We all know about the great war it took to try and get tickets to the Australian leg of the Taylor Swift Eras Tour. Many of us tried, most of us failed, some us were left disappointed.

But with the release of her new film, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, those who missed out can shake that off.

The film, which has been described as a “once-in-a-lifetime concert film experience with a breathtaking, cinematic view of the history-making tour,” has just released been released in Australia. And I can already see the writing on the wall, Swiftmania is about to hit us again.

Dendy Canberra is planning to screen the film for 24 hours straight. Some fans at various HOYTS cinemas around the country even waited in line for 12 hours to be some of the first to watch film.

Event Cinemas and HOYTS recently shared that the concert film will be coming to local cinemas next month, and Palace, Village and many other cinema chains plan on showing Swift’s film to the Aussie masses. 

Swift, a cultural icon known for shattering records left, right and centre, even had to open the film in North America and Canada a day early to cope with the ‘unprecedented’ demand. 

The film’s distributor AMC released a statement announcing that global ticket has already banked the singer $100 million. This means it has just become the most profitable concert film in history even before its release.

Predictions have also suggested the film is also looking to make at least ten million dollars at the Australian box office alone, a huge number.

The film’s smashing success comes off the back of her ongoing 146-date tour which will run through to November 2024. The hugely successful tour is currently on track to be the first tour to have $1 billion dollars in ticket sales.

The success of the film also comes following the news that Swift will be making her feature directorial debut based on a screenplay that she wrote. And quite frankly, I don’t know how this woman has time. Or whether she secretly has Hermione Granger’s time turner from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Regardless, the “Shake It Off” singer has said that “singing and dancing” is widely “encouraged” whilst watching the film. And with the film being released at all leading cinemas around the country, please go and book a ticket, I’ll see you there.

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