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New to NZ streaming services this May
This month’s round-up of the big shows and movies coming to NZ.
The Mitchells vs the Machines pushes animation—and its running time—to the limits
It’s an inspired wildfire of visual splendour.
The Sir Dave Dobbyn Collection comes to NZ On Screen for NZ Music Month
Watch one of Aotearoa’s most beloved musical legends in videos throughout his storied career.
Jason Statham exudes quiet determination and pure menace in Guy Ritchie’s latest
Some unusual choices work, some don’t in Guy Ritchie’s Wrath of Man.
At its best, Things Heard & Seen is gleefully pulpy – at its worst, downright silly
It’s almost impressive how little of its haunted house setup actually pays off.
The Handmaid’s Tale is back, as edge-of-the-seat and nail-bitingly tense as ever
Another season of perpetual on-the-edge-of-your-sofa tension is here.
The low-key, patient chemistry of First Cow yields the year’s most singular bromance
“First Cow is almost unusually blissed-out. I’d be content staying in this world for another hour.”
The full list of 2021 Oscars winners
Catch up on this year’s Oscars winners.
The best movies and shows coming to Netflix in May
May’s new releases feature lots of stars – and a zombie tiger?!
Space survival tale Stowaway leaves you with more questions than answers
The titular character is understandably freaked the heck out when he comes to.
Nomadland, Made for Love and everything else on Neon this May
And make some noise for the new season of Shrill!
Mortal Kombat is an entertaining load of violent nonsense
There’s a HEAP of kombating for a film just shy of two hours.
The characters in Breeders say what parents are all thinking, but are afraid to say out loud
British comedy Breeders finds plenty of laughs in its raw honesty.
Gags come thick and fast in dystopian black comedy Creamerie
Move over Fonterra, this might even end up being our biggest milk-related export of the year.
The top 20 comedy movies on Netflix
An updated list of the very best in Netflix crackups.
The 20 best films on Netflix for kids (and their parents)
Paddington, Labyrinth, Kung Fu Panda and heaps more.
Kate Winslet’s new series Mare of Easttown takes the traumatised detective genre in a new direction
New whodunnit is led by a transformative performance from Kate Winslet.
The great NZ Oscar tipping competition
Test your movie mettle by picking this year’s Oscar winners.
Without Remorse promises a bunch of Michael B. Jordan butt-kicking
An ex-Navy SEAL is out for revenge in new action-thriller streaming this month.
School holiday films playing in NZ cinemas
There are plenty of worthwhile family films playing in Aotearoa cinemas.
Win double passes to acclaimed drama First Cow
One of 2020’s best films is finally heading to Aotearoa cinemas.