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Ancient lore and magic mushrooms collide in Britannia, back for season 3
Trippy swirling skies, wide-eyed Druids and plenty of battles and betrayal.
The best movies and shows coming to Netflix in September
Assassin action, several intriguing horrors, Schumacher doco and more…
Netflix to hype up its biggest shows and films with global event TUDUM
It’s kinda like “Ta-daaaa” but more of a “Tu-dummmmm.”
Today Neon drops a bunch of fresh viewing, including sci-fi series Raised By Wolves
Sci-fi? Androids? Milky blood? Yes, it’s produced by Ridley Scott.
Watch: tūmanako (hope) fuels 8 new NZ stories from Loading Docs
Watch them all. For free. Right now.
The best movies and shows coming to Prime Video this September
The new releases and new arrivals you’ll be watching on Prime Video this month.
NZ International Film Festival gems to watch on Netflix
Most NZIFF titles don’t make it to Netflix, so consider yourself lucky.
Everything coming to Neon this September
Check out Neon’s new shows, movies and Māori Language Week Celebration.
We Hunt Together deconstructs the cat-and-mouse crime drama
A new British series on Neon proves twisty, pulpy and slyly suspenseful.
Army of the Dead prequel coming to Netflix this October
Matthias Schweighöfer returns as both a safecracker and director.
The 15 all-time weirdest, most bizarre movie musicals
Includes organ-harvesting, vampires, shoes and… snooker?
Nine Perfect Strangers is like Agatha Christie at a posh wellness retreat
A “deliciously entertaining” blend of comedy and mystery.
Win a 12-month subscription to superb doco streaming service DocPlay
With James & Isey coming to DocPlay, we’re feeling celebratory.
The bitter brilliance and insight of Kevin Can F**k Himself
One-of-a-kind comedy frees ‘sitcom wife’ from an oppressive TV format.
Why it’s time to experience War & Peace with BBC’s enthralling series
“Simplifies its source material, yet sacrifices none of its depth…”
Hollywood horror Brand New Cherry Flavor alllllmost works as Lynch-lite noir
All the sex and blood and barfed-up kittens in the world can’t liven up flat storytelling.
Six artistic cinema triumphs befitting Samsung’s The Frame
Art is in the eye of the beholder (especially if seen on Samsung’s The Frame).
Pleasantly mild (and mildly pleasant), Netflix’s Beckett echoes paranoid thrillers of the 70s
“Not everything has to be a blockbuster sensation or a searing political critique.”
How to watch Taika Waititi-produced teen comedy Reservation Dogs in NZ
After hearing from abroad how good this is, Aotearoa can sleep easy knowing we’ll see it too.
Win double passes to award-winning musical Annette
Sparks wrote it, Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver star and it won Best Director at Cannes.
The Queen of Soul battles trauma and belts out her best hits in biopic Respect
Watch her quiet subverting of male power dynamics as she moves from strength to strength.