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Games, soundtracks, books and plenty more gift ideas…
What to watch on Neon, Netflix, and other streaming services right now
Check out the best new arrivals to streaming.
Enjoy some of NZ On Screen’s recent local highlights
Features Lynn of Tawa vs Elton John, contemporary animated Māori comedy, and more.
Peter Jackson’s The Beatles: Get Back is full of priceless moments
Footage offers a candid, unflinching look at the group’s personalities and the creative process.
The best movies and shows coming to Neon this December
And just like that, we get more Sex in the City and the Sex Lives of College Girls.
Revisit the mesmerising films of astonishing auteur Jane Campion
Retracing the career of New Zealand’s outstanding Palme d’Or and Oscar-winning director.
Bruised isn’t quite the knockout that director Halle Berry was aiming for
The first-time director enters the ring for a MMA sports drama.
Let there be carnage indeed: the Venom sequel is sly, sharp and wickedly funny
This is what the first Venom movie should have been: a devilishly different comic book blockbuster that’s very damn funny.
How to watch HBO’s pandemic saga Station Eleven in New Zealand
Is it too soon for a big-budget series about a killer flu pandemic? Or is it the perfect time?
How to watch the final season of The Expanse in New Zealand
Sci-fi saga The Expanse will cease expansion this December.
The best movies and shows coming to Disney+ and Star in December
Tem Morrison stars in a standalone Boba Fett show, plus everything else new in December.
Demons, cults and violence in Hellbound make Netflix’s new Korean sensation worth a look
It’s still a novel luxury to get super violent Korean TV shows at the same time as the rest of the world.
Here’s what to see when Auckland cinemas reopen
Tāmaki Makaurau – we haven’t seen you at the movies for a minute.
NZIFF’s best local short films are now available online
NZ’s Best and Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts are now online.
How to watch Mindy Kaling comedy The Sex Lives of College Girls in NZ
Get ready for Mindy Kaling’s follow-up to coming-of-age hit Never Have I Ever.
The best movies and shows coming to Prime Video this December
Aaron Sorkin’s I Love Lucy biopic and the final season of The Expanse lead December new releases.
Titane is just your average, everyday film about a woman impregnated by a car
This disgustingly weird French film will make you say “I can’t believe they went there.”
How to watch Halle Berry’s MMA redemption film Bruised in New Zealand
Halle Berry’s putting her John Wick 3: Parabellum training to great use.
The Wheel of Time is a lazy pastiche of other, better fantasy series
It takes a whole lotta money, mythology, and “high-mindedness” to end up with a show this inessential.
The best movies and shows coming to Netflix in December
The Power of the Dog, All-star black comedy Don’t Look Up, the return of Cobra Kai, Emily in Paris, The Witcher and more
Xmas-themed Hawkeye is a much-needed holiday from MCU doomsday threats
The show gets a lot of early mileage out of Clint and Kate’s master-apprentice/Grinch-and-Cindy-Lou relationship.