Arts and film

Chris Pine and Ben Foster in 'Hell or High Water' (Madman)

2017 Oscars: NZ critics' poll produces 'surprise' best film of the year

Thu 22 Dec

The modern western Hell or High Water was 'everyone's second-best choice.'

DVD review: Resistance and repression in ‘Un Village Français'


The latest in the French television series is set in the summer of 1943.

Jennifer Lawrence is fired up in 'Joy'

2015 IN REVIEW: The best of business in film

Holiday Review

Jennifer Lawrence as Mirracle Mop magnate Joy Mangano caps a select offering. PLUS: The best business films in the pipeline for 2016.

Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything

Editor's Insight: Oscars lose their lure at the box office

Tue 24 Feb

The public no longer flocks to see the year's best films.

Review: Empire - The best show in town

Holiday Review

The final act is one of the greatest pieces of circus or art performances ever seen in Auckland 

James Franco and Seth Rogen are out to assassinate Kim Jong Un

The Interview: Sony gives green light for wider release, NZ included

Holiday Review

The film North Korea tried to stop will be seen in New Zealand cinemas next month


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