Film Review

  • 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: 1378

  • 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: 972

  • 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: 1331

  • 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: 3219

  • 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: 1478

  • 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: 1598

  • Divergent – Review

    Young adult fiction is the latest cash cow in Hollywood, thanks to the Twilight and Hunger Games series. If Catching fire has left you wanting more, Divergent, adapted from the books by Veronica Roth. might just fill the void.

    April 10, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 1015

  • Tracks – Review

    I would usually avoid the word endearing in a film review but this time around it clearly suits my purpose. Tracks, a film directed by John Curran, covers the extraordinary trek by Robyn Davidson (played by Mia Wasikowska) across

    March 27, 2014 • Film, What's On • Views: 890

  • 20 Feet From Stardom – Review

    20 Feet From Stardom looks at the work and lives of ‘backing’ singers gives fascinating glimpse into an under-appreciated profession in entertainment. The thrust of the documentary is interviews with very likable and

    November 28, 2013 • Film, What's On • Views: 962

  • Coming soon – Jackpot

    Released 13 September at Rialto Cinemas Based on a story from best-selling author Jo Nesbø, comes this snappy, dark festive Norwegian comedy. Set near the Norway – Sweden boarder Oscar Svendsen wakes up in the aftermath

    September 4, 2012 • Film • Views: 1391