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Junkee
The House That Hancock Built: 'Molly' And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical MiniseriesThe House That Hancock Built: ‘Molly’ And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie
The House That Hancock Built: 'Molly' And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical Miniseries
Junkee / Posted 4 days ago
The House That Hancock Built: ‘Molly’ And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical Miniseries While it’s tempting to not take the bright, brassy line of historical TV miniseries pumped out by the commercial networks seriously, it’s hard to... Read more
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Junkee
The House That Hancock Built: 'Molly' And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical MiniseriesThe House That Hancock Built: ‘Molly’ And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie
The House That Hancock Built: 'Molly' And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical Miniseries
Junkee / Posted 5 days ago
The House That Hancock Built: ‘Molly’ And The Rise Of The Very, Very Bad Aussie Historical Miniseries While it’s tempting to not take the bright, brassy line of historical TV miniseries pumped out by the commercial networks seriously, it’s hard to... Read more
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chad
DVD REVIEW: And Then There Were NoneCrime capers to celebrate Agatha Christie’s 125th anniversary are revisited in
DVD REVIEW: And Then There Were None
chad / Posted 6 days ago
Crime capers to celebrate Agatha Christie’s 125th anniversary are revisited in the DVD release of And Then There Were None. The story - about ten strangers with dubious pasts who are drawn to a mysterious mansion on a remote island off the Devon... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Flagging support for change: pollNew Zealanders will choose whether to ditch the current flag in just over a mon
Flagging support for change: poll
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
New Zealanders will choose whether to ditch the current flag in just over a month, but that prospect appears unlikely according to a new poll. A Newshub/Reid Research poll has revealed that only 30% of voters want the new blue and black silver fern... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Poll indicates flag unlikely to changeA new poll shows only 30 per cent of voters want the new blue and black silver
Poll indicates flag unlikely to change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
A new poll shows only 30 per cent of voters want the new blue and black silver fern design. Photo / John Borren New Zealanders will choose whether to ditch the flag in just over a month, but that prospect appears unlikely according to a new poll. A... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fanThat's because the annual extravaganza in Park City, Utah, has increasingly bec
Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fan
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
That's because the annual extravaganza in Park City, Utah, has increasingly become several different but overlapping events — each with its own characteristics, priorities and even its own audience. Most visible is Hot Ticket Sundance, the festival... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in a
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in almost a decade because the best drama writers have moved to TV and “12-year-old executives” are running movie studios. Armstrong’s last film was the 2007 UK-Australian... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in a
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in almost a decade because the best drama writers have moved to TV and “12-year-old executives” are running movie studios. Armstrong’s last film was the 2007 UK-Australian... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in a
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in almost a decade because the best drama writers have moved to TV and “12-year-old executives” are running movie studios. Armstrong’s last film was the 2007 UK-Australian... Read more
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News.com.au
Director Gillian Armstrong slams Hollywood as ‘run by 12-olds’Gillian Armstrong: burnt by Hollywood. AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong s
Director Gillian Armstrong slams Hollywood as ‘run by 12-olds’
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
Gillian Armstrong: burnt by Hollywood. AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in almost a decade because the best drama writers have moved to TV and “12-year-old executives” are running movie studios. Armstrong’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’Gillian Armstrong: Australian director slams Hollywood as run by ‘12-year-old e
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Gillian Armstrong: Australian director slams Hollywood as run by ‘12-year-old execs’ | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in a
‘Hollywood is run by 12-olds’
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
AUSTRALIAN director Gillian Armstrong says she has not made a feature film in almost a decade because the best drama writers have moved to TV and “12-year-old executives” are running movie studios. Armstrong’s last film was the 2007 UK-Australian... Read more
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The Age
2016: The television year aheadOne of 2016's most intriguing offerings, Cleverman. Photo: ABC Love, crime and
2016: The television year ahead
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
One of 2016's most intriguing offerings, Cleverman. Photo: ABC Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of ever-diminishing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Waititi's Wilderpeople gets US cinematic releaseTaika Waititi's acclaimed Hunt for the Wilderpeople will get a cinematic releas
Waititi's Wilderpeople gets US cinematic release
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Taika Waititi's acclaimed Hunt for the Wilderpeople will get a cinematic release in the United States. The North American rights for the film, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last weekend, has been bought by distribution... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Julian Dennison talks working with Taika WaititiThe young star of Taika Waititi's latest is ready for his close-up. Julian Den
Julian Dennison talks working with Taika Waititi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The young star of Taika Waititi's latest is ready for his close-up. Julian Dennison is about to become world famous in New Zealand. This week, the outgoing Wellington 13-year-old, who stars in Taika Waititi's latest offering, Hunt for the... Read more
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indieWIRE
The Orchard Picks Up Taika Waititi's Sundance Crowdpleaser 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' The next "Thor" director's comedy-adventure earned great reviews in Park City
The Orchard Picks Up Taika Waititi's Sundance Crowdpleaser 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'
indieWIRE / Posted 12 days ago
The next "Thor" director's comedy-adventure earned great reviews in Park City at last weekend's world premiere. "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" The Orchard has... Read more
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The Courier
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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The Young Witness
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Western Advocate
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Manning River Times
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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The North West Star
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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The Border Mail
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
2016: The television year aheadComedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016.
