Archive | August, 2009

Stare at goats! Kill the goats! The Men Who Stare At Goats trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com If you ever wondered if you could kill a goat with your mind, then The Men Who Stare At Goats has the answer. The trailer for the Grant Heslov-directed feature film has landed and it tells a story too strange NOT to be true. Ewan McGregor stars as Bob Wilton, a reporter who […]

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Write a review and win free movie tickets!

Hey you Quickflixers! We’re giving you permission to come at us like an angry bear escaping from a skate park! “What?” You can win FREE MOVIE TICKETS by sending us mini-reviews of the movies you love (or love to hate)! Any film is on the table. Nothing is off limits. Be brave! Be daring! Be […]

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Hairy movie! The Wolfman trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.comThe trailer for the long-awaited reinvention of The Wolfman has finally debuted online. Footage was first screened at Comic Con 2008, so this is a long time coming. Benicio Del Toro stars as the titular anti-hero in the Joe Johnston directed flick. Check out the trailer and let us know your thoughts! http://www.traileraddict.com/emd/13414 The […]

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Joss Whedon fans unite! ‘Can’t Stop the Serenity’ hits Melbourne!

Tens of thousands of Joss Whedon fans around the world will participate in “Can’t Stop the Serenity”, a charity event that will raise money for Equality Now. The Australian leg of the event will take place this Sunday, the 30th of August, at VCA Federation Hall in Melbourne. Whedon’s beloved cult sci-fi film Serenity and […]

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The House of the Devil has the best horror trailer of 09!

source: nymag.com Well this is a very, very pleasant surprise. The blogosphere is going crazy over the indie horror flick The House of the Devil – and I can’t help but jump on the bandwagon with glee! The House of the Devil takes place during the 1980′s and tells the story of a cash-strapped student […]

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Whip It – Juno 2: Roller Boogaloo?

source: slashfilm.com Slashfilm have the official poster for the Drew Barrymore-directed roller derby flick Whip It. It stars Ellen Page as “an indie-rock loving misfit”. Hmm, sound familiar? Page stars as an outcast Texan named Bliss Cavender who finds an escape from her small-town malaise by joining a roller-derby league. We weren’t completely blown away […]

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Michael Cera grows a moustache?! Youth in Revolt trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com According to the trailer for Michael Cera‘s new film Youth in Revolt, the chameleonic young actor has continued to hone his craft by growing a moustache. Oscar, anyone? I kid, of course. Michael Cera is one of my favourite actors and from the looks of his latest film he does seem to be […]

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Scorcese’s Shutter Island delayed until February!

Paramount have delayed the release of Martin Scorcese‘s thriller Shutter Island until February 2010. The film was originally set to debut early October. According to Nikke Finke at Hollywood Daily, Paramount told the filmmakers that they could not afford to spend the $50/$60 million necessary to market Scorcese’s flick in 2009. She also adds that […]

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Tripping up – Taking Woodstock review

Taking Woodstock – Starring Demetri Martin, Imelda Staunton and Liev Schreiber. Directed by Ang Lee. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. If Woodstock represented the coming-of-age of an entire generation, then surely Taking Woodstock is the ultimate coming-of-age film. Right? Well, not so much. Ang Lee’s latest is a mostly pleasant, mostly forgettable tale about the […]

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Christopher Nolan’s Inception trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com The teaser trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s upcoming film Inception has debuted online! The film and its plot have been shrouded in mystery since the project was announced last year as the Nolan’s follow up to The Dark Knight. All we knew was that it would be a sci-fi film that took place within […]

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The Avatar Experience – thoughts on Avatar Day!

It’s a ballsy move to market your film as a ‘revolution in filmmaking’, but James Cameron is a ballsy guy. His upcoming sci-fi film Avatar is his first in twelve years. His last picture was Titanic. Previously he has brought us The Terminator, Aliens and The Abyss. This is not a dude that does things […]

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Avatar trailer debut! It’s actually here!

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for James Cameron‘s long awaited sci-fi epic Avatar has debuted online – meaning that everyone going to see it on the big screen tomorrow will now be among the LAST in the world to see footage from the film! This is killing me. I haven’t watched it yet and I don’t […]

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Is a District 9 sequel on the way?

source: fangoria.com Director Neill Blomkamp has revealed that he would “love to make a sequel” to his hit film District 9. Blomkamp told Fangoria Radio that he would be very interested in returning to the D9 universe, preferably with star Sharlto Copley. “I’d really like to go back to the world of District 9 — […]

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A war movie about war and movies – Inglourious Basterds review

Inglourious Basterds – Starring Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent and Christoph Waltz. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Does Inglourious Basterds attempt to erase every preconceived notion of wartime bravery? Does it tear page after page from the history books (like so many Nazi scalps) and hurl them into the fireplace with reckless […]

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Win free movie tickets by going Head to Head!

