Author: Carina Nilma

Film Review: Venom (USA, 2018) is a wasted opportunity at a more irreverent antihero

October 4, 2018

I’m going to preface this review by saying, I’m not a comics person, I just enjoy comic-adaptation movies. So my reviews tend to have this film-centric lens rather than delving into how aspects of specific comic editions or stories can be seen threaded through the movie. So now that I’ve gotten that out of the […]

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Interview: Nathaniel Buzolic on The Originals, cosplay, channelling Tom Hardy and Oz Comic Con

October 3, 2018

When Oz Comic Con rolls in to Sydney, a wide variety of film and television stars get the chance to visit Australia as part of the convention line-up. More often than not they’re international stars, but funnily enough for the Brisbane and Sydney Oz Comic Con dates this September, Australian actor Nathaniel Buzolic got to […]

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5 things we learned at the Shadowhunters panel at Oz Comic-Con Sydney

October 1, 2018

When the end of September rolls around you can be certain of two things, the end of the NRL/AFL football seasons, and Oz Comic Con Sydney. Once again one of Australia’s biggest pop culture events rolled into the International Convention Centre (ICC) where fans can meet some of their favourite celebrities from film and television, […]

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Film Review: The House With A Clock In Its Walls (USA, 2018) Ticks With Magic; Tocks With Horror

September 20, 2018

When you mix up Harry Potter with Goosebumps you end up with The House With A Clock In Its Walls. A film that combines magic with a haunted house and the tried and true need for our young hero to find his courage and rise up to save the day. When orphaned 10 year old […]

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Interview: Dominic Sherwood on first world hair problems, Shadowhunters and Oz Comic-Con

September 15, 2018

British actor Dominic Sherwood has been setting young hearts aflame for the last few years in the Netflix series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. However with the show having been announced as Season 3 being its last, an outpouring of grief and demands for it to be picked up are the resounding cries across social media. […]

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Film Review: Christopher Robin (USA, 2018) tries to be playful but is a bit too dour

September 11, 2018

It can be hard watching characters who you’ve grown up with and have a long standing nostalgic attachment to, get brought back to life on the big screen. There’s something deeply rooted in the warmth of how you remember them, and how sometimes the new version doesn’t quite stand up to that test. The trailer […]

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Interview: Jane Fonda at the Sydney Book Club red carpet talks about being a feminine inspiration

August 27, 2018

Jane Fonda is a legend of the small and big screen with a career spanning 60+ years. From Barbarella and Klute and The Dollmaker to her one woman fitness empire to championing the #MeToo movement, Fonda has earned her iconic status. Jetting in to Australia to promote the release of her new film Book Club […]

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Film Review: The Darkest Minds (USA, 2018) is not a dark enough YA Dystopia

August 15, 2018

6 years after The Hunger Games lead the charge of YA dystopia book to film adaptations, a new contender has appeared in an attempt to revive the genre. Adapted from the Alexandra Brooks’ series of the same name, The Darkest Minds combines young adult fiction dystopia with superpowers. When a disease wipes out 90% of […]

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Star-studded cast adorns Disney’s The Nutcracker And The Four Realms trailer

August 9, 2018

As we edge ever closer to the end of the year, the Christmas film releases are starting to come to the fore, and The Nutcracker And The Four Realm is leading the pack. Today, Disney has dropped its first full trailer for the star-studded release. The impressive cast includes Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Helen […]

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