When word came through of Carrie Fisher’s heart attack, and then of her death, and almost immediately after that of the death of her mother, Debbie Reynolds many of us felt we had been dealt a particularly harsh blow. No… Read More ›
The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (SPOILERS)
In which I claim to have enjoyed the film and then list many things I didn’t like. But seriously, it was fun.
Warning: spoilers present in post and welcome in comments!
What Does Miss Julie have in Common with Gone Girl?
What is the lure of the awful female lead role to an excellent actress? Why, that it is a female lead role.
Signal Boost: Wonder Women!
This coming Saturday at the Mitchell Library, in Sydney, there will be a screening of a new American-made documentary about the history and influence of Wonder Woman. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion with some amazing local wonder women: Nicola Scott, Feisty Cuffs, Queenie Chan and Mystic Medusa will be chatting with filmmaker and journalist Daz Chandler.
Movie Thread — The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (SPOILERS)
Because it appears to have been days since our last media thread, here’s one for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which opened today in Australia. Spoilers welcome.
Friday Hoyden: Sally Potter
Director Sally Potter is one of the great original voices in film.
Today in things I never knew ever happened: Freddie and Darth
It happened in 1980: Freddie Mercury in concert with Queen, singing his heart out while perched on the shoulders of Darth Vader. *HazAHappy* I wonder – did he get permission from LucasFilm to use Vader in that show? #BadFreddie
Seen & Heard Film Festival – opens tonight!
Seen & Heard is a three-night festival of films made to celebrate women’s voices.
7pm Thursday the 7th, 14th and 21st March
Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney
Proceeds go to Life Force Cancer Foundation.
Marry, Shag or Cliff? Sean Bean edition
Remember the rules? It’s been a while: you must choose one of each of the three candidates to match each fate. No skipping any.
Or you could just talk about your favourite entertainments, since this is just a hook to hang some pop culture on. How about this awards season, eh?
Movie Thread – Hobbits! An Unexpected Journey
What did you think?