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Spiral turns back to the same old tricks that made people sick of Saw films
Chris Rock can command the screen if given the right material. This is not the right material.
Spiral: From the Book of Saw is the latest in a long line of horror franchise reinventions
We examine the best and worst examples of horror franchise reinvention and rebooting.
Prepare to fall in love with Florian Habicht’s James & Isey
A singular look into the lives of an intriguing, incredibly lovable mother and son.
The 2021 French Film Festival Aotearoa brings an impressive programme to cinemas
An enticing selection of French noir, drama, comedy and more…
Robin Wright goes off the grid and into heavy-handed cliché in directorial debut Land
Robin Wright ditches city life and heads for the sticks in a film that treats the audience “like ninnies”.
Acclaimed Tina Turner documentary headlines this year’s Doc Edge festival
TINA is one of the crown jewels of this year’s Doc Edge Festival.
Jason Statham exudes quiet determination and pure menace in Guy Ritchie’s latest
Some unusual choices work, some don’t in Guy Ritchie’s Wrath of Man.
Julian Dennison tells us about being part of new blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong
“I’m not saying this is a documentary.”
Oscar-nominated doco Collective is a stunning achievement
If you ever wondered what speaking truth to power really looks like, look no further.
Gleefully violent Bob Odenkirk action-comedy Nobody is an awesome ride
Increasingly crazy fight-fest offers a different flavour of that immense Odenkirk charm.