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The place to go after the credits roll. Discuss the best and worst movies showing now and remember the movie moments you love or love to hate.
Tragically misinterpreting the term home-cinema, Giles Hardie moved to a multiplex as a child. His lifelong mission is to bring Gold Class to the masses.
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The best and worst films of 2013

Gravity

Giles Hardie The opportunity to sit back and reflect on a cinematic year is always cherished, partly for the always heartening surprise as to how many wonderful films have been released that deserve...

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The Hobbit

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug lesson one: Never interview dwarves

Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit.

Giles Hardie During a visit the set of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug there was a chance to chat with the everchanging cast of dwarves.

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Big names, big flops: Why the biopics have failed in 2013

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the film Jobs.

Giles Hardie The big name films about people with big names have all flopped at the box office, yet films about Elton John, Lance Armstrong and Stephen Hawking are in the works. Can Hollywood save the biopic?

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Film is a four letter word

America conflicted over sex in the cinema

Charlotte Gainsbourg as Joe in <i>The Nymphomaniac</i>

Giles Hardie American cinemagoers might be forgiven for blushing this week, it's just not clear if it should be out of embarrassment or indignation.

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Captain Phillips wants you to feel for the pirates

Tom Hanks in Captain Phillips

Giles Hardie Pirates boarded a ship and kidnapped its captain, yet Tom Hanks' Oscar-tipped film doesn't want to serve up stereotypical bad guys.

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Screen Grabs

Harvey Weinstein coming to Australia, Radcliffe didn't want Fifty Shades, De Niro and Stallone to box again

Daniel Radcliffe

Giles Hardie Harvey's heading down under while Harry insists he never wanted Fifty Shades' top role.

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Screen Grabs

Australia loses the Force

JJ Abrams waves goodbye to Australia as <i>Star Wars</i> does the kessel run to the UK

Giles Hardie JJ Abrams has taken Star Wars to the UK while the Pirates of the Caribbean and Mortal Instruments sequels have hit the skids, someone call 911!

Avengers to face off with Spader

James Spader in <i>The Avengers</i>

Giles Hardie James Spader will play super-villain Ultron in the sequel to The Avengers.

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Doctor lashes out over Diana film

Naomi Watts stars as Princess Diana in <i>Diana</i>

Giles Hardie Princess Diana's former boyfriend has criticised the film about their relationship, but in doing so has splashed it across the papers.

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Brent is back

David Brent, movie star

Ricky Gervais as David Brent

Giles Hardie Ricky Gervais has suggested that he may bring back his most famous character, the once mind-boggling manager of The Office, in a movie.

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Liam Hemsworth bombs at box office

liam hemsworth, paranoia

Giles Hardie Australians set unfortunate US box office record as Paranoia sinks without trace.

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3.5 Stars

The Wolverine review: Redemption without revolution

The Wolverine Trailer

Giles Hardie The Wolverine is a good movie, without being great. A laudable piece of ambition but only an adequate execution. And a great Wolverine story but only a good X-Men movie.

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The Fifth Estate trailer

Do we need another WikiLeaks film?

The Fifth Estate (Thumbnail)

Giles Hardie First trailer shows off superb cast and enthralling story, but it's just another film about Julian Assange.

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Best films of the year, so far

Gatsby

Giles Hardie What are the best films from the first half of 2013? And what are we most looking forward to before it ends?

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Pick of the Flicks

The Hangover part III: 3.5 stars

Zach Galifianakis as Alan in The Hangover Part III.

Giles Hardie Don't fear the final Hangover, but don't start here either.

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The Great Gatsby: 4.5 stars

Gatsby

Giles Hardie Baz's Great Gatsby is beautiful, intelligent, surprising and gloriously overwhelming.

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Wolverine trailer

Snow, Sydney and the Silver Samurai

Hugh Jackman in <i>The Wolverine</i>

Giles Hardie The first full Wolverine trailer has landed and it looks like Superman 2 ... with claws.

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Summer Bay star to take on Hollywood gods

Stephen Peacocke

Giles Hardie Hollywood has beckoned Home and Away heartthrob Stephen Peacocke to the silver screen.

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Star Trek Into Bromance

Giles Hardie 4 stars - Abrams and the gang deliver Star Trek: A New Hope

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First look: Captain Phillips

Tom Hanks in <i>Captain Phillips</i>

Giles Hardie Watch our exclusive trailer for Paul Greengrass's Somali pirates drama starring Tom Hanks.

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