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John Krasinski in 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi has lost its chance at an Academy Award after accusations of "telephone lobbying".

Sir Ian McKellen's 'lucky' pounamu

Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen and Hugh Jackman share a laugh on the The Graham Norton Show, February 2017.

The Lord of the Rings star wore his pounamu pendant to the Oscars. It didn't bring him much luck, though.

Kiwi Oscar nominee ready for big day

New Zealand film editor John Gilbert has been nominated for an Oscar for his work on Hacksaw Ridge.

Why one Kiwi Oscar nominee will be slightly relieved if he doesn't make the podium

Oscar hopeful denied US entry

A scene from The White Helmets.

A young cinematographer is part of a team of life-saving volunteers in war torn Syria. But he's not welcome in Trump's America.

WWII drama lacks emotional pay-off

Not even the combined talents of Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson can make Alone in Berlin a memorable watch.

REVIEW: Alone in Berlin - more as a glimpse of an interesting historical moment than a gut-wrenching tragedy.

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WWII drama lacks emotional pay-off

Not even the combined talents of Brendan Gleeson and Emma Thompson can make Alone in Berlin a memorable watch.

REVIEW: Alone in Berlin - more as a glimpse of an interesting historical moment than a gut-wrenching tragedy.

A powerful and poignant drama

REVIEW: The Innocents is terrific, thought-provoking cinema.

Trainspotting 2 a worthy sequel

Maya Angelou doco an absorbing watch

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