Iceland has fewer people than Wellington, but that hasn’t stopped them from making a gripping, claustrophobic police drama, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
Author: Andrew Johnstone
ANDREW JOHNSTONE grew up on a farm, but now can’t even bear to visit the land that formed and informed him. A rumination about ruminants and rabbits.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE, like so many New Zealanders, was a huge fan of John Clarke.
It’s a hard life for sci-fi fans. ANDREW JOHNSTONE perseveres anyway, hoping for Colony to take a turn for the better.
Here’s something different: a superhero series with wit, imagination, intelligence and style. An impressed ANDREW JOHNSTONE reviews Jessica Jones.
Are men just sex-craving dogs waiting to sniff the next woman in line? Is monogamy really a thing? ANDREW JOHNSTONE reviews a series that asks these questions, and more.
The Brits have done it again with a strong female lead in a superior police drama. ANDREW JOHNSTONE is impressed.
According to ANDREW JOHNSTONE, Damages is a searing critique of power and corruption, and a Citizen Kane for the 21st Century. Read his review.
To ANDREW JOHNSTONE’s Aunty Eva, Maoris were “dirty ill-kept thieves… lazy and untrustworthy.” In this piece, he discusses the implications, the issues, and the history.
Michael Keaton plays a bad guy well in this true-to-life story of how the McDonald’s fast food franchise was built, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
ANDREW JOHNSTON’S grandfathers were chalk and cheese, but they both shared the same passion: growing their own veg.
ANDREW JOHNSON assesses the latest televisual film noir, and Hugh Laurie’s part in it, and as a bonus, gives us a primer on the genre, and filmic recommendations.