We've all been there. You get on a plane, determined to work or read a book or even just sleep, yet somehow instead you spend hours of your travel time entranced by the movie on your neighbour's screen. Entranced and mystified, trying to catch as much as you can without asking your neighbour to share their headphones.
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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.
In the latest episode of Rick & Morty alternative The Simpsons, guest star Alison Bechdel describes her famous Bechdel test for films: Do two female characters have at least one conversation that's not about a man? Marge immediately brings up Homer, provoking Bechdel's FAIL animation, shown here in handy exploitable form:
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.
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.
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.
Today, Disney announced it plans to pull all of its content from Netflix to start a Disney-only streaming service. There are currently 2681 movies in Australia’s Netflix library. Searching for ‘Disney’ leaves you with 53. We ranked every single one of them.
You shouldn't have to fuss with trivial details when you're writing the next great screenplay. That's why top writing talent like JJ Abrams, James Cameron, and Aaron Sorkin use Final Draft 10 to turn their ideas into award-winning hits.
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.)
It's still cold outside, so we're spending more time cozying up indoors. That means more time for catching up on Netflix! We've figured out efficient ways to binge watch television shows -- now all that's left is figuring out what to watch.
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.