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Revisit the mesmerising films of astonishing auteur Jane Campion
Retracing the career of New Zealand’s outstanding Palme d’Or and Oscar-winning director.
The 25 best movies on Prime Video
Helping you navigate straight to the best movies you’ll find on Prime Video.
Before The Great, there was Marie Antoinette – ignore 2006’s reviews, it’s pretty great too
Sofia Coppola’s film holds up remarkably well, so why people get it so wrong back in 2006?
The 50 greatest shows of all time, according to the TV fans of NZ
Over 10 thousand votes later, the TV fans of Aotearoa have spoken.
The 20 best Oscar-winners on Netflix
Twenty of the top trophy winners to stream right now.
Mayhem and musicophilia: a guide to Edgar Wright’s greatest needle drops
The British director dusts off his record collection for magical, musical moments in Baby Driver, Shaun of the Dead, and Last Night in Soho.
The 20 best movies on Neon
We perused Neon for the best films available to stream.
The 50 best movies on Netflix New Zealand
The definitive list of the best films to stream on Netflix NZ.
The top 20 horror movies on Netflix
The world’s terrifying, but hopefully you haven’t lost your appetite for horror.
The top 20 comedy movies on Netflix
An updated list of the very best in Netflix crackups.
The top 20 thrillers on Netflix
Twenty films streaming now, guaranteed to deliver all sorts of thrills.
A guide to giallo, the horror genre inspiring Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho
Contains eye-popping colours, wobbly dubbing, nudity and leather-gloved killers.
The most addictive shows on Netflix
The addiction is real. Side-effects may include binge-watching and butt-numbness.
Women’s desire propels Jane Campion’s underrated erotic thriller In the Cut
Maligned upon release, the Meg Ryan and Mark Ruffalo pic deserves your reappraisal.
Aileen O’Sullivan tells about Māori navigation doco Whetū Mārama – Bright Star
Māori waka building and navigational skills are the focus of a new documentary.
Yellowjackets shows girls are incredibly good at being very, very brutal
Yellowjackets has one of the most gripping and brutal TV pilots (no pun intended) of the year.
Revisiting the lovely, life-affirming pleasures of Amélie
Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s sugary rom-com is especially tasty in the wake of social distancing and a culture obsessed with nostalgia.
All 10 Wes Anderson movies, ranked from worst to best
Dysfunctional humans, dysfunctional dogs, a suave fox, a camp concierge – all part of Wes Anderson’s adorable funny farm.
TV finales that betrayed their fans (and why Dexter deserves his second chance)
Dexter: New Blood gets a chance to do what other shows with controversial endings would love.
Win a copy of The Gosden Years, a magnificent tribute to an NZIFF legend
The book honours the legacy of late NZ International Film Festival director Bill Gosden.
The Gosden Years honours the legacy of former NZIFF director Bill Gosden
An exclusive extract shows what to expect in The Gosden Years.