A lifetime chain-smoker, one day ANDREW JOHNSTONE just stopped. But that just fuelled his other passions.
Film & Television
America is suddenly examining its deep, worrying underbelly of racism through its cinema, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
Detroit is a tense, gut-churning film about one night and one event in the racially-charged United States of the 1960s writes SHELLEY SWEENEY.
Toby Woollaston views a film about one of NZ’s lesser-known but more interesting figures, and emerges from the cinema with a deeper understanding.
SHELLEY SWEENEY is not fond of rom-coms, but Home Alone busts out of the genre’s usual predicability.
Freeview launches a high-end box and some cool new ways to watch the box. Meanwhile, it’s same-old-same-old for content.
SHELLEY SWEENEY goes through a box of tissues watching the remarkable true-life story of painter Maud Lewis.
A magical and emotionally charged journey into the heart of darkness that’s the Amazon jungle, this film is a must-see, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
With the new Star Trek series about to hit the streaming screen, what better time to check out a really great spoof? ANDREW JOHNSTONE bucks critical consensus.
SHELLEY SWEENEY reviews a compelling and disturbing documentary about the African American experience.
In NZ Cinemas from September 21
TOBY WOOLASTON views a film all about the homeless population of Istanbul. The homeless cat population, that is.