film reviews.
May 30, 2022

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Released over Mother’s Day weekend and abbreviated to MoM, Marvel’s latest blockbuster release is a tale about a mother’s love for her children at its core. […]
May 30, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once

If you haven’t yet seen Everything Everywhere All At Once, run, don’t walk. This is the movie Marvel wished it made. At its core, the movie […]
May 10, 2022

Ka mate ā Ururoa—The Shark of War

Dir. Trevor Conn With ANZAC day passing, many New Zealanders remember those who sacrificed their lives in battle for their mokopuna. Harding Waipuke Leaf’s story is one […]
March 28, 2022

Come and See (1985) | Dir. Elm Klimov

Many movies can shock you, but do many shock you to the core? Have any struck you like lightning? Well, this confronting piece by Klimov certainly […]
March 14, 2022

Nightmare Alley | Dir. Guillermo del Toro

Oscar winning director Guillermo del Toro is back with an impressive follow up to The Shape of Water, making another play for an Academy award. This […]
March 7, 2022

Jackass Forever | Dir. Jeff Tremaine

Iso and Omicron’s habit of ruining student rowdiness can easily be made up for with the Jackass boys back in town. It’s been a decade since […]
March 1, 2022

Power of the Dog | Dir. Jane Campion

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Bene-dick is not the only surprise in NZ’s top Oscar contender The Power of The Dog. Jane Campion’s latest is a treat of jealousy, […]
March 1, 2022

A Reason to Rhyme | Dir. Anahera Parata

At a run time of just under an hour, A Reason 2 Rhyme deserves to be longer. You’ll hear tales of how Grandmaster flash inspired young […]