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We’re off to see the lawyers, the wonderful lawyers of Oz. Because because because...?

We’re off to see the lawyers, the wonderful lawyers of Oz. Because because because...?

Hollywood executives who followed the yellow brick road found it ended in legal disputes and unprecedented laws regarding usage of public domain and copyright regulation.

James Franco to the rescue: Hollywood star slams Australian Classification Board

James Franco to the rescue: Hollywood star slams Australian Classification Board

In the wake of Australia's latest film censorship controversy, Hollywood star James Franco has weighed in, slamming the Classification Board.

Lucky he's a Family Guy: how Seth MacFarlane pulled off cake-and-eat-it-too comedy

Lucky he's a Family Guy: how Seth MacFarlane pulled off cake-and-eat-it-too comedy

The notoriously irreverent Seth MacFarlane kept his trademark schtick intact as host of this year's Oscars ceremony, largely thanks to some nifty comedic sleights.

'You've got some f*#king nerve': festival organiser directs award-worthy social media #fail

'You've got some f*#king nerve': festival organiser directs award-worthy social media #fail

This week John Polson, film director and organiser of the world's largest short film festival, created a different kind of production: a bizarre PR debacle on Twitter.

Tropfest winner a cheat? What goes around comes around

Tropfest winner a cheat? What goes around comes around

Once again the winning film at Tropfest has been accused of plagiarism. But this time, the story should never have run in the first place.

In defence of 'the worst film ever': why critics are wrong about Movie 43

In defence of 'the worst film ever': why critics are wrong about Movie 43

Star-studded comedy anthology Movie 43 has received one of the greatest critical shellackings of all time. Here's how we got to this point -- and why reviewers have gone too far.

On Twitter, celebrities say the darndest things. Or, the award for worst use of the platform goes to...

On Twitter, celebrities say the darndest things. Or, the award for worst use of the platform goes to...

Celebrities can be guaranteed a huge following on Twitter. But nobody can be guaranteed they'll make any sense. Here are a handful of Hollywood's worst offenders.

In <em>Flight</em> entertainment: exploring alcoholism in film and the 'character' of on-screen addiction

In Flight entertainment: exploring alcoholism in film and the 'character' of on-screen addiction

A dramatic detour from veteran middle of the road director Robert Zemeckis leads to one of cinema's richest and most nuanced portrayals of a functioning alcoholic, thanks largely to a terrific performance from Denzel Washington.

Jolted into the fourth dimension: test driving 4D Dynamic Cinema

Jolted into the fourth dimension: test driving 4D Dynamic Cinema

My plans for a peaceful long weekend were dealt a deathblow when I saw a sign on the street that read "4D Dynamic Cinema". I wandered in to take a look. This is my story.

Parallax Podcast Oscars special: the 2013 Best Picture nominees

Parallax Podcast Oscars special: the 2013 Best Picture nominees

Back with a bang! In the first episode of The Parallax Podcast for 2013, myself and co-host and Rich Haridy race through the nine feature films nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award. Which film will win? Which should win? And does Martin Lawrence appear in any of them?