Mega Time Squad

Mega Time Squad

Mega Time Squad

A low-level crim uses an ancient time-travel device to pull off heists and save himself from past/future harm in this crime comedy set in Thames, New Zealand. From the director of Romeo and Juliet: A Love Song, starring Jonny Brugh (What We Do in the Shadows) and Milo Cawthorne (Deathgasm).

2018Rating: R13, Violence & offensive language79 minsNew Zealand
ComedyCrimeScience Fiction

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Mega Time Squad / Reviews

Flicks, Adam Fresco

Flicks, Adam Fresco

Kiwi director Tim van Dammen follows up his trailer-trash Romeo & Juliet: A Love Song with a benignly bonkers, time-travelling tale of would-be gangstas. When John (Anton Tennet) steals a mystic bracelet and discovers it’s actually a time-travelling gizmo, things get crazy, as John inadvertently creates multiple clones of himself - and not a little chaos - in a delightful comedy centred on dim-witted crooks.

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Variety

Variety

The unique mix of simultaneously droll and broad humour is very nicely delivered by a well-cast ensemble, resulting in a polished oddity that should make a splash at home, while attracting decent overseas interest.

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Stuff

Stuff

A film destined to be this decade's Scarfies or Tongan Ninja.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

The script is foul-mouthed and very funny, revelling in its distinctly Kiwi rhythm and dialogue. There's a dry wit to the gags, frequently bordering on absurdism.

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Newshub

Newshub

The film is full of the dry humour, comic timing and synthy '80s soundtracks we've come to expect from the likes of Taika Waititi; but it absolutely finds its own tone.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

...enjoyably silly and gorily slapstick laughs.

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