film reviews.
September 13, 2021

He’s All That

The best remakes take classic plotlines and pull from contemporary cultural context to reimagine a story for a new generation. He’s All That, Netflix’s adaptation of […]
September 13, 2021

Coming Home in the Dark

If you like thrillers, you will love this film. If you don’t like thrillers… you will probably still enjoy this! But, like me, you might have […]
August 17, 2021


A deeply personal examination of love and loss, Pig is initially presented in a familiar format. It’s a revenge movie that is under two hours… a […]
August 17, 2021

24 Hour Movie Marathon

The famed 24hr Movie Marathon was held at the Hollywood Avondale last weekend—an event for the MOST hardcore of hardcore cinephiles. The programming is always a […]
August 17, 2021


I want to say Minamata is a beautifully crafted film full of sensitivity and unspoken emotion. It follows the real-life story of W. Eugene Smith (Johnny […]
August 9, 2021


Run, and don’t walk, to your nearest cinema: the new ghoulish horror film from M. Night Shyamalan is here. A return to form after the disappointing […]
August 9, 2021

Back to the Future (1985)

So everyone has seen this film, right? Right? I don’t need to explain how a high schooler is somehow friends with a disgraced nuclear physicist?? Or […]
August 2, 2021

The Justice of Bunny King

The big Hollywood blockbuster has well and truly returned to New Zealand cinemas. No, this is not The Justice of Bunny King, a modestly made custody […]