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  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri has heart and plenty of guts

    A lot of movies can be a bit like candy floss – fun at the time but they quickly dissolve into nothing. However, the latest from writer-director Martin McDonagh (Seven Psychopaths and In Bruges) delivers what a great movie

    December 10, 2017 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 147

  • Blair Witch Review

    Last night I watched the Blair Witch franchise return in this new modern take on the found-footage scare fest. So, is it any good? Can it hold up to the original 1999 hit? Well, for starters it made me jump so unexpectedly and

    September 17, 2016 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 487

  • Turbo Kid NZIFF Review

    Turbo Kid follows a young orphan scavenger in a post apocalyptic 1997. He has survived this baron environment by trading various items for water. The Kid’s one escape from this nightmarish world is comic books, and his comic

    July 24, 2015 • Film, NZIFF, Video • Views: 1177

  • Calvary Review

    “There’s no point in killing a bad priest,” says a voice from the dark in Calvary’s opening scene. “But killing a good one? That’d be a shock.” Equal parts diverting, disturbing and thought-provoking,

    October 24, 2014 • Film, Video, What's On • Views: 872

  • The Butler – Review

    The Butler is a historical drama directed by Lee Daniels and written by Danny Strong which is loosely inpired by the real life story of Eugene Allen. Forrest Whitaker plays Cecil Gaines, an African- American who eyewitnesses

    November 7, 2013 • Film, What's On • Views: 646