News & Opinion
New to NZ streaming services this August
This month’s round-up of the big shows and movies coming to NZ.
An epic new journey begins: first look at Amazon’s LOTR series
Next year Prime Video takes us back to Aotearoa, er, Middle Earth.
The 25 best movies on Prime Video
Helping you navigate straight to the best movies you’ll find on Prime Video.
The best movies and shows coming to Prime Video this August
The new releases and new arrivals you’ll be watching on Prime Video this month.
What to watch on Neon, Netflix, and other streaming services right now
The best new releases to hit streaming services over the past week.
The future is blandly exhausting in sci-fi action pic The Tomorrow War
Chris Pratt goes to war with aliens, ho-hum action scenes and stinkerific dialogue.
Unassumingly great cop show Bosch just ended in fitting fashion (or did it?)
The seventh and final season of Bosch closes a chapter.
Bosch is back this month for his seventh (and final) season
But will this actually be the last we see of Harry Bosch?
Without Remorse should be trashy action-thriller fun, but is mostly a disappointment
It’s hard to believe this script comes from the guy who wrote Hell or High Water and Sicario.
Without Remorse promises a bunch of Michael B. Jordan butt-kicking
An ex-Navy SEAL is out for revenge in new action-thriller streaming this month.
Rosamund Pike is a devilish delight in comic thriller I Care a Lot
I Care a Lot would be devastating if it wasn’t so shrewd and entertaining.
Four 20th century legends come together in One Night in Miami
Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke share a night of civil rights soul-searching and infighting.
Time-loop rom-com Palm Springs is one of the year’s best comedies
Now (finally) streaming in Aotearoa, Palm Springs turns the time-loop genre on its head.
Nick Frost and Simon Pegg’s new show Truth Seekers will satisfy fans
Like Shaun of The Dead, the supernatural elements are treated seriously, ie pretty scary
A new Borat movie’s coming! Here’s where you can see it
Watch the trailer and see Borat Subsequent Moviefilm later this month.
Utopia is a watchable conspiracy thriller with a coincidental pandemic plot
Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn reworks the paranoid UK original.
How to watch Walking Dead spinoff World Beyond in NZ
If you’re reading this, you must be peckish for another zombie fix.
Why The Boys is the best superhero property since Endgame
Two Kiwi screen legends lead a show that feels like a rebellious act of defiance.
Hijack pic 7500 is a career high for Joseph Gordon-Levitt
A must-watch for fans of single-setting suspense flicks.
The best VHS-era cult classics on Prime Video
The Prime Video vaults hold some unexpected viewing treasures, as Aaron Yap discovers.
The Vast of Night’s engrossing enigma gives way to over-familiarity
1950s-set sci-fi sees a pair discover a strange radio frequency.
Little Fires Everywhere is a well-produced drama that smoulders rather than burns
Reese Witherspoon gives another expert portrayal of an uptight fusspot.