Star Trek, The Muppets and The Simpsons did it. More recently, Jackass, Sex and the City and even Entourage have done it.
Gravity (Warner Brothers, M) I really wanted to agree with Time’s assessment of Gravity. Time called the film, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, “the best movie of the year” before it won seven Oscars
Could Sir Edmund Hillary be due some Oscar love A movie that recreates his ascent of Everest with Tenzing Norgay will premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). New Zealand-based writer and director Leanne Pooley’s
Elijah Wood’s portrayal of serial killer Frank Zito in slasher remake Maniac will be able to play only to limited audiences in this country. The Office of Film and Literature Classification has restricted viewing to film festivals, or tertiary level media and film studies courses, and only to people aged at least 18
Sir Peter Jackson has a cheeky anecdote about his first meeting with British film-maker Edgar Wright. Jackson had finished The Lord of the Rings and was busy on pre-production work for King Kong.
US TV channel Syfy says flying sharks will bite again. The network is announcing a sequel to Sharknado, which became an instant campy classic with its recent airing
Forget Bella Swan, Jessica Hamby is the ultimate fangtasy for True Blood followers. American actress Deborah Ann Woll, 28, talks about vamping it up
A film-maker’s 10-year-old daughter proved the star of the show in his award-winning short film.
Twice Born (R16) 124 mins
Get ready for more stage versions of your favourite movies – 20th Century Fox has formed a new joint venture to turn the studio’s vast arsenal of films into musicals.