Jennifer Lawrence, bless her, may have missed out on an Oscar, but her goofy escapades at the awards ceremony meant she earned almost as much column inches as the winners. The film she was up for this year, American Hustle (due on DVD here in May), ended up being the biggest loser at this year’s event, despite receiving 10 nominations. However, J-Law fans can look forward this month to the release of her blockbuster smash Hunger Games: Catching Fire. You can read all about it in this month’s STACK, which is due in –store at JB Hi-Fi on Friday.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire isn’t actually out for a couple weeks yet, so our focus online this week is Thor: The Dark World. As well as the interview with Natalie Portman which appears in the print edition, this week we have also have uploaded Q&As with her other female co-stars of the comic book extravaganza, Kat Denning and Jaimie Alexander. Other exclusive online content this week includes reviews of the Blu-ray reissues of Witness and Wolf Creek, plus the final season of Treme and the reissue of the Morrissey classic Your Arsenal.
Game of the Month: LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII
There’s little doubt that the Final Fantasy franchise has grown a little stagnant over the last generation of consoles. Each new release is generally greeted with a wave of acerbic criticism, and this has certainly been the case with the first two releases in the Final Fantasy XIII series...