins 'The Dark Tower' cast

Winnick joins 'The Dark Tower' cast

'Vikings' star Katheryn Winnick has joined the cast of 'The Dark Tower'.

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