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Spencer official trailer
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Spencer official trailer

Watch the official trailer for Spencer, starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana.

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Netflix nears deal to buy ‘Willy Wonka’ creator’s catalogue

Netflix nears deal to buy ‘Willy Wonka’ creator’s catalogue

Netflix is about to purchase the works of the late British novelist Roald Dahl, people with knowledge of the matter say, with a deal potentially to be announced in days.

  • by Lucas Shaw
Daniel Craig says women shouldn’t need to play James Bond

Daniel Craig says women shouldn’t need to play James Bond

The actor said writers should create roles “just as good as James Bond, but for a woman”.

  • by Anita Singh
House Party official trailer
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House Party official trailer

Watch the official trailer for the 1990 movie House Party.

The star-studded crime caper that’s shaking up Hollywood

The star-studded crime caper that’s shaking up Hollywood

Steven Soderbergh’s filmography clocks in at $US2.2 billion in box office receipts, but his new movie has skipped cinemas.

  • by Michael Idato
Ian Thorpe helped this film get swimming right. Pity about the script
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Ian Thorpe helped this film get swimming right. Pity about the script

Too much is left unexplained and unexplored in Streamline’s portrait of a troubled young swimmer whose mind and spirit are falling apart.

  • by Paul Byrnes
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From the Archives, 1956: Frenzied first night for rock ’n roll film

From the Archives, 1956: Frenzied first night for rock ’n roll film

Hundreds of teenagers queued for hours to get a seat at the Australian premiere of Rock Around the Clock, a film which had caused riots overseas.

  • by Staff reporter
The Voyeurs is an erotic Hitchock rip-off with more sex and less credibility
★★½
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The Voyeurs is an erotic Hitchock rip-off with more sex and less credibility

There’s more than a little nod to Rear Window in this erotic thriller, but with a bare fraction of the master’s storytelling skill.

  • by Jake Wilson
Space oddity: the clock is ticking for the last video stores

Space oddity: the clock is ticking for the last video stores

Sydney’s Film Club and Melbourne’s Picture Search are now oddities, but hold the key to niche and classic films not accessible on streaming platforms.

  • by Barry Divola
The Last Duel trailer
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The Last Duel trailer

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have teamed up again to write their first film together since Good Will Hunting.

‘Whoa!’: Neo returns to a familiar world in new Matrix movie

‘Whoa!’: Neo returns to a familiar world in new Matrix movie

The trailer for the long-time-coming sequel includes many of the touchstones of the dazzling first movie.

  • by Garry Maddox