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Indonesia has a Lady Terminator? Turkey remade E.T? Marc Fennell spills the beans on the weird and wonderful world of cinema in his new book, Planet According to the Movies

Australia’s most listened-to film critic, Marc Fennell, tells the hidden stories behind the movies you know and love whilst also introducing you to a (bizarre) world of cinema you never knew existed. Did you know that there are messed up filmic versions of fairytales? Take for example the ancient Russian version of Beauty and the Beast which shows that all it takes to marry a prince is no... Read more

by | November 19, 2015

PHOTOS: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at the première of ‘Unbroken’

Big thanks to HarperCollins Australia for the invitations to the première of Angelina Jolie’s new film Unbroken. In particular Kelly Fagan and Kate Mayes. The film is based on the book, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand which is an account of the life of Louis Zamperini – Olympian, bombardier, castaway, prisoner of war and inspiration. Angelina Jolie directed and produced Unbroken which... Read more

by | November 18, 2014

First Look At The Official Trailer For The Book Thief, Starring Geoffrey Rush

It seems like every book lover around the world (and particularly Australia) have their fingers crossed that the upcoming film adaptation of Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief is worthy of the novel. As message boards and chat rooms begin to fill with excited chatter about the soon to be released film, the conversation invariably heads down the I-hope-they-don’t-mess-this-up path. So it ... Read more

by | August 22, 2013