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  • Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express delivers a classy, fun vintage whodunnit

    Kenneth Branagh brings Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective back to the big screen in the delightfully fun and classy whodunnit Murder on the Orient Express. We meet the infamous Hercule Poitot immediately, complete with

    November 7, 2017 • Film, What's On • Views: 785

  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is a compelling tale for change

    An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is the follow-up to former Vice President Al Gore’s 2006 Oscar-winning, global warming eye opener An Inconvenient Truth. As with the first documentary, we see Al Gore presenting the

    August 19, 2017 • Film, What's On • Views: 447

  • The Magnificent Seven Review

    Remaking a popular classic is always a bit hit or miss. There have been some major successes – think Oceans Eleven or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Films which have introduced new audiences to exciting and celebrated

    September 26, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 435

  • Captain Fantastic review

    Captain Fantastic tells the story of Ben Cash who has been raising his six children off the grid alongside his wife until she was hospitalized a few months earlier. The kids range from little preschoolers to almost grown and they

    September 23, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 424

  • The Shallows review

    The Shallows is a story about a girl and a shark. No, it’s not the latest cross-species rom-com but a survival horror thriller. It begins with grieving medical student, Nancy (Blake Lively), who’s recently lost her mum to

    August 12, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 917

  • The Big Short Review

    The Big Short covers the events of the 2007-08 financial crisis, which was basically the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The film kicks off with Hedge fund manager and all round numbers genius

    January 14, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 870

  • Housebound Film Review

    Housebound is the latest in Kiwi films getting international acclaim. The film screened at NZIFF and created quiet the buzz! The story follows Kylie, Morgana O’Reilly, who, after a failed bank robbery,  is put under house

    September 4, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1125

  • Before I Go To Sleep Review

    Based on the novel by S.J. Watson Before I Go To Sleep is a psychological thriller that hits NZ screens this week. The film is directed by Rowan Joffe and stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth. Now the pairing of Nicole Kidman and

    September 4, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 775

  • Cuban Fury – Review

    Cuban Fury sees Nick Frost of Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and The Worlds End fame don a frilly shirt and get funky on the dance floor. This Salsa comedy follows Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost), who at the age of 13 was a dancing

    March 20, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 786