REVIEW: At The Skeleton Twins best it is terrifically likeable, but at its worst the urge to yell "why should I care?" was overwhelming.
REVIEW: Although reminiscent of Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan films, this poignant, tender tale certainly possesses its own unique flavour.
REVIEW: The most original, interesting, and inventive film of 2014 so far? It's Locke. Hands down.
REVIEW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles does everything you could hope for and delivers exactly what the trailer promises.
REVIEW: Now on its fifth outing, the Step Up series has started to lose some of its originality, creativity and pure spectacle.
REVIEW: All the window dressing in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For can't quite conceal the cracks in the storytelling.
REVIEW: Predestination does feel like an extended Twilight Zone episode, a simple premise stretched to almost breaking point.
REVIEW: Aunty and the Star People is exactly the quietly spoken, unpretentious, but unashamedly joyous film that Jean Watson's story deserves.
REVIEW: Wish I Was Here is a hip dramedy that you'd wish you'd seen, if you don't make the effort to seek it out.
REVIEW: Those expecting sustained action in Night Moves would be advised to give this a wide berth.
REVIEW: The Giver had plenty of promise - based on Lois Lowry's novel - it was both credible and reasonably inventive.
REVIEW: Into the Storm is a decent enough waste of a few hours on a Friday night, but no more than that.
REVIEW: Before I Go to Sleep is the cinematic equivalent of Ovaltine.
REVIEW: The Keeper of Lost Causes feels like a TV pilot and one that's closer to an episode of Cold Case than True Detective.
REVIEW: Housebound is a rollicking success. It is a fast, funny, good-natured, and wickedly effective comedy-horror to adore.
The Z-Nail Gang shot in Te Puke for an estimated $30,000 is perhaps more at home on a small screen rather than a large one.
But for its energy, for the craft and love that have gone into making it and for the fact it actually exists, The Last Saint is one to celebrated.
This young adult movie suffered from an overdose of tragedy.
Over a decade in the making, Boyhood looks like being one of the movies of the decade.
While comparisons to the American Pie series are inevitable, this offers additionally salty language and virtually none of Pie's sweetness.
REVIEW: An entertaining romp through an alternative history of the world and a remarkable life.
REVIEW: 20,000 Days on Earth is a good idea, irritatingly executed, with barely enough honesty or insight to justify its existence.
REVIEW: Lucy is predicated on that hoary old urban myth that we only use 10 per cent of our brain.
Sly Stallone leads another troop of of 1980s action-heroes in The Expendables 3.
Postman Pat conjures up plenty of contemporary corporate satire, along with visual gags and knockabout fun for a pre-school audience.
The Hundred Foot Journey is a Best Exotic Eat Drink Summer Hours Year in Provence. What could possibly go wrong?
REVIEW: Rob Reiner's latest movie is no more than a generic amble through the countryside of a late-age rom-com.
REVIEW: Marvel rolls out the 10th film in one of the most successful franchises ever.
REVIEW: D'Movie is affectionate, genuinely funny, well put together, and has flourish and flair to make it more than the TV show.
REVIEW: Begin Again is a deceptive film, with some fine tuned storytelling machinery purring away beneath its facade of naivety.
REVIEW: Hercules labours towards a predictable end. File under sporadically fun, but fatuously formulaic.
Graeme Tuckett shares his picks for the under-publicised gems of this year's festival.
Award-winning Belgian children's film Ernest and Celestine is a classic odd-couple comedy.
There's no shortage of rough-and-tumble and peril in the engaging, entertaining How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Calvary is a film of the highest order, with plenty on its mind and a wonderful way of saying it.
When an American sports agent travels to India to unearth potential stars, a likeable fish-out-of-water yarn emerges.
REVIEW: I shake my head at the sheer cleverness of the elaborate on-going gags in What We Do in the Shadows.
PREVIEW: 22 Jump Street is a film that doesn't just mock the cop movie genre, it also mocks its own status as a sequel.
PREVIEW: Good Vibrations is a raw, funny, bittersweet paean to tough times, small record shops and brilliant music.
Everything in Edge of Tomorrow feels repurposed - but that by no means makes it a bad film.
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