Film Reviews


The Hunger Games: the next big thing

The Hunger Games has been hyped as the next big film franchise. Thankfully, the book this film is based on is actually bloody good.

A captain's log

The Press

Shatner Captain James T Kirk, T J Hooker and Denny Crane. William Shatner has certainly created some memorable characters during a film and television career spanning more than 60 years.

'A rollicking adventure'

Hobbit will satisfy fans, but won't win new ones

the hobbit strap OPINION: It was always going to be a hard act to follow.

Twilight: more whimper than bang

Twilight REVIEW: The final Twilight film opened at midnight in Christchurch to more of a whimper than a bang.

Once upon a time in Otago

Good For Nothing Charlie Gates checks out the premiere of the world's first 'pavlova western'.

Law Abiding Citizen

Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is a broken man.


April, 2019. It's now a decade since the outbreak began, and the world is in crisis. Humans are in short supply, which is bad news for the ruling vampiric population. Although companies like Bromley Marks are working on substitutes like haemocilin, they can't come soon enough for those dying of blood deprivation.

Remember Me

Mao's Last Dancer

The Men who Stare at Goats

Men Who Stare At Goats is deceptive.

The Necessities of Life

Movies really are the most powerful art form. When a film is made with subtlety, humanity and empathy it can be devastating.

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