Film review NZ

  • Game Night is a safe bet

    Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams) are ultra-competitive people who meet and fall in love at their local pub quiz. Their obsession with gaming and quizzes continues into their married life as they hold a game night

    February 22, 2018 • Film, What's On • Views: 914

  • Wish I Was Here Review

    Usually a film will win you over, leave you cold, or impart nothing more than a sense of having seen it before. Not so for Wish I Was Here, the latest creative production from Zach Braff, he of Scrubs and Garden State fame. The

    September 9, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1318

  • The Last Saint Review

    The Last Saint is a dark look at the world of gangsters and the ‘P’ (Methamphetamine) culture that is so sadly abundant in Auckland city. Writer/director Rene Naufahu brings us the fictional story of Auckland

    August 17, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 3097

  • The Double-Review-NZIFF

    The Double is a comedy twist on the traditional film noir from director, writer and actor Richard Ayoade. Simon James (Jessie Eisenberg) lives a meek existence, reserved, largely ignored and seemingly unrecognisable to the point

    July 27, 2014 • Film, NZIFF, What's On • Views: 1692

  • Dallas Buyers Club – Review

    Jean-Marc Vallée’s  film Dallas Buyers Club has not only got an excellent cast in Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto, but it also features an incredible true story of human strength and survival. Set in

    February 23, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1260

  • Are We Officially Dating- Review

    Trying to find the perfect balance between sweet romance and shock-value humour isn’t easy. There’s a reason more movies don’t attempt to blend the two. While it isn’t completely successful, Are We Officially Dating is at

    February 10, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1115

  • Night Train To Lisbon – Review

    Night Train to Lisbon is adapted from a German philosophical novel of the same name, and while picturesque and superbly acted, it seems there was little to gain by developing it for the big screen. The film is a philosophical

    December 4, 2013 • Film, What's On • Views: 1134

  • Gravity – Review

    The opening shots of Gravity are spectacular and breathtaking. I definitely mouthed wow during the first 10 minutes of the film. Add to that some successful, and not over the top 3D, and you have a film that the cinema and IMAX

    October 1, 2013 • Film, What's On • Views: 995

  • Jobs – Review

    Directed by Joshua Michael Stern, Jobs is the Biopic of  the man behind Apple computers and the iPod. Mr Steve Jobs. This film starts with Aston Kutcher heavily made up to look like an older Jobs, while unveiling the ipod in

    August 21, 2013 • Film, What's On • Views: 968