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Latest trailer for The King's Man

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As a collection of history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions,one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligencagency in  “ The King's Man. ” “ The King ’ s Man ” is directed by Matthew Vaughn and stars Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, with Djimon Hounsou, and Charles Dance. “ The King ’ s Man ”  releases in Australian cinemas on January 1, 2022. #TheKingsMan

Candyman - review

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Nia DaCosta’s Candyman (2021) serves both as an examination of intergenerational trauma, and as a portrait of the scars left by gentrification. Just as Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man was a metaphor for domestic violence, DaCosta’s Candyman grafts issues of racial and social inequality onto the frame of a slasher film. Simply put, Candyman is hands down one of the best films of the year. Sadly I’m well aware of my limitations as a reviewer. In fact I’ve never even considered myself a reviewer as such, just a guy who loves films. By all this I mean, this is exactly the type of film which makes me wish I could expertly convey my appreciation for the craft on display. So keeping that in mind, I kindly request that you make time for this one. IMDB describes the film as “ A "spiritual sequel" to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began. ”  Given every film nowadays seems to be an audition for the next Marve

Trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home

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For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighbourhood hero is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes of being a Super Hero. When he asks for help from Doctor Strange the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man EXCLUSIVELY IN CINEMAS FROM BOXING DAY, 2021 #SpiderManNoWayHome

Dune - trailer

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  Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name. A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.  The film stars Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (“Call Me by Your Name,” “Little Women”), Rebecca Ferguson (“Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep,” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”), Oscar Isaac (the “Star Wars” franchise) Oscar nominee Josh Brolin (“Milk,” “Avengers: Infinity

Old - review (contains spoilers)

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  A thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age, reducing their entire lives into a single day... M. Night Shyamalan’s latest mind-bending, twisty-turny effort Old , fails to live up to the best of his filmography. Perhaps he’s unfairly labelled as the twist guy, but we don’t get to choose our monikers in this life. His career has justifiably been built upon an ability to pull the rug out from under the audience, which perhaps has left us a little jaded over the years.Twists and turns are always appreciated, but they must be in service of the plot or character development. Sadly here the inevitable reveal didn’t really serve either.  Old primarily takes place on a idyllic beach, where a group of strangers are experiencing a phenomenon of accelerated ageing. I’ll be frank, there’s an intriguing kernel of a story at the heart of Old , it’s just never fully realized. The expositi

Star Wars: Visions - a collection of animated short films from Lucasfilm

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At Anime Expo Lite, Disney+ announced the names of the seven Japanese anime studios bringing their unique talent and perspective to “Star Wars: Visions” - a collection of animated short films from Lucasfilm that will stream exclusively on Disney+.   The anime studios revealed were Kamikaze Douga, Geno Studio (Twin Engine), Studio Colorido (Twin Engine), Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Science Saru, and Production IG. Each studio will use their signature animation and storytelling styles to realise their own visions of the galaxy far, far away.    Lucasfilm’s Jacqui Lopez (Executive Producer), James Waugh (Executive Producer), Josh Rimes (Executive Producer), and Qubic Pictures’ Justin Leach (Co-Executive Producer) and Kanako Shirasaki (Producer) were on hand at the event to reveal each studio and give fans a special look at the environment and concept art as they debuted the title and first details of each short.   + Kamikaze Douga - The Duel  + Geno Studio (Twin Engine) - Lop and Ochō + Studi

Take a peek at the 2021 Sydney Film Festival program

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Take a peek at the 2021 Sydney Film Festival program with 22 films designed to thrill, horrify, inspire and delight before the full program is announced. Catch the long-awaited ZOLA, the inspiring WASH MY SOUL IN RIVER’S FLOW, and the 2020 Berlinale winner THERE IS NO EVIL, among many others. The festival runs 18-29 August. Full program released 21 July – buy your Flexipass now for discounted tickets-   https://sff.org.au/info/first-films/  #SydFilmFest Keep up to date on all festival announcements by following Sydney Film Festival on social media: Facebook - @sydfilmfestival Twitter - @sydfilmfest Instagram - @sydfilmfest