Hey you Quickflixers! We challenge you to a monkey knife fight to the death! Or something like that! You can win FREE MOVIE TICKETS by sending us mini-reviews of the movies you love (or love to hate)! Any film is on the table. Nothing is off limits. Be brave! Be daring! Be controversial! Defend the […]

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Head to Head – WALL-E

Welcome to the latest edition of our newly revamped Head to Head feature, in which our Quickflix critics take on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film, and we pick the fight! This week we received a shocking attack on the Pixar hit WALL-E from Kali Sekhmet. For her […]

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Head to Head – 30 Days of Night

Welcome to the latest edition of our newly revamped Head to Head feature, in which our Quickflix critics take on our readers in a rip-snorting battle to the death! You pick the film and we pick the fight! This week we received a brain-snapping slam against David Slade‘s 30 Days of Night from Rohan Daenke. […]

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Go Team Jacob! New trailer for The Twilight Saga’s New Moon!

source: traileraddict.com A brand new trailer for The Twilight Saga’s New Moon has debuted online. Pouting Bella? Check. Shirtless were-men? Check. Terrible special effects, mind numbing dialogue and an over-inflated sense of self-worth? Check check check. I know that I’m harsh on Twilight. Maybe a little unfairly so. Every time I hear someone rave about […]

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Are Sony developing Spiderman 5 and 6?

source: variety.com So much for wrapping up the franchise. Sony have hired Zodiac-scribe James Vanderbilt to pen Spiderman 5 and 6. Vanderbilt was originally hired to write the screenplay for Spiderman 4. However, his intention to develop a two-part storyline that would stretch between movies 4 and 5 was not met favourably by series director […]

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Weirdos unite! Gentleman Broncos trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com The latest film from Napoleon Dynamite/Nacho Libre directors Jared and Jerusha Hess is called Gentlemen Broncos. Of course it is. The suitably oddball film has been given a suitably oddball trailer. Although there has been a bit of a Hess-backlash in the past few years, I think this trailer looks suitably charming. But […]

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White Chicks 2 set to answer questions raised in White Chicks 1

source: thr.com Ah, Hollywood. You really do spoil us don’t you? The Wayans Brothers are developing a sequel to their hit 2004 film White Chicks. Marlon and Shawn Wayans are set to reprise their roles as undercover FBI agents in the film, which will be directed by brother Keenan Ivory. The three of them are […]

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Wog Boy 2 begins filming!

Wog Boy 2: The Kings of Mykonos commences filming this week on location in Melbourne Australia. Nick Giannopoulos and Vince Colosimo will return to cinema screens as Steve and Frank in the sequel to the 1999 hit. Scenes will be filmed around the center of Melbourne’s West (Yarraville) as well as Mykonos itself. The film […]

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Wolverine sequel to feature threesomes?

source: mtv.com Hugh Jackman has revealed that the upcoming Wolverine sequel will be even sexier than X-Men Origins – and he was a shirtless lumberjack for most of that! In an interview with MTV at the Teen Choice awards, Jackman tantalised fans by hinting at the tone of the next X-Men film, which will follow […]

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Tarantino’s 20 favourite films!

source: youtube.com Quentin Tarantino has compiled a list of his 20 favourite films of the past 17 years. He has selected films exclusively made between 1992 and 2009. Tarantino has picked the year 1992 as the boundary as it was the year his first feature film Reservoir Dogs hit cinemas. Therefore, the list acts as […]

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Behind the (censored) scenes of Mad Men!

source: funnyordie.comMad Men star Rich Sommer wants to take YOU on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the set of the hit television show. While doing so, he provides us with some pretty juicy spoilers for season 3. It’s a shame then that the AMC censors have gotten to the footage and censored any […]

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Stone Bros. trailer debut!

source: stonebrosmovie.com The trailer for the new Australian film Stone Bros. has debuted online, and it looks like we might have a local-Pineapple Express on our hands. The film stars Luke Carroll and Leon Burchill as cousins who attempt to reconnect to their Aboriginal heritage. However, their spiritual quest is interrupted by an Italian sex-God, […]

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First pic from Avatar!

source: slashfilm.com Slashfilm have the first official picture from James Cameron‘s highly anticipated sci-fi epic Avatar. Look! Wow! It certainly fits in with the blue motif that’s been popping up in the marketing material. So what are we seeing? Well, up front is Jake Scully (Sam Worthington), a paraplegic war veteran who has signed up […]

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Bryan Singer to direct Battlestar Galactica film!

source: hollywoodinsider.ew.com Universal Pictures have confirmed that Bryan Singer will direct and produce a big-screen adaptation of the 1970′s television show Battlestar Galactica. Singer previously directed X-Men, The Usual Suspects and Valkyrie. The show’s original creator Glen Larson will also act as producer on the project. The 1978 show was rebooted in 2004 by Ronald […]

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Take on our Quickflix reviewers and WIN!

Quickflixers, we’re calling you out! And we’re calling you out in A BIG, BAD WAY!!! You can win FREE MOVIE TICKETS by sending us mini-reviews of the movies you love (or love to hate)! Any film is on the table. Nothing is off limits. Be brave! Be daring! Be controversial! Defend the films no one […]

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Twilight with teeth – Let The Right One In DVD review

Let The Right One In – Starring Kare Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson and Per Ragnar. Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Rated MA for nudity and horror violence. 115 mins. Originally published March 24. By Simon Miraudo. So how do you sell a slow-burn Swedish drama about a 12-year-old boy and his peculiar love interest to cinema goers? […]

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