News & Opinion
The world’s obsessed with Netflix’s gnarly Squid Game – but does it live up to the hype?
Mega-popular and sadistic, amazingly the show seems to really be ‘that good’.
The top 20 action movies on Netflix
Daniel Rutledge cuts to the chase with the best in Netflix action.
The 20 best films on Netflix for kids (and their parents)
Paddington, Labyrinth, Kung Fu Panda and heaps more.
The most addictive shows on Netflix
The addiction is real. Side-effects may include binge-watching and butt-numbness.
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!
Musical icons Sparks tell us about their Cannes-winning musical Annette
“We didn’t want this to be sort of a traditional Broadway musical.”
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.
How to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori on Neon, TVNZ and other streaming services
It’s never been a better (or easier) time to indulge in te reo Māori.
Netflix’s Q-Force is here and queer, proudly doing the spy genre its own way
Fast-paced, it doesn’t let a single frame go without at least one gag.
Trigonometry elevates ménage à trois romance above clickbait sensationalism
The three’s intimacy emerges organically, authentically and, most importantly, believably.
The top 20 romantic comedies on Netflix
Everyone loves a feel-good romantic comedy, don’t lie.
New to NZ streaming services this September
This month’s round-up of the big shows and movies coming to NZ.
Ancient lore and magic mushrooms collide in Britannia, back for season 3
Trippy swirling skies, wide-eyed Druids and plenty of battles and betrayal.
NZ International Film Festival gems to watch on Netflix
Most NZIFF titles don’t make it to Netflix, so consider yourself lucky.
We Hunt Together deconstructs the cat-and-mouse crime drama
A new British series on Neon proves twisty, pulpy and slyly suspenseful.
The 15 all-time weirdest, most bizarre movie musicals
Includes organ-harvesting, vampires, shoes and… snooker?
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…”
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).