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Mrs Doubtfire 25 year anniversary: Robin Williams’ X-rated prank during filming

May 14, 2019

When you think of childhood movie classics, it’s hard to go past Mrs Doubtfire. The film had everything a good 1990s movie needed — Matilda star Mara Wilson, a cameo from the Olsen twins, Sally Field’s excellent facial expressions and the genius of Robin Williams, who sadly died in 2014. But while the 1993 movie […]

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In Lion. Another wig! But she doesn’t want to talk about it, OK!

‘That’s an awful question’: Nicole Kidman shuts down audience member

March 14, 2019

IT SEEMS Nicole Kidman hates audience Q&As as much as the rest of us. The Aussie star shut down an audience member’s cheeky question at a post-screening Q&A for her latest film Destroyer at the Toronto International Film Festival. Destroyer is just the latest in a string of transformative roles for Kidman, who this time […]

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One last surprise!

Avengers Endgame: What happened to Loki? (SPOILERS)

March 4, 2019

  WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME If you’ve seen Avengers: Endgame then you probably have a ton of questions. The Marvel extravaganza wrapped up a 11-year-long saga of stories and characters — some of them got incredible emotional send-offs while others will be sticking around for a few more adventures to come. But what […]

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The S on Superman’s chest is actually the Kryptonian symbol of Hope.

What does the S on Superman’s chest stand for? Hint: It’s not Superman

December 7, 2018

IT seems like the world’s most obvious answer to a quiz show question — what does the S on Superman’s chest stand for? One might presume the distinctive red and yellow letter emblazoned on the costume of one of history’s most iconic action heroes stands for, well, Superman. But a quiz show question has revealed […]

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Lucas Hedges was nominated for an Oscar for his role in Manchester by the Sea

Ben is Back proves why Julia Roberts will always be a star

October 13, 2018

There’s a reason Julia Roberts is a star. She may have only made a dozen movies in the last 10 years and one of those may have been Mother’s Day, but when she has a meaty role, you can’t repress that irresistible star quality. In Ben is Back she plays Holly, the mother of a […]

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Thank god this mess won’t infect the MCU. Picture: Frank Masi/Sony Pictures via AP

Venom: An antihero with no teeth

August 31, 2018

OK, WHAT the hell happened there?     Earlier this week, when Tom Hardy was asked about his favourite scene is in his new movie, Venom, he gave an uncharacteristically honest answer for a press tour.   He said it’s not in the movie, rather that his favourite 40 minutes were cut. He later clarified […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch voices the green creature. Photo: Supplied

The big problem with new Grinch movie

August 27, 2018

OPINION The best Christmas movies are filled with cold, hard truths. In Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, we learned that a person — well, a mammal — might have to endure some bullying and self-doubt on the road to success. Home Alone taught us the potentially deadly consequences of tunnel vision during a holiday that’s supposed […]

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