Showing posts from July, 2019

WIN AN IN-SEASON DOUBLE PASS TO DANGER CLOSE: The Battle of Long Tan (In cinemas August 8)

Late afternoon August 18, 1966 South Vietnam – amid a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith (Travis Fimmel) and his dispersed company of 108 young Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives, holding off an overwhelming force of 2,000 soldiers. With their ammunition running out, their casualties mounting and the enemy massing for a final assault each man begins to search for his own answer, and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honour, decency and courage.
Thanks to the generous folk at Transmission Films, we’ve got 10 in-season double passes for Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan to give away.
For your chance to win simply head over to our Facebook page (click here) and on the Danger Close: The Battle for Long Tan post, in the comments (Facebook), tell us what your favourite war film is. It couldn't be easier to win. There’s no limit to how many times you can enter. Australian residents only.
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First trailer for TOP GUN: MAVERICK

First look at Tom Cruise’s return to his iconic role of Maverick. There’s a bunch to love about this trailer. We’re ready to get inverted!


Trailer for Playing with Fire

When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson (John Cena) and his elite team of expert firefighters (Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo and Tyler Mane) come to the rescue of three siblings (Brianna Hildebrand, Christian Convery and Finley Rose Slater) in the path of an encroaching wildfire, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet – babysitters. Unable to locate the children’s parents, the firefighters have their lives, jobs and even their fire depot turned upside down and quickly learn that kids – much like fires –are wild and unpredictable.
PLAYING WITH FIRE, starring John Cena, in cinemas JANUARY 9 2020

New trailer and poster for THE KING’S MAN

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 intelligence agency in The King’s Man.

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Based on the Comic Book “The Secret Service” by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons

Produced by: Matthew Vaughn, David Reid, Adam Bohling

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, with Djimon Hounsou, and Charles Dance

In cinemas FEBRUARY 13, 2020
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Exclusive clip from Crawl, in cinemas now

When a massive hurricane hits her Florida hometown, Haley (Kaya Scodelario) ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father (Barry Pepper). Finding him gravely injured in the crawl space of their family home, the two become trapped by quickly encroaching floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the strengthening storm, Haley and her father discover that the rising water level is the least of their fears. From director Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes) and producers Craig Flores (300), Sam Raimi (Don’t Breathe, Evil Dead) and Alexandre Aja, Crawl is a nail-biting horror thriller in cinemas NOW.

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New trailer & poster for DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (Jeff Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Eugenio Derbez), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.

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Latest trailer for Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists. Aurora’s impending marriage to Prince Phillip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighboring Moors, as the wedding serves to unite the two worlds. When an unexpected encounter introduces a powerful new alliance, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled apart to opposing sides in a Great War, testing their loyalties and causing them to question whether they can truly be family.

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In cinemas October 17

Teaser for Disney's live-action Mulan

When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man, Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation…and a proud father. “Mulan” features a celebrated international cast that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan; Donnie Yen as Commander Tung; Jason Scott Lee as Böri Khan; Yoson An as Cheng Honghui; with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor. The film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Elizabeth Martin & Lauren Hynek based on the narrative poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”
Mulan opens in Australian cinemas on March 26, 2020

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One Heat Minute Podcast lands director Michael Mann

After more than 170 episodes, and 130 hours, unpacking the 1995 LA crime saga, HEAT, one minute at a time, the “One HEAT Minute” Podcast receives its fairy-tale ending by enlisting four-time Academy Award® nominee Michael Mann as its final guest scheduled to air on 6 July, 2019. “One HEAT Minute” Podcast, conceived and executed by film journalist Blake Howard, has proven to be the most original, informative, entertaining and painstakingly detailed analysis of Michael Mann’s classic film HEAT, which has earned its place over time among similarly celebrated and analysed masterpieces.

“That’s a GREAT idea”
Christopher Nolan

“Genuinely exciting”

“Blake Howard’s Cine-essential ‘One HEAT Minute’ podcast may be the most delightfully detailed dissection of a single film since Roger Ebert’s shot-by-shot explication of CITIZEN KANE, and possibly more entertaining! It’s one of the few podcasts in recent memory that could stand the test of time to become a valuable resource for film theorist…