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- Should Movie Monkeys Be CGI Or Practical?
- Top 10 Movies And TV Shows That Are Like Game Of Thrones
- Do Old Video Games Have An Active Place In The World?
- Would You Blacklist A Movie Because Of The Director's Personal Life?
- Why People Pirate Movies, TV Shows, Games And Books
- Why Excuses For High Australian Movie Ticket Prices Don't Cut It
Last night, I caught an advanced screening of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes. It’s a surprisingly solid movie that any fan of the 2011 reboot is well advised to check out. The only potential caveat is that the titular primates are comprised entirely out of CGI, rather than a mix of digital and practical effects. Rather than an evolutionary leap forward, I can’t help but feel that a little bit of monkey magic has been lost along the way.
When the Chromecast streaming dongle officially launched in Australia in May, we were promised that Foxtel’s Presto movie service would add Chromecast support in July and add a dedicated Android app. And now that has happened.
One of the chief justifications for pirating movies in Australia is the lengthy delays we’re forced to endure by local distributors. Various film bodies have rubbished this argument, with Village Roadshow claiming that the majority of Australian release dates are roughly comparable to the US. This infographic paints a picture that’s somewhere in-between.
Ten months. 300 days. The gestation of a human child. However you choose to couch it, Game Of Thrones isn’t coming back for a bloody long time. If you’re suffering from withdrawals already, you’re clearly going to need a substitute to get you through the winter. Here are ten recommendations from Lifehacker’s chief fantasy nerd that will appease any GoT fan. Epic fight scenes, nail-biting betrayals, gratuitous nooky – you’ll find it all here!
Most cinema buffs have a list of classic movies that they can’t wait to introduce to their kids. Likewise, any self-respecting muso plans to give their child a crash-course in songs that changed the world. However, when it comes to gamers, things are a little different. With the exception of hardcore collectors, we’re not particularly big on preserving our hobby’s history – particularly on legacy hardware. Which begs the question: just what do you plan to pass on to your kids? Or will it all be given the boot for the latest augmented-reality smell-o-vision console?