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Justice League tangled in moustache ‘fiasco’

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Justice League, assemble! Oh, wait. That’s someone else’s catchcry. GUYS, this is a serious issue. There are rumblings surrounding the …

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War for Planet of the Apes another ripper

Is this latest instalment in the series a piece of primate perfection or pure monkey business? Give Leigh Paatsch a minute and he’ll give you the lowdown. Scene from War For the Planet of the Apes. 20th Century Fox Films. Picture: Supplied WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (M) …

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A Monster Calls hardly monstrous at all

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness. Liam Neeson as the tree in A Monster Calls Rating: three stars (3 out of 5) Director: J.A. Bayona (The Impossible) Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Sigourney Weaver. Branching out for …

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A Ghost Story hunts haunts with style

Watch the film trailer for “A Ghost Story,” starring Sonia Acevedo, Casey Affleck, and Carlos Bermudez. Photo: A24 Films Still from A Ghost Story, screening at Sydney Film Festival, 2017 Rating: four stars (4 out of 5) Director: David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will …

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Movie game-changer upstages Thor

Official trailer for Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok Chadwick Boseman stars at T’Challa in Black Panther. Picture: Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios GETTING the first look at the next batch of Marvel movies has become the centrepiece of the annual pop culture fest Comic Con. Fans weren’t disappointed on Saturday night in San Diego, …

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Disney’s Star Wars Land ‘a dream come true’

Members of the media get their first look at a 50-foot, detailed model of Star Wars land during a media preview for Disney’s D23 Expo. Picture: Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register STAR Wars makes me emotional. Like, really emotional. I had what my husband identified as a “panic attack” during …

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Film boss marvels at Sunshine State

Official trailer for Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo in Thor: Ragnarok. Picture: Marvel Studios QUEENSLAND could be in the box seat to attract more blockbuster superhero movies. During San Diego Comic-Con at the weekend, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige described the Gold Coast set of Thor: Ragnarok …

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Thrones, Marvel heartthrob Brisbane-bound

Fifteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Danny Rand (Finn Jones) mysteriously returns to New York City determined to reclaim his birthright and family company. However, when a long-destined enemy rises in New York, this living weapon is forced to choose between his family’s legacy and his …

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Everything you missed from Comic-Con

Stranger Things season 2 Comic Con “Thriller” trailer. It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived. …

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‘Who thought this 9/11 movie was a good idea?’

Charlie Sheen and Whoopi Goldberg star in this new film about the events of September 11, 2001. Charlie Sheen in the 9/11 trailer. THE trailer for Charlie Sheen’s latest film dropped on the weekend — and some are already dubbing the upcoming drama one of the most offensive films of …

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