British Film Institute apologises after woman with Asperger’s ‘dragged’ from cinema for laughing

British Film Institute apologises after woman with Asperger’s ‘dragged’ from cinema for laughing

Updated May 01, 2018 11:30:05 External Link: Tamsin Parker’s Force of Habit, about herself and her connection with The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Related Story: Why many women with ‘high-functioning’ autism are left undiagnosed Related Story: My son’s an ‘Aspie!’: How world autism expert missed diagnosis close to …

Children flee cinema after seeing trailer for ‘year’s scariest film’ | Film

Families were forced to flee an Australian cinema when a trailer for a horror film dubbed “the year’s scariest film” was accidentally shown before a school holidays showing of Peter Rabbit. WAtoday reports that the incident occurred an Anzac Day holiday screening of the Beatrix Potter adaptation at Event Cinemas …

Film fans start push for more control over what is screened in regions after cinema snubs Sweet Country

Film fans start push for more control over what is screened in regions after cinema snubs Sweet Country

Posted April 27, 2018 19:12:05 Photo: Film director Warwick Thornton meets fans at a screening of his film Sweet Country in Dubbo. (ABC Western Plains: Claudia Jambor) Related Story: Samson and Delilah director tackles the Western in powerful new film Related Story: Local cast and crew get a preview of …

After 35-Year Ban, First Cinema Opens in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia opened its first cinema to the public in the capital of Riyadh on April 18 after a 35-year ban, according to local reports. Black Panther was the first film to be shown, the country’s General Commission of Audiovisual Media confirmed. North American production company AMC Theatres received the …

George Pell: The pool, the cinema and the cathedral — what we learned at the committal

George Pell: The pool, the cinema and the cathedral — what we learned at the committal

Posted March 30, 2018 08:22:20 Photo: Cardinal George Pell attended all of the hearings accompanied by a friend. (AAP: James Ross) After four weeks in court, Cardinal George Pell’s committal hearing ended on the eve of the most solemn day of the Catholic calendar — Good Friday. He arrived and …

Political correctness ‘stifling Australian cinema’ as indie filmmakers rebound in Adelaide

Political correctness ‘stifling Australian cinema’ as indie filmmakers rebound in Adelaide

Posted March 24, 2018 07:00:00 Photo: The characters in Mike Retter films are typically reflective of suburban reality. (Supplied: Port Film Co-op) Mention the modern-day Australian film industry and you’ll likely elicit a groan as frames of the same actors performing cliché roles, safe plotlines and token ideology flick through …

UK man dies after getting head trapped in cinema seat

UK man dies after getting head trapped in cinema seat

Posted March 22, 2018 11:17:10 Photo: Ambulance crews were called to the StarCity complex in Birmingham, after reports of a patient in cardiac arrest. (Supplied: Daniel Kowalski) A 24-year-old man has died after getting his head stuck under an electronic cinema seat in Birmingham. Photo: Mr Rafiq was retrieving a …