TV & Movies
Jen Vuk 2:27pm Free TV has every right to grow and mould its business model but the cons of these proposals for those of us with young children aren’t insubstantial.
Rob Lowing We review the films your kids and teens will be begging you to see this month and let you in on all the family-friendly details you need to know in advance.
Livia Gamble Warner Bros. have announced they are making a feature-length, animated 'Adventure Time' movie.
Katie Carlin Just when you thought you couldn’t wait any longer, Disney has unveiled their first Frozen Fever trailer.
Michael Idato A fan-made film based on the successful Power Rangers films and television series has drawn the ire of Saban Brands, the Hollywood company that owns the franchise.
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch sent a heartfelt letter to be read out at the funeral of a 14-year-old fan.
Livia Gamble Take a look at Marvel's hidden superhero.
Julie Andrews tribute
Michael Koziol The Academy Awards can sometimes plod along to a fairly predictable script. But when Lady Gaga is involved, predictable is out of the equation.
Livia Gamble Titled 'House of Bricks', the parody is loosely modelled around the 'Three Little Pigs' nursery rhyme – with one twist.
If you haven't seen the classic '90s sleepover flick, treat yourself this weekend.
Livia Gamble The question: why aren't there more female superheroes has been asked many times before.
Katie Carlin It is the question on every Frozen fan’s lips. Will we be getting a sequel? Yes, if the stars of the hit film have their way.
Brian Truitt Superman needs his own Joker, too.
Livia Gamble According to one viewers spiders should be feared and not befriended.
Rachel Clun With just six weeks until the release of Cinderella, Disney have released yet another trailer which hints at plenty of romance, trouble, and a new twist.
Livia Gamble Following its success, Studiocanal is in talks about a Paddington sequel after the Peruvian bear made over US$200 million to-date at the box office worldwide.
Brian Truitt Spider-Man has featured in the comic books, but now he'll be teaming with Iron Man and Captain America in the movies.
Livia Gamble Genie might have been freed from his lamp but Disney has kept the Aladdin movie locked in their vault for approximately seven years.
Livia Gamble After years of longing for more female superheroes Marvel have announced a new group of “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes”.
Livia Gamble Wiig performed an incredible dance routine alongside dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler as part of Sia's live performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Livia Gamble Two school boys have officially ended their relationship with Peppa Pig after they wrote and published a song about falling out of love with the famous pig.
Rick Bentley The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is funny enough to captivate youngsters and their parents (or grandparents).
Livia Gamble Good news, depending on how you look at it, Frozen is back and they have a new song.
Livia Gamble Directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and starring George Clooney, the 30-second trailer is similar to the first and leaves you wanting more.
Mary Ward Elena of Avalor is Disney's first Latin American princess.
Mary Ward Parents of teens, book in a trip to the movies this March.
Rob Lowing Here is everything you need to know about the movies your kids and teens will be begging you to see this month.
Rachel Clun On being Peppa Pig: "We’d be besties in real life."
Livia Gamble A 'Ghostbusters' reboot is in the works with an all-female cast but the question on everyone’s mind is who will be playing the ghost-busting foursome?
Livia Gamble Fox Animation secured the rights for the Mr Men franchise and plan to produce a series of movies.
Livia Gamble Magazines aren't the only ones guilty of a photoshop fail.
Livia Gamble The cast of 'Full House' reunited over the weekend and performed their own rendition of the theme song.
Actress Emma Watson is set to receive a makeover as a Disney princess after landing the role of Belle in the upcoming remake of Beauty and the Beast.
Elana Benjamin In the 48 hours since I took my kids to see Paper Planes, our home has been converted into a Reflex paper airport – without a control tower.
Livia Gamble In preparation for a new deluxe edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry, Hermione, Ron, Draco and Hagrid have all been given a new look.
Age of Ultron
A new trailer for Joss Whedon’s hotly anticipated Avengers sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron, landed overnight and it looks set to be a much darker instalment.
Rachel Clun From Cinderella to the latest Star Wars instalment, there's something for everyone among this rundown of upcoming Disney movie adventures.
Livia Gamble Princess movies aren't new, so why is it that millions of pre-schoolers just can’t let Frozen go?
Livia Gamble Based on Charles Schulz comic strip, 'The Peanuts Movie' is scheduled for the big screen in November, 2016.
Livia Gamble Disney has released an official "sneak peek" trailer of their live-action Cinderella movie.
Stephanie Merry Fans of the Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods were fairly horrified about a Disney-produced movie adaptation. Imaginations ran wild at the prospect of what might get cut from the original, an intricate fable that thumbed its nose at "happily ever after" and embraced the grimmest of Grimm's fairy tales.
Rachel Clun Oh dear, Disney. The fairytale powerhouse Disney has tried to spread some magic about its latest movie, Cinderella, but instead it managed to get the internet talking about Cinderella's waist.
Livia Gamble A 10-year-old newcomer has cast in Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's BFG.
Livia Gamble A new study has declared kids' movies to be “rife with death and destruction”.
As the cartoon sitcom celebrates its quarter century this week, Michael Hogan offers some surprising facts about the show.
Jill Serjeant Forget the curly red hair and Depression-era orphans, the hit musical Annie moves firmly into the 21st century in a new film version.
Livia Gamble In a new short essay published on the Pottermore website Rowling said she feels guilty about killing off this character.
Melissa Jenkins Here is a roll call of some very different festive films to watch on television or rent out this year.
Livia Gamble A little girl has made her feelings for Gaston from Beauty and the Beast very clear after a trip to Disney World.
Rob Lowing Great news, Australian families. Eighteen high-profile films release these holidays, which means something for nearly every age group.
Sarah Thomas It was a glamorous swirl of chiffon and sequins on the red carpet at the Paddington premiere on Sunday morning - but with a difference.
He has solved cases as Sherlock Holmes, been exiled as Julian Assange and saved Britain from the Nazis as Alan Turing, but British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is not done playing the hero as Marvel announced Thursday he will star as Doctor Strange.
Shaza Barbar As the highest grossing animated feature of all time, just about everyone has seen Disney's film Frozen, as well as every Youtube cover of the film's popular songs.
They may be superstars, award winners and every teenage girl's dream date, yet Five Seconds of Summer had to check with their parents before they went out on tour with One Direction.
For those hoards of fans whose appetite for Frozen certainly hasn't melted, there's some good news.
Michael Idato The world's first glimpse of the new Star Wars film, episode seven in the long-running saga, and the first from Star Trek reboot director J.J. Abrams, was released over the weekend.
Livia Gamble The first trailer for Joe Wright’s 'Pan' has been released.
NEHA PRAKASH It's back, and it's bigger than ever.
Livia Gamble DreamWorks have released the second full-length trailer for their latest release Home.
Roger Moore "Penguins of Madagascar" is as "cute and cuddly" as ever, and often downright hilarious.