Posts tagged movies
Oz: The Great and Powerful Review

Over 70 years after The Wizard of Oz was first released, a prequel to that film has finally been made to show us of what Oz was like before Dorothy was ever born; to tell us how The Wizard first arrived and got into power, to inform us of what he was really like, and perhaps most importantly, to enlighten us to how the Wicked Witch became so wicked in the first place. And...it's okay.

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Flight Review

When I first sat down to watch Flight, I was anticipating a disaster movie. I got one, but not quite in the manner I expected.

I'm going to clarify straight away: this is a film about addiction. This is a film about alcoholism and drug abuse and the incredible damage it can do to a person and their relationships and their life in general. Denzel Washington, playing main character Captain "Whip" Whittaker, absolutely excels in this role, and I would recommend you see it just for his performance.

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We're Hiring: News Writers And Editors

Every day we are thankful to our audience of over 250,000 people for spending some of their precious time on this crazy planet we call Earth checking out the content we produce.  And as these numbers grow on a daily basis, we realise that the team needs to grow alongside this.  With this in mind, New Rising Media is looking to hire a load of news writers and editors from across the globe!

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Family Guy Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host The Oscars

Laying down the CG motion capture get-up that led him this year to impersonate a pot-smoking, foul-mouthed teddy bear, creator of Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show and writer-director and star of Ted Seth MacFarlane is now all set to host the 85th Annual Academy Awards taking place on February 24, 2013.

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Forget 3D, Is 4D Set For Our Cinema Screens?

True 3D may well still be settling into mainstream cinema – the likes of Prometheus, Avengers Assemble and The Amazing Spider-Man continue to push the format forward – but the cinematic big-screen experience may not stop there. Because according to the LA Times, the format known as ‘4-D’ may just be around the corner and it’s going to be big.

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