Movie Online News
Thursday June 26, 2008Australian children will soon have many more online games from Disney as the entertainment giant begins to take the local market seriously.
Saturday May 24, 2008THE countdown continues to the Hunter's micro-movie challenge, The Herald 2 Minute Showdown.
Tuesday March 18, 2008At 34 and over the pub and club scene, Kylie Kinkade took advice from friends who suggested she look for love online.
Thursday December 13, 2007Summer, the harbour and an alfresco movie. Is this Sydney at its most laid-back? The OpenAir Cinema kicks off on January 11 and to celebrate, the(sydney)magazine is hosting a VIP night at the premiere of Dan In Real Life.
Sunday December 2, 2007Facebook users have taken a stand against online marketing, writes Melissa Kent.
Saturday September 1, 2007AMERICAN sociologist Manuel Castells calls the latest internet trend "the rise of mass self-communication". Others call it "the new town square" or throw around the term "hyperlocal". Either way, it boils down to this: next time you're thinking of moving house, why not bypass the real estate agents and go online to get the real lowdown on your new address from the neighbours?
Sunday May 6, 2007TWELVE months after canning The Movie Show, SBS is resurrecting it - with a dramatic makeover.
Thursday April 26, 2007PERFECT STRANGER (M) Starring Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi Director: James Foley **** Showing at Hoyts Warrawong, Greater Union Shellharbour and Roxy Cinema Nowra If you're after some light entertainment that requires a little bit of thought, then this could be the movie for you.
Thursday March 29, 2007FAIRFAX Media is getting into the movie business, with the expected launch today of a new video-on-demand service in partnership with Singapore company Anytime.
Friday December 22, 2006From the elderly to besuited cyber-clickers and celebrities, activism is no longer the realm of hippies, writes Karen Pakula.
Sunday November 26, 2006A FORMER bit-part actor who appeared in a few episodes of soapie Home and Away returned to Channel Seven last week and bought a large part of the company. Justin Reizes is the low-key financial mastermind who brokered the $4 billion deal for Kerry Stokes to sell half the television, magazine and online business Seven Network to leading American private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. Mr Reizes is KKR's Tokyo-based partner.
Saturday September 16, 2006Eliot Fish laments yet another movie tie-in with poor controls that fails to impress.
Thursday September 14, 2006APPLE Computer, noted for its iPods, has added movies to its online iTunes Music Store.
Thursday September 14, 2006FILM REVIEW: MONSTER HOUSE (PG) ***? General release
Monday September 4, 2006INTERNET and digital music company Destra has continued its aggressive acquisition strategy, picking up the branded content media agency Brand New Media for $12.2 million.
Sunday September 3, 2006IF this share race were a movie, it would be Crouching Tiger, Hidden Copper.
Friday September 1, 2006REVIEW 48 SHADES (M) Director: Daniel Lapaine Stars: Richard Wilson, Emma Lung, Robin McLeavy, Michael Booth Screening: Glendale, Tuggerah Rating: * *
Saturday August 26, 2006LACHLAN Murdoch's private company Illyria has bought a 9.6 per cent stake in burgeoning online movie company Quickflix in one of his first corporate forays since quitting as chief of News Limited and returning to Australia. Mr Murdoch spent $545,000 for 4.03 million shares in the $7.5 million company.
Thursday August 17, 2006Movie-making has come to the smallest screen of all. And it has the potential to give TV and film theatres a run for their money, writes Josh Jennings.
Monday August 7, 2006WANT a part in a new American movie? You may fancy playing a captain in a special forces unit, described as "decisive, in charge and in control", on a secret mission in Afghanistan. Daniel Myrick, who reputedly made $US4 million ($5.3 million) when that low-budget horror movie became a huge hit, is casting his next movie on the net. He is seeking "raw, motivated talent" who can bring dramatic realism to the supernatural thriller The Objective, which is due to be filmed in either the US or India ...