2016: The television year ahead
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Comedy, drama, reality and more, here's our look at the best new TV for 2016. Love, crime and politics ... where would television's narrative be without those three vital ingredients? Despite the tendency to imagine television is a realm of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sundance Film Festival: Time out for studio sillinessThere is a lot of pressure at the Sundance Film Festival for films to perform w
Sundance Film Festival: Time out for studio silliness
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
There is a lot of pressure at the Sundance Film Festival for films to perform well as they hope to get picked up for broader distribution or just look to make a mark on the festival circuit. Cast and crew from the film "The Skinny" Cast and crew... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Six stitches for Sam Neill after Sundance ski disasterSam Neill had to get six stitches in his head after hitting a wall while skiing
Six stitches for Sam Neill after Sundance ski disaster
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Sam Neill had to get six stitches in his head after hitting a wall while skiing in Utah during his time at the Sundance Film Festival. Sam Neill will leave the Sundance Film Festival with a sore head, and not from too much celebrating. The actor,... Read more
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Games Radar
Why you should see the buddy comedy from Thor 3 director Taika WaititiAt this year's Sundance Film Festival, I got to see an early screening of Hunt
Why you should see the buddy comedy from Thor 3 director Taika Waititi
Games Radar / Posted 14 days ago
At this year's Sundance Film Festival, I got to see an early screening of Hunt For The Wilderpeople, the latest offering from New Zealand director (and Flight Of The Conchords alumnus) Taika Waititi. Known for the likes of Eagle Vs Shark and What We... Read more
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Daily Mail
Courtney Sixx is wild about fashion in animal print coat at SundanceAnimal attraction! Courtney Sixx wears animal print coat while attending Sundan
Courtney Sixx is wild about fashion in animal print coat at Sundance
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Animal attraction! Courtney Sixx wears animal print coat while attending Sundance Film Festival She's no stranger to a spot of eye-catching attire. And Courtney Sixx didn't disappoint at the EcoLuxe Lounge at Sundance16 in Park City, Utah on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chloë Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne are the cool ones at SundanceOrange is the new black! Chloë Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne prove they're the coo
Chloë Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne are the cool ones at Sundance
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Orange is the new black! Chloë Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne prove they're the cool kids of Sundance as they wear appropriately coloured ensembles And Chloë Sevigny, 41, and Natasha Lyonne, 36, proved that statement true as they wore coordinated orange... Read more
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/Film
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Review: Taika Waititi at SundanceTaika Waititi had a minor breakthrough last year with What We Do in the Shadows
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Review: Taika Waititi at Sundance
/Film / Posted 15 days ago
Taika Waititi had a minor breakthrough last year with What We Do in the Shadows, and is about to have a much bigger one with Thor: Ragnarok, but in between he’s managed to squeeze in the delightful Hunt for the Wilderpeople. A sort of live-action Up... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Taika Waititi's Hunt For the Wilderpeople 'a deliciously good time'Kiwi crowds won't get to see Taika Waititi's new film until March, but early re
Taika Waititi's Hunt For the Wilderpeople 'a deliciously good time'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Kiwi crowds won't get to see Taika Waititi's new film until March, but early reviews suggest we're in for a treat. Waititi's Hunt for The Wilderpeople, based on Barry Crump's bestseller Wild Pork and Watercress, stars Sam Neill, Julian Dennison,... Read more
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CNET
Director of next Thor film will 'shake the thing up' with 'fresher style of humour'Taika Waititi talks "Thor" and "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" with CNET's Rich Tre
Director of next Thor film will 'shake the thing up' with 'fresher style of humour'
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
Taika Waititi talks "Thor" and "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" with CNET's Rich Trenholm at Sundance 2016. What will the director of "Thor: Ragnarok" bring to the forthcoming Marvel movie? "Jokes!" That's according to the man himself, Taika Waititi, who... Read more
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Yahoo News
Danny DeVito On Oscars Diversity Controversy: “We Are A Bunch Of Racists” While on the scene at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend, Danny DeVito t
Danny DeVito On Oscars Diversity Controversy: “We Are A Bunch Of Racists”
Yahoo News / Posted 15 days ago
While on the scene at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend, Danny DeVito took a moment to comment on the tinderbox subject diversity in the entertainment industry, and the... Read more
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NZCity
Positive review for Waititi filmKiwi director and funny guy Taika Waititi says he's pleased with the world prem
Positive review for Waititi film
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
Kiwi director and funny guy Taika Waititi says he's pleased with the world premiere of his film Hunt for the Wilderpeople at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and initial reviews are positive. "Yup. Just finished an amazing premiere of Hunt for the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Waititi's new film premieres at SundanceThe teenage star of Taika Waititi's new film stole the show at the movie's Sund
Waititi's new film premieres at Sundance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
The teenage star of Taika Waititi's new film stole the show at the movie's Sundance Festival world premiere. Hitting the stage for a Q&A session after the screening, 14 year-old Julian Dennison had the crowd in stitches. The star of Waititi's fourth... Read more
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/Film
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Trailer: Taika Waititi's Hilarious Wilderness AdventureIf you loved What We Do in the Shadows as much as the entire crew at /Film did,
Hunt for the Wilderpeople Trailer: Taika Waititi's Hilarious Wilderness Adventure
/Film / Posted 16 days ago
If you loved What We Do in the Shadows as much as the entire crew at /Film did, then you’ll want to keep your ear to the ground to find out when director Taika Waititi‘s next film hits theaters. Hunt for the Wilderpeople just debuted this weekend at... Read more
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News.com.au
Can Australia back up after our biggest box office year ever?Let’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track f
Can Australia back up after our biggest box office year ever?
