Pixar enters franchise-floggin’ sequel la la land

Pixar enters franchise-floggin’ sequel la la land

June 10, 2009

The whiz kids over at Pixar Studios will soon have their mettle seriously tested as the esteemed production company treads further down a path of franchise building and sequel flogging.

Carradine killed by martial arts mafia?

June 8, 2009

Deceased actor David Carrradine's family are claiming he may have been killed by "a secret sect of kung fu assassins".

Interview with Bert Deling, director of <em>Pure Shit</em>

Interview with Bert Deling, director of Pure Shit

June 5, 2009

Made in 1975, the Australian film Pure Shit has lingered on the precipice of existence for 34 years. To mark its DVD release, the loquacious and fascinating Bert Deling (now 60) sat down for a yak with Cinetology.

David Carradine: a life in pictures

June 5, 2009

A visual obituary for deceased actor David Carradine.

Can Pixar put a foot wrong?

June 3, 2009

With its latest feature, Up, which opened the Cannes film festival, Pixar has won the critics over again. That makes 10 hits out of 10.

Once upon a black princess…

Once upon a black princess…

June 3, 2009

Disney has its first black princess. Some say it's a breakthrough; others see it as yet more stereotyping. But Monique Fields argues the trouble is princesses full stop.

<em>Terminator Salvation</em> reviewed: pack your ear plugs

Terminator Salvation reviewed: pack your ear plugs

June 3, 2009

Director McG, whose name and level of cinematic comprehension resembles that of a burger, applies his ham-n-cheese fist to the Terminator franchise. It's, well, agonisingly loud, says Luke Buckmaster.

Danny La Rue: a life in sequins

June 2, 2009

The Guardian celebrates the life and work of recently deceased "comic in a frock" Danny La Rue with a lifetime of images.

For sale: Ferris Bueller’s best friend’s dad’s house

For sale: Ferris Bueller’s best friend’s dad’s house

June 1, 2009

This one's really for children of the 80s. The setting for one of Ferris Bueller's Day Off's most famous, Ferrari-killing scenes is up for sale.

Aussie to watch: Nashing at Hollywood’s heels

June 1, 2009

Nash Edgerton, stuntman and director, has relocated to Hollywood, where local talent inevitably go to try their luck after falling through the crater-sized gaps of the Australian film industry, writes Luke Buckmaster.