Film Review

  • Love, Rosie Review

    Fans of Cecilia Ahern’s books (PS I Love You, IF You Could See Me Now) will no doubt be familiar with her trademark style of whimsical love stories incorporating plenty of humour and generally a happy ending. The latest film

    October 20, 2014 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 1418

  • Freedom Film Review

    Peter Cousens directs a very strong and compelling Freedom in which award-winning Cuba Gooding Jr plays the ill-at-ease and guarded character of Samuel Woodward. A raw and engaging drama, the audience is launched right into the

    October 1, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1747

  • Hip Hop-eration Review

    Hip Hop-eration is a heartwarming and hilarious Kiwi documentary which is full of as much uplifting jubilance as it is heartfelt and tear jerking monologues. The stars are a group of eccentric, funny and loveable Waiheke Island

    September 27, 2014 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 3087

  • The Lunchbox Review

    Saajan (Irrfan Khan) is a lonely widower going through the motions of everyday life in modern India. His sleepy eyes gaze across his insurance desk as file after file gets processed exactly the same way he has done it for the

    September 17, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 963

  • 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: 1463

  • 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: 1038

  • Magic in the Moonlight

    Directed and written by Woody Allen, Magic in the Moonlight rotates around Stanley, a rational man who believes in rational things, who’s sent to debunk a self-professed clairvoyant in the Cote D’Azur on the French Riviera.

    August 13, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1401

  • Time Is Illmatic – Review NZIFF

    Illmatic  was released 20 years ago, and is considered a hip hop classic. Time Is Illmatic is the film about this influential record and it’s creator, Nas. It’s more than just a music-documentary, it is a look at

    July 30, 2014 • Film, NZIFF, What's On • Views: 3314

  • Locke-Review-NZIFF

    Tom Hardy plays Ivan Locke a man whose life revolves around concrete, his wife and his sons. However on the night we meet him in Steven Knights ‘Locke’ he has made a decision which will change his life forever. Ivan

    July 20, 2014 • Film, NZIFF, What's On • Views: 1566

  • Parer’s War – Film Reivew

    Parer’s War is a biopic of Damian Parer, an Australian frontline photographer and filmographer of WWII. It’s a moving and revealing depiction of the realities of the war in the Pacific, and its perception ‘back home’ by

    July 10, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1699