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
Let’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track for another great year at the box office? International import Adrien Brody’s Backtrack is just one of the titles vying to get Australians back into cinemas for more local... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Your True Blue movie previewLet’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track f
Your True Blue movie preview
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Let’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track for another great year at the box office? International import Adrien Brody’s Backtrack is just one of the titles vying to get Australians back into cinemas for more local... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Your True Blue movie previewCan Australia back up after our biggest box office year ever? | DailyTelegraph
Your True Blue movie preview
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Can Australia back up after our biggest box office year ever? | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Let’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Your True Blue movie previewLet’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track f
Your True Blue movie preview
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
Let’s try again ... After a record-breaking 2015, is Australian film on track for another great year at the box office? International import Adrien Brody’s Backtrack is just one of the titles vying to get Australians back into cinemas for more local... Read more
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Business Wire
Dolby Atmos to Immerse Audiences at 2016 Sundance Film FestivalSAN FRANCISCO & PARK CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sundance Institute® and the D
Dolby Atmos to Immerse Audiences at 2016 Sundance Film Festival
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO & PARK CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sundance Institute® and the Dolby® Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced today that Swiss Army Man, written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, andHunt... Read more
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indieWIRE
The 2016 Sundance Springboard: 11 Potential Breakthrough Actors With the 2016 edition of the Sundance Film Festival launching next week, the
The 2016 Sundance Springboard: 11 Potential Breakthrough Actors
indieWIRE / Posted 21 days ago
With the 2016 edition of the Sundance Film Festival launching next week, the springboard is loaded. Here are Indiewire's picks for the 11 actors to watch this year. "Little Men,"... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What will you be doing in 2016? ALL OF THISWondering what you'll be watching, listening, playing and bingeing on in 2016?
What will you be doing in 2016? ALL OF THIS
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Wondering what you'll be watching, listening, playing and bingeing on in 2016? Here's our handy guide to year's biggest trends for movies, music, TV and games. Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool in one of the most anticipated superhero films of 2016. Meet... Read more
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Games Radar
The 25 scariest '90s horror moviesThe ’90s. When a horror movie won the best picture Oscar. When the Japanese sen
The 25 scariest '90s horror movies
Games Radar / Posted 26 days ago
The ’90s. When a horror movie won the best picture Oscar. When the Japanese sent their vengeful spirits world wide. When the “found footage” phenomenon took off. When "cool” directors like David Lynch and David Fincher decided to give horror a new... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Exploradio: How to find the dinosaur lurking inside your chickenIn the first Jurassic Park movie a flock of ostrich-like dinosaurs race past wh
Exploradio: How to find the dinosaur lurking inside your chicken
89.7 WKSU / Posted 29 days ago
In the first Jurassic Park movie a flock of ostrich-like dinosaurs race past when suddenly a giant T-Rex leaps out and snags one. Huddling behind a fallen tree, actor Sam Neill tells the terrified kids, “bet you never look at birds the same way... Read more
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The Courier
A promising line-up of Australian movies poised to delight cinemagoersWill Australian movies connect with local audiences again after a bumper year i
A promising line-up of Australian movies poised to delight cinemagoers
The Courier / Posted 29 days ago
Will Australian movies connect with local audiences again after a bumper year in 2015? After a record year at the box office, will Australian movies connect with local audiences again? Can the momentum of 2015 continue? After a couple of lean years,... Read more
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Western Advocate
A promising line-up of Australian movies poised to delight cinemagoersWill Australian movies connect with local audiences again after a bumper year i
A promising line-up of Australian movies poised to delight cinemagoers
Western Advocate / Posted a month ago
Will Australian movies connect with local audiences again after a bumper year in 2015? After a record year at the box office, will Australian movies connect with local audiences again? Can the momentum of 2015 continue? After a couple of lean years,... Read more
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