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Promo art for the Australian comedy film The Breaker Upperers

Given that we can almost outsource every chore, errand, and activity that comes our way, it only makes sense that the unfortunate responsibility that is breaking up with someone be a lucrative business too. Enter The Breaker Upperers, a duo of frozen-hearted, screwed-over singletons who appear more than happy to break the heart of someone else’s …

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Cher in a still from musical sequel Mamma Mia Here We Go Again

Cher has revealed the tracklist for her new album of ABBA covers. The singer announced on the publicity trail for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again that she’d recorded the album after her time on the film. “After I did ‘Fernando,’ I thought it would really be fun to do an album of ABBA songs, …

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Still of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody

A full-length trailer for the long-awaited biopic of rock band Queen and frontman Freddie Mercury has been unveiled. Rami Malek, the star of TV series Mr. Robot, is playing the charismatic Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, set to hit screens in November. The film takes place over the course of 15 years, from the band’s formation …

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Scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of her role in upcoming drama film Rub & Tug after backlash over her playing a transgender character. The actor was set to play crime kingpin Dante “Tex” Gill, who was born Lois Jean Gill but identified as a man. Gill operated his massage parlors as fronts for prostitution in …

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch origin of love

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell dared to do what no one else would – tell the story of an East German punk-rock singer and her botched sex change operation. Originally a musical, the film Hedwig and the Angry Inch was released a few years later to critical acclaim and quickly achieved cult status within …

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Scarlett johansson

Actress Scarlett Johansson has faced a backlash for her role as crime kingpin and massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill in upcoming drama Rub & Tug. The film will follow Gill’s successful chain of massage parlors that were fronts for sex work and his encounters with the mob in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1970s and …

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Elle Fanning in movie still from Mary Shelley about famous Frankenstein author

Headlined by actress Elle Fanning, directed by Saudi Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour (the female helmer behind the coming-of-age tale Wajdja) and written by Brisbane talent Emma Jensen, Mary Shelley is a suitably female-driven production detailing the origins of its titular subject’s greatest work – Frankenstein. As horrific as Shelley’s prose are, as well as the …

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A beautifully crafted film that is sure to break your heart in the process, Disobedience honestly and respectfully explores forbidden love, one’s own faith, and the notion of free will. When news travels to New York-based photographer Rhonit (Rachel Weisz) that her long-estranged father Rav Krushka, a beloved leader of an Orthodox Jewish congregation in …

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Ideal Home

Director Andrew Fleming has had nothing if not a varied career behind the camera. From the hetero/homosexual love triangle that was at the basis of 1994’s romp Threesome to the fantastical horror of The Craft – with a slew of episodic TV work with Younger and New Girl thrown in for good measure – the …

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Bohemian Rhapsody Rami Malek

The first teaser trailer for the long-awaited biopic of rock band Queen and frontman Freddie Mercury has been released. Rami Malek, the star of TV series Mr. Robot, plays the charismatic Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, set to hit screens later this year. The film, which will be released 27 years after Mercury’s death, is described …

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