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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…”
Julian Dennison tells us about being part of new blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong
“I’m not saying this is a documentary.”
Flicks visits the set of literal blockbuster Godzilla vs Kong
Alexander Skarsgård and Rebecca Hall speak from the spectacular set.
The Dissident director on the horrific murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Bryan Fogel speaks with us about his follow-up to Oscar-winner Icarus.
Polynesian Panthers documentaries and exhibition educate – to liberate
Auckland Arts Festival exhibition reflects on the era of dawn raids.
The directors of Cousins share the stories behind their impactful Aotearoa drama
Directors Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith talk Cousins.
How Tumeke Space, the most Kiwi Star Wars ever, was made during lockdown
Not even a pandemic could keep Mukpuddy’s beloved creation down.
Unhappy joy joy: the harsh story behind the new Ren & Stimpy doco
“Well, I just got PTSD right now”
Chloë Grace Moretz talks about conquering a fear and more in Shadow in the Cloud
Moretz also lets us in on one of her favourite action heroes.
Roseanne Liang on directing airborne action-horror Shadow in the Cloud
“For a good time call 0800 Shadow in the Cloud”
Oscar Kightley tells us about his excellent doco on music phenomenon Dawn Raid
Oscar Kightley chats to Flicks about his doco on a South Auckland music phenomenon.
David Byrne chats with us about his incredibly energetic American Utopia
From concert to Broadway show, American Utopia is now a Spike Lee movie
Sam Neill and Michael Caton talk to Flicks about their new film Rams
We find out more about the rural drama – and the inevitability of sheep jokes.
Psycho Goreman’s director on his ridiculously entertaining (and yes, gory) film
Psycho Goreman brings intergalactic horror to the suburbs, with gory and comedic results.
“It is meant to be a reckoning” say directors of COVID-19 doco Totally Under Control
“He is not just hurting the American people. He’s hurting the world.”
The superb Michael Shannon on his new thriller The Quarry
One of our favourite actors, Michael Shannon plays a police chief suspicious of a new arrival in town.
Kurosawa and classic samurai films inspire PS4 game Ghost of Tsushima
Tony Stamp finds out more about the game’s gorgeous cinematic feel.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Kiwi Shorts filmmakers
Lockdown narks, dorky dads, big monster crays, triple scoop ice creams & more.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: New Zealand’s Best short films
Hear from the directors of the six NZ films screening in New Zealand’s Best 2020.
Madeleine Sami on the attractions of acting in Come to Daddy
Not to mention some potential misconceptions about the title…
Ant Timpson talks us through his equally touching and disturbing Come to Daddy
“Watching Dad literally drop dead in front of me was the turning point”.
John Lithgow on playing disgraced Fox News boss in Bombshell
As Roger Ailes, Lithgow transforms into propagandist and sexual abuser.