Reviews

  • Review: Still Mine

    If you need a tonal gauge of where Michael McGowan’s Still Mine sits in the scheme of films about old couples withering away: it’s…

  • Review: After Earth

    Futuristic sci-fi adventure starring Will Smith and offspring Jaden, playing a father and son who crash land on Earth, a thousand years…

  • Review: The Internship

      Vince Vaughn (also the film’s co-writer) and Owen Wilson star in this comedy about two unemployed men in their 40s whose…

  • Review: The Hunt

    A Danish kindergarten teacher (Mads Mikkelsen, Best Actor winner at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival) becomes the victim of his village’s…

  • Review: The Other Son

    Drama, set against the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, following two young men from either side of the war whose lives hit a complicated…

  • Review: Netherwood

    Kiwi-made, modern day Western shot in the valleys of North Canterbury, about a lone traveller’s dangerous and complex journey through…

  • Review: The Last Sentence

    Based on the life of Swedish journalist Torgny Segerstedt, this black and white biopic follows Segerstedt’s one-man battle against…

  • Review: The Great Gatsby

    Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!) adapts F. Scott Fitzgerald’s romantic masterpiece set in New York in the spring of 1922 – an era of…

  • Review: Bekas

    Coming-of-age drama set in early ‘90s Iraq during Saddam Hussein’s regime, following two young homeless Kurdish brothers who decide to…

  • Review: Shopping

    In this coming-of-age drama set in 1981 New Zealand, the small-town life of half-Samoan Willie is dominated by an enthusiasm for muscle…

  • Review: Fast and Furious 6

    Sixth gear of the crazy popular action franchise. Stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Paul Walker, Luke Evans, Tyrese Gibson, Gina Carano and…