Star Wars: The Force Awakens passes $2bn at global box office

Simon Brew News
Feb 8, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes only the third film ever to take $2bn at the box office. It won't be toppling Avatar, though.

Star Wars unlikely to topple Avatar as biggest movie of all time

Simon Brew News
Jan 14, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will bring in over $2bn at the global box office - but it's now unlikely to topple James Cameron's Avatar...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office latest

Simon Brew News
Jan 4, 2016

Star Wars continues to break records, as it zeroes in on Avatar's box office take...

Raise The Titanic and its $5m replica liner

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 22, 2015

The thriller Raise The Titanic was a $40m flop in 1980, its model Titanic alone costing millions. Ryan charts the replica's sad history...

Should cinemas have switched to digital?

Jordan Adcock Feature
Aug 21, 2015

Digital projection is meaning cleaner and more stable pictures on the big screen.

26 incredibly arduous film productions

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Jul 31, 2015

Script rewrites. Exacting directors. Terrible twists of fate. We look back through the ages to bring you 26 nightmarish film shoots…

Why True Lies 2 never happened

Simon Brew Feature
Feb 4, 2015

James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger scored a big hit with True Lies. And yet, despite rumours, they never made True Lies 2...

Avatar 2 delayed by a year

Simon Brew News
Jan 15, 2015

James Cameron reveals that the Avatar sequels have been delayed, and that Avatar 2 won't be with us until December 2017.

The top 50 assholes in cinema

Andrew Blair Odd List
Apr 25, 2014

They're despicable, smug and downright unpleasant. Andrew lines up his pick of 50 biggest unpleasant, sometimes heroic folk in cinema...

The James Clayton Column: Little Hobbits and long movies

James Clayton Feature
Dec 13, 2013

The arrival of Peter Jackson's latest Hobbit film leaves James thinking about long movies, and argues that they're not always a bad thing...