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The best movies and shows coming to Disney+ and Star in February
Pam & Tommy come to Disney+ alongside Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, NYPD Blue and more…
These were our favourite TV shows of 2021
What a year! And what a bunch of great shows! The writers at Flicks join forces with their picks.
Big heroes on the small screen: the 5 best Marvel TV shows so far
Whether they’re on Netflix or Disney+, the MCU’s made-for-TV stories still manage to be cinematic.
Peter Jackson’s The Beatles: Get Back is full of priceless moments
Footage offers a candid, unflinching look at the group’s personalities and the creative process.
Xmas-themed Hawkeye is a much-needed holiday from MCU doomsday threats
The show gets a lot of early mileage out of Clint and Kate’s master-apprentice/Grinch-and-Cindy-Lou relationship.
How to watch Marvel’s Eternals in New Zealand
The 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is upon us.
All we wanted for Christmas was a sadistic Home Alone movie, but instead we got Home Sweet Home Alone
The new Home Alone under-delivers on two important fronts: cartoon carnage and humiliating pain.
How to watch Marvel’s Hawkeye series in New Zealand
Before you ask: no, Shane Black has nothing to do with this Christmas-themed Marvel series.
Dopesick relays America’s opioid crisis with gripping and harrowing efficiency
It’s not at all surprising that OxyContin is to pain relief what Facebook is to social harmony.
Disney+ is offering new subscribers a super cheap first month
This week only, save some dosh on your first month of subscription.
First trailer and release date for Peter Jackson doco The Beatles: Get Back
Jackson uses the same restoration techniques used in 2018’s stunning They Shall Not Grow Old.
Muppets Haunted Mansion is both an exercise in corporate synergy and a delightful treat
This thoroughly Muppetational new Halloween special feels nostalgic in the right way.
How to watch Black Widow at home (without the big price tag)
After a rocky start, Black Widow’s found solid ground and is now available to watch at home.
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 Taika Waititi-produced teen comedy Reservation Dogs in NZ
After hearing from abroad how good this is, Aotearoa can sleep easy knowing we’ll see it too.
Pixar’s hugely charming Luca is a super fun summer hangout film
Luca’s unrushed approach is a move Miyazaki would approve of.
Tom Hiddleston’s return as Loki is now less than a week away
The anti-heroic trickster god is resurrected for a show of time-travel hijinks.
Wyatt Russell tells us about playing John Walker (Marvel’s one, not our Olympic legend)
“I could totally play that guy. But I don’t have a very good New Zealand accent…”
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s first episode shows its entertaining potential
We haven’t watched a lot, but we like what we see.
Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon is more Mad Max than Steamboat Willie
Jaw-droppingly beautiful film is set during the fallout from a supernatural plague.
Our guide to The Muppet Show: The Good, The Bad, and The Musical
As the felted phenomenon arrives on streaming, here are some key Muppet moments.
How to watch Marvel’s trippy sitcom remix Wandavision in New Zealand
Two Avengers are seemingly trapped in a sitcom hell-scape, filmed in front of a live studio audience (not really).