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Fresh Meat to get American and German release

Fresh Meat to get American and German release

Fans of extreme genre films will get a taste of New Zealand horror comedy, FRESH MEAT, in Germany (Capelight) and North America (Tribeca Film). The film will be released in mid -2013 in all German-speaking Europe and in North America.

Les Misérables Not too Shabby: Review

Les Misérables Not too Shabby: Review

This bloody movie. People have been full of opinions on Les Misérables since the movie came out, and even more so since it became a Golden Globe winner in three categories and Academy Award contender.

The Hobbit named NZ's favourite film of 2012

The Hobbit named NZ's favourite film of 2012

With Hollywood’s award season just around the corner, New Zealand’s inaugural People’s Choice Movie Awards winners have been announced and Peter Jackson’s Tolkien adaptation The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey chosen as the country’s favourite film of 2012.

Critics judge ‘Looper’ 2012’s best film

Critics judge ‘Looper’ 2012’s best film

Film website Flicks.co.nz has announced the results of their annual critics’ poll with Rian Johnson’s superior science-fiction tale Looper taking out the top spot.

Best and Worst Films of 2012

Best and Worst Films of 2012

It’s that time of year again, for the Best and Worst films of 2012 to be ranked! Like every year that I’ve done this, I only include films I saw on the big screen, as often that’s the best way to judge a film.

Movie Review – The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey

Movie Review – The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey

I went into 'The Hobbit' with very low expectations, and that was for many reasons. One, I just wasn't as excited about the whole thing as I was with the LOTR films. Second, there had been a lot of bad buzz around the films for so many reasons, especially with the 48FPS issue.

Movie Review – Lincoln

Movie Review – Lincoln

'Lincoln' can be summed up in one word, succinct. Well, except that it's not exactly brief. But what it does do is sums up everything clearly what non Americans know, or think we know, of Lincoln as a person and what he did for the history books.

Movie Review – Life Of Pi

Movie Review – Life Of Pi

What can I say, Ang Lee, or Al to his peps back in the hood, sure knows how to make a film look beautiful, and I wouldn't be surprised to see 'Life Of Pi' walk away with best Cinematography at the Oscars next year.

Movie Review – Twilight, Breaking Dawn Part 2

Movie Review – Twilight, Breaking Dawn Part 2

The last 'Twilight' film was horrible, just horrible, in that awesome kind of way. Yeah, doesn't make sense to me either. Bad acting, bad directing, bad visual effects, and bad writing, which felt like a 13 year old girl had written it, just made for a laughable movie, which I did often. But!

Movie Review – Robot And Frank

Movie Review – Robot And Frank

I hate missing my press screenings for films, and this movie was one of them, but I made sure I kept an eye out for its general release, and despite having to actually pay to see it this time, I was looking forward to seeing it.