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The films to look forward to from Toronto International Film Festival
Mini-reviews from our TIFF team, as well as more reactions from the festival.
Family-friendly drag high school musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Sugary-sweet musical for all ages proves drag has made it mainstream.
Let kids experience a bit of fear with spooky Netflix horror Nightbooks
Krysten Ritter’s performance is so hammy it belongs on the deli menu.
10 more supreme films added to NZIFF 2021
These include a Cannes hit, a grisly Sundance horror, and an animated film about a puppy.
What to watch on Neon, Netflix, and other streaming services right now
With all this time on your hands, check out the best new arrivals to streaming.
BBC’s submarine mystery thriller Vigil to stream soon in New Zealand
“It’s engrossing stuff and brilliantly made.”
Reservation Dogs is a genuine and funny portrayal of small-town Indigenous life
Native American Sterlin Harjo and Aotearoa’s Taika Waititi have created something epic.
Scenes from a Marriage and the electric chemistry of Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac
It’s as much about acting and performance as marriage, love, infidelity, or family.
Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog will open Whānau Mārama NZIFF 2021
The news comes mere days after Campion’s Best Director win at Venice.
Jeff Daniels looks to follow in Mare of Easttown’s footsteps with American Rust
A highly medicated police chief gets mixed up in a murder in new drama series.
How to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori on Neon, TVNZ and other streaming services
It’s never been a better (or easier) time to indulge in te reo Māori.
Jane Campion wins Best Director at Venice Film Fest for The Power of the Dog
Campion and her film catapult into early frontrunner status for the Oscars.
The top 20 thrillers on Netflix
Twenty films streaming now, guaranteed to deliver all sorts of thrills.
The Matrix Resurrections trailer has broken the internet: here’s the best reactions
How excited should we be? Is Yahya playing Morpheus? Just how deep does the rabbit hole go?
Erotic thriller The Voyeurs is deliberately melodramatic, gleefully silly, and fabulously schlocky
Go into The Voyeurs blind—this is something that needs to be seen to be believed.
Where to watch epic sci-fi series Foundation in New Zealand
Time will tell if this sci-fi can fulfil its epic potential.
A dozen feature-length films from Aotearoa announced for NZIFF 2021
Eight documentaries, two dramas and two retrospective films will screen.
Where to watch peeping tom erotic thriller The Voyeurs
Fancy a peep?
Huzzah! A second season of The Great is on the way
The Great is back for more after 2020’s impressive, hilarious and shocking first season.
Netflix’s Q-Force is here and queer, proudly doing the spy genre its own way
Fast-paced, it doesn’t let a single frame go without at least one gag.
What we know so far about the NZ release of Yellowstone: Season 4
Yellowstone knows how to leave audiences holding on by the fingernails…