In Praise Of The 'Mother!' Marketing Campaign

Fewer and fewer movie releases feel like true phenomena these days ― a Marvel joint here or a "Star Wars" sequel there, with a name-brand killer clown tossed in to keep cash flowing as summer fades. N...
19/09/2017 8:51 PM AEST
Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Technology television interview at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, U.S., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Cook said the company has helped U.K. officials investigate terror attacks, while reiterating his dismay over U.S. plans to quit the Paris agreement on climate change. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Apple Is Devoting $1 Billion To Original Series

The streaming wars just kicked up a notch. Apple will devote $1 billion to original movies and series over the next year, according to the Wall Street Journal. That means the tech giant will soon comp...
17/08/2017 7:07 AM AEST

Can 'Wonder Woman' Win Best Picture?

Oscar season heats up around Labor Day, but every summer we ponder whether any contenders have already crept through multiplexes. If Warner Bros. gets its way, there's a heavy hitter in theaters as we...
30/07/2017 11:42 PM AEST

'Stranger Things' Season 2 Has A Premiere Date

Prepare to go Upside Down again: The second season of "Stranger Things" will premiere October 27. Netflix announced the date on Tuesday along with a promotional image showing the four central boys hea...
12/07/2017 1:04 AM AEST

The 10 Best Movies Of 2017 So Far

Technically, July 1 marked the year's midway point. Allow me to cheat a little in crafting this list of the year's superlative films to date. I admire "A Ghost Story" and "War for the Planet of the Ap...
10/07/2017 9:11 PM AEST

Netflix Flick 'Okja' Nearly Ended Very Differently

This post contains spoilers for "Okja." "Okja," the superb new Netflix movie about a gentle giant, is a thinly veiled fable indicting capitalistic greed. In it, the Mirando Corporation ― the central...
04/07/2017 6:51 PM AEST