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Mortal Kombat Dominates Opening Weekend

Mortal Kombat Dominates Opening Weekend
Following a successful press tour with Australian cast Josh Lawson, Sisi Stringer and Director Simon McQuoid with Premiere events staged around the country, Mortal Kombat has flown out of the gates earning $4.07m including early sneaks on Wednesday evening making it the #1 opener this week. This sensational number represents the 2nd biggest R rated opening of all time in Australia behind 2014’s The Wolf of Wall St ($5.13m) and beating Eyes Wide Shut ($2.55m), The Hateful Eight ($2.42m) and Kill Bill Vol.1 ($2.26m). The film also had a whopping 44% market share. Mortal Kombat has seen an incredible response from fans all over the world sharing positive reactions across the board. MKAU was also lucky enough to have the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sisi Stringer who plays Mileena in the new Mortal Kombat Movie. You can listen to our interview below on Spotify.   Filmed entirely ...

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – Official Trailer Released

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – Official Trailer Released
Warner Bros. Pictures have released the first official trailer for THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT . “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” reveals a chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense. Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson return to star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, under the direction of Michael Chaves (“The Curse of La Llorona”). The film also stars Ruairi O’Connor (Starz’ “The Spanish Princess”), Sarah Catherine Hook (Hulu’s “Monsterland”) and Julian Hilliard (the series “Penny Dreadful: city of Angels” and ...

Fast & Furious 9: New Trailer Released – In Cinemas June 2021

Fast & Furious 9: New Trailer Released – In Cinemas June 2021
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2021, the highly anticipated next chapter in the beloved franchise starring Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster and newcomer to the franchise – John Cena – hits Australian cinemas June 17. No matter how fast you are, no one outruns their past. 2021 is the time for F9, the ninth chapter in the saga that has endured for almost two decades and has earned more than $5 billion around the world. Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most. His crew joins together to stop a ...

Trailer & First Look At “Those Who Wish Me Dead” Starring Angelina Jolie

Trailer & First Look At “Those Who Wish Me Dead” Starring Angelina Jolie
Oscar winner Jolie (“Girl, Interrupted,” the “Maleficent” films) stars as Hannah, a smoke jumper still reeling from the loss of three lives she failed to save from a fire when she comes across a traumatized 12-year-old boy with nowhere else to turn. The film also stars Nicholas Hoult (the “X-Men” films), Finn Little (“Reckoning”, “Storm Boy”), Aiden Gillen (“Game of Thrones,” “Peaky Blinders”), Medina Senghore (“Happy!”), Tyler Perry (“Vice,” “Gone Girl”), Jake Weber (“Midway,” “Homeland”), and Jon Bernthal (“Ford v Ferrari,” “Wind River”). Oscar nominee Sheridan (“Hell or High Water,” “Wind River”) directed from a screenplay by Michael Koryta and Charles Leavitt and Sheridan, based on the book by Koryta. Steven Zaillian, Garrett Basch, Aaron L. Gilbert, Kevin Turen and Sheridan produced, with Steven Thibault, Ashley Levinson, Andria Spring, Jason Cloth, Richard McConnell, Kathryn Dean, Michael Friedman, Daria Cercek and Celia Khong executive producing. The director’s behind-the-scenes creative team included his “Wind River” ...

The Suicide Squad – Official Trailer Debut

The Suicide Squad – Official Trailer Debut
From writer/director James Gunn comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure “The Suicide Squad,” featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup. Welcome to hell—a.k.a. Belle Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to get out—even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X. Today’s do-or-die assignment? Assemble a collection of cons, including Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Captain Boomerang, Ratcatcher 2, Savant, King Shark, Blackguard, Javelin and everyone’s favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. Then arm them heavily and drop them (literally) on the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. Trekking through a jungle teeming with militant adversaries and guerrilla forces at every turn, the Squad is on a search-and-destroy ...

Buy Or Rent Your New Favourite Films For Less During Movie Frenzy

Buy Or Rent Your New Favourite Films For Less During Movie Frenzy
We’re slowly starting to notice the days getting longer and the nights that little bit cooler. We’ve exhausted all our energy and savings on the summer now gone, so why not kick back, snuggle up, and spend the night in with your nearest and dearest because this Friday marks the start of Movie Frenzy; a digital movie marathon that boasts the most highly anticipated movie releases and classic hits at low prices to either rent or buy. Following on from the success of previous Movie Frenzy events, the week-long offering (Friday 5th March – Thursday 11th March) includes newly released blockbusters and award-winning movies to buy or rent with no subscription required. All titles are available across a variety of digital platforms including the Apple TV app, Google Play, Fetch, Foxtel ...

New Data Reveals What Movies & Shows Aussies Were Renting & Buying Amidst The Pandemic

New Data Reveals What Movies & Shows Aussies Were Renting & Buying Amidst The Pandemic
The Australian Home Entertainment Distributors Association (AHEDA) reveals the most-watched and best-selling movie and television titles for 2020, uncovering new home entertainment consumption trends aligned with the impact of COVID-19. When Australia’s population was looking for a welcome distraction in their homes amidst 2020, the consumption of home entertainment reached an all-time high during the peak of the pandemic. With a wide breadth of titles and easy access to multiple platforms, it’s little wonder that in April digital purchase reached +55% and in May +29%. Digital rental followed a similar trend; in April it was +49% and May saw +43%. Furthermore, Amazon Prime Video launched its service to buy and rent movies and TV in May, expanding the competitive landscape beyond Apple TV, Google Play, Foxtel Store, YouTube, Telstra Box Office and Fetch, in addition to gaming platforms such as PlayStation and Xbox. Jim Batchelor, Chairman, AHEDA said: “Australian consumers clearly embraced the ...

Mortal Kombat Official Trailer Launch – In Australian Cinemas On 15th April 2021

Mortal Kombat Official Trailer Launch – In Australian Cinemas On 15th April 2021
From New Line Cinema comes the explosive new cinematic adventure “Mortal Kombat,” inspired by the blockbuster video game franchise, which most recently enjoyed the most successful video game launch in its history, Mortal Kombat 11. The film is helmed by award-winning Australian commercial filmmaker Simon McQuoid, marking his feature directorial debut, and produced by James Wan (“The Conjuring” universe films, “Aquaman,”), Todd Garner (“Into the Storm,” “Tag”), McQuoid and E. Bennett Walsh (“Men in Black: International,” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”). The diverse international cast reflects the global nature of the brand, with talent spanning the worlds of film, television and martial arts. The ensemble includes Lewis Tan (“Deadpool 2,” Netflix’s “Wu Assassins”) as Cole Young; Jessica McNamee (“The Meg”) as Sonya Blade; Josh Lawson (“Bombshell”) as Kano; Tadanobu Asano (“Midway”) as Lord Raiden; Mehcad ...

Universal Pictures Is Thrilled To Unveil The First Look At The New Poster & Trailer For “No Time To Die”

Universal Pictures Is Thrilled To Unveil The First Look At The New Poster & Trailer For “No Time To Die”
The mission that changes everything begins… In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology. CAST: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, with Jeffrey Wright, with Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes as “M”. Also starring Rory Kinnear, Ana de Armas, Dali Benssalah, David Dencik, and Billy Magnussen NO TIME TO DIE – releasing in Australia cinemas on November 12th 2020

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