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Movie theatres are a nightmare. They're expensive, they're loud -- but most importantly, I can't start and stop the movie. At home, I rarely make it through a movie without pausing at least once for a snack refill and a bathroom break. That alone makes home rental better than the theatre. One thing would change my mind: Intermissions at the theatre.

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On your mark, get set, watch that iTunes movie rental! iTunes has better, or at least newer, options than streaming services, but the cost for a rental isn't just monetary -- it's temporal, too. iTunes rentals last 30 days, but once you click "play", a tighter countdown begins.

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It's that time again. The new TV season is upon us, and as usual there are a bevy of returning shows and premieres to fill our evenings. With a list that daunting, we've taken it upon ourselves to gather together all the information you will need to make smart decisions about all the time you're about to spend watching TV.

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You know the drill when it comes to aeroplane etiquette. Keep your bags stowed in your overhead bin, fasten your seatbelts, and practice some mindfulness after getting out of the way for yet another bathroom run. Sure, after takeoff you'll be able to use your devices, but if you've only got your smartphone on you, or want to help your child watch a flick hands-free, watching a film with your neck arched downward for a few hours may become uncomfortable. Luckily, all you need to fix your ergonomic issues is a ziploc bag and some wireless headphones.

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If you're old enough to remember Vanilla Ice and snap-on armbands, you'll probably be pleased by the many throwbacks coming to US Netflix next month. Watch Vincent Vega plunge a syringe into Mia Wallace in Pulp Fiction! Or a refrigerator lurch after Sarah Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream! Wow, the '90s were dark.

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This week, the third instalment of 20th Century Fox's Planet of the Apes reboot finally swung into Australian cinemas. If you've been feeling jaded by the endless parade of superhero blockbusters, we recommend giving War For The Planet Of The Apes a shot: it's not perfect, but damn if it doesn't get you in the feels. (For a movie that primarily stars talking chimpanzees, that's quite a feat.)

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Christopher Nolan's relentless World War II drama Dunkirk< is in theatres this weekend, telling a fictional story of the very real British defeat against Nazi Germany in France and subsequent retreat from Europe at the start of the war. Here's the history behind what you see, and what you don't see in Dunkirk.

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Comic Con is ostensibly a comic book convention. In reality, it's the place where Hollywood drops new trailers for genre TV shows and movies. Here is the cream of this year's crop: from Netflix's Stranger Things 2 to Marvel Studios' Thor: Ragnarok.