Watch for movie releases in time for the Oscars

It is that time again when the big film companies start to release their best chances to win the Oscars in February. This is the time of year when films which could have been released earlier are hurled into the arena for consideration of an Oscar – usually, a George Clooney release is scheduled  at … [Read the full story]

You MUST get into Westworld – it’s quality

My normal brief for Ozzie News is the movies and film awards. But I have been really impressed with the TV series Westworld. You can tell if a series is going to be a success by the quality of the scripts and the employment of great actors. Since Game of Thrones there really has not … [Read the full story]

Is Doctor Strange too boring for a movie?

Doctor Strange was created by concept-character artist, Steve Ditko and first appeared in a comic titled, ‘Strange Tales’ in July 1963. Doctor Stephen Strange was a fantastic, but cocky, surgeon. He damaged his hands in a car accident and could no longer perform surgery. He only ever wanted to be a surgeon. Because of this … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1975

On this day in 1975, the Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie (Voight) is born in Los Angeles, California. Jolie’s father, the actor Jon Voight, had been nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for Midnight Cowboy (1969); he won the award for Coming Home (1978). Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, was also an actress; the couple divorced … [Read the full story]

Michael Douglas talks about kissing Matt Damon

Michael Douglas has talked about his passionate kiss with Matt Damon in his new film, ‘Behind The Candelabra’, about flamboyant entertainer, Liberace. The pair portray two gay lovers in the film which involves multiple love scenes, which and Michael admitted that he and Matt ‘didn’t rehearse’ for. The actor, who has won four Golden Globes … [Read the full story]

Iron Man vows to kill his latest enemy

Iron Man is back for his third installment and this time he is angrier than ever. The Marvel Comic book hero vows to go all out in an attempt to kill his latest enemy in a recently released clip from the upcoming film. Robert Downey Jr. stars as the metal clad vigilante Tony Stark as … [Read the full story]

The Oscars are nearly upon us – a quick preview

I know I am a little early for the big show…but who cares. This has been one of the best years for movies since Ben Hur, or even Robin Hood (with Errol Flynn). The American film industry and the big studios, who put in mega bucks to make films, will expect to gain some reward … [Read the full story]

Mila Kunis would enjoy the role in 50 Shades

Mila Kunis says she would love to star in the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey. Mila admitted she could have a “good time” playing the erotic novel’s heroine Anastasia Steele. The 29-year-old said: “There are times when you just want to do something fun and different, because you’re going to have a good … [Read the full story]

DiCaprio is off acting, some say he never has

Leonardo DiCaprio is going to take time out for a “long, long break” from acting. The 38-year-old star has made three movies in two years and says the hectic schedule has left him worn out. As well as the Oscar-nominated Quentin Tarantino movie Django Unchained, DiCaprio stars in the forthcoming screen adaptation of F. Scott … [Read the full story]

Evil Dead is remade and is ready for release

Fans of horror are in for a terror-filled treat as the first trailer for Evil Dead is released. Billed as ‘The most terrifying film you will ever experience’ the remake of the 1981 classic is written and produced by original director Sam Raimi. The movie stars Jane Levy as Mia, a recovering addict, who heads … [Read the full story]

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