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The Aotearoa short films playing at this year’s NZIFF 2021
Do not overlook one of the festival’s most important mainstays for cinema Aotearoa.
Your mileage will vary with hit-or-miss anime experiment Star Wars: Visions
Nine standalone shorts: but which ones are worth your while?
You’ll never see another movie like improbable, one-of-a-kind musical Annette
It’s something of a miracle that Annette exists at all.
Award-winning films from Cannes, Venice and Berlin film fests coming to NZIFF
Challenging Palme d’Or winner Titane leads a pack of award winners.
NZ trailer and release date for After We Fell, third film in the After series
Will love see things through or are Tessa and Hardin better off apart?
When will The Matrix Resurrections be released in New Zealand?
Ring in the new year with Neo, Trinity, and…whoever the rest of these new characters are.
The best movies and shows coming to Prime Video this October
The Green Knight and After We Fell lead October new releases.
The 20 best Oscar-winners on Netflix
Matt Glasby distills the triumphant trophy-winners down to a top twenty.
From fact to fiction, this is the best sport to watch on Netflix
LLLLLLLLLet’s get rrrready to Netfliiiiiiiiiiix!
Intelligent and imaginative, Foundation could be TV’s next great sci-fi saga
Asimov’s novels turn into an immersive and well-executed series with brains.
The best movies and shows coming to Netflix in October
Army of the Dead prequel, Princess Diana musical, Seinfeld and more…
New Zealand trailer and release info for Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth
Sadly, it’s just the one Coen brother. But hot dang, this still looks great.
Everything coming to Neon this October
Succession’s back, Wonder Woman arrives, and we go to Woodstock 99.
Netflix series Midnight Mass is horror maestro Mike Flanagan’s best work yet
You haven’t heard this particular story before, not quite like this.
Musical icons Sparks tell us about their Cannes-winning musical Annette
“We didn’t want this to be sort of a traditional Broadway musical.”
Righteous medical drama New Amsterdam makes room for joy in season four
Last season leaned into COVID storytelling, now season four looks beyond it.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings leads Disney+ Day in November
“Remember, remember the 12th of November” for plenty of premieres.
How to watch Rihanna’s fashion extravaganza Savage X Fenty Show Vol 3 in NZ
You probably won’t find a lingerie collection presented more extravagantly…
Everything we know about the highly anticipated dark fantasy The Green Knight
We’ve finally got a streaming release date for this epic Arthurian reimagining: raise your axe in celebration.
No capes! The very best non-superhero comic book movies
Twelve terrific adaptations—with no superpowers needed.
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.