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Oscar contender The Father has one of Anthony Hopkins’ greatest performances
We didn’t think it was possible for Anthony Hopkins to get any better. We were wrong.
Malcolm & Marie is Netflix’s super stylish shouting match
John David Washington and Zendaya argue with each other for two hours. It’s better than it sounds!
Local drama continues to up its game with NZ series The Sounds
And another reminder why the qualifier “good, for NZ” no longer applies.
Obscene wealth takes a conspiratorial turn in drama series Devils
A bingeable blend of whodunnit, drama, lifestyle porn and pulpy airport thriller.
Armando Iannucci’s David Copperfield is a lush literary panto
In cinemas this week, the classic novel comes to life as star-studded light farce.
Little Fires Everywhere is a well-produced drama that smoulders rather than burns
Reese Witherspoon gives another expert portrayal of an uptight fusspot.
The 10 best basketball movies of all time
From Gene Hackman as a disgraced coach to Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as rival hustlers – these films got game.
Tarantino releases Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood mini doco on Youtube
It’s like Quentin wants to win some kind of …I don’t know, movie award? In the near future?
The best dramas of last decade
The decade’s cinematic dramas moved and often challenged us.
‘Downright liberating’: the first reviews for Greta Gerwig’s Little Women are in
Ronan, Pugh, and Gerwig’s “modern eye” are being hailed by 98% of critics.
The Academy disqualifies another international entry in ‘foreign language’ debate
Nigeria and Austria’s international features have been booted from the race.
Paul Rudd’s best roles, from wooing Juliet to hanging out with Ron Burgundy
Nobody lights up the screen with nice guy charm quite like Paul Rudd.
10 teen movies you should watch on Netflix and 5 you should avoid
The best and worst teen movies on Netflix.
Journey’s End is a a top-notch World War I character piece
“It’s a bloody good story and a neat summary of why war is hell.”