Story | Aug 27, 2014 | 9:25 AM
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Story | Oct 7, 2014 | 2:30 AMScreen violence doesn't get much cheaper or more gratuitous than in "Kill Me Three Times," a sun-drenched, blood-spattered Australian thriller that seems to fancy itself the first movie ever to feature characters shot to death at point-blank range. Playing like a beach bum's "Double Indemnity" with a few sub-Tarantino chronological backflips thrown in, director Kriv Stenders' tiresome tale of scheming adulterers, cruel spouses and one bemused hitman (Simon Pegg) feels like poser noir all the way, never achieving the darkly comic flair or freshness of style needed to sell its fatalistic twists. Although picked up for Stateside release by Magnolia, "Three" will add up to very little commercially.
Story | Aug 25, 2014 | 8:18 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died just days before his 91st birthday after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Tributes poured in...
Story | Jan 20, 2014
HONG KONG - Annual box office in Australia dipped by 2% in 2013, -- and nearly a fifth in US dollar terms -- despite a record-breaking last weekend. Cumulative takings were A$1.099 billion, compared with A$1.125 billion in 2012. In local currency...
Story | Dec 27, 2013 | 8:30 PM
Bilbo Baggins is heading for more U.S. box office glory on the final weekend of 2013 as "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" is projected to score a three-peat, the third of the year. Friday's forecasts placed "Desolation of Smaug" with a domestic...