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Elvis tops the Australian box office, thank you very much
Baz Luhrmann's Elvis took the number-one slot in Oz but the US release is poised between joy and disappointment.
Lightyear fails to create a buzz for Pixar
Fearful producers could think that Pixar is damaging its brand by streaming and thereby losing glamour ... but reviews have…
Jurassic World: Dominion makes double its budget in week one
The latest dino film took $558m globally in week one, but sits just behind Top Gun: Maverick's opening haul at…
Top Gun: Maverick takes $32.7m across Australia
The new Tom Cruise blockbuster is dominating at the Australian and global box offices.
Top Gun: Maverick hits mach speed at the box office
Older audiences are leading the sortie into cinemas for Top Gun but people born this century are buzzing the tower…
How to Please a Woman makes nearly a million in opening week
Renee Webster's Australian sex comedy has overcome performance anxiety, launching successfully in tough conditions.
Election 2022: Australian film and TV – what the pollies promise the screen industry
As the Coalition, Labor and Greens face the polls, the notion of national culture and diverse storytelling could be disappearing…
Dr Strange takes all-comers at the Australian box office
Indigenous Western The Drover's Wife faces off against the might of Hollywood – good thing they have different audiences.
Downton delivers during box office downturn
Are older audiences finally returning to the cinema? Well, look, it's complicated.
Sonic outsmarts Dumbledore in the Anzac box office battle
The kids rolled into the cinemas, allowing Sonic the Hedgehog and The Bad Guys to pick up the Easter slack.