TOBY WOOLLASTON checks out Mary Shelley and discovers a monstrous tale tamed with conventional storytelling.
Film & Television
TOBY WOOLLASTON risks the season two blues, and checks out the latest season of old favourite, Top of the Lake. But will he be disappointed?
The duo that brought us The Wire has reconvened for The Deuce, an extraordinary series about the advent of the porno movie industry, writes GARY STEEL
The world of superheroes has come alive on the small screen in the last decade. DAVID BUTTERFIELD checks out television’s latest comic-to-live action adaptation and discovers a story that captures the zeitgeist of our world.
TOBY WOOLLASTON finds that the awe and heart of the original Jurassic World have long since escaped the cage – but he can’t help buzzing over some of those monsters.
A new survey shows just how much Netflix content is available in NZ. PAT PILCHER looks at the complex world of streaming and its impact on New Zealand.
Annette Bening and Jamie Bell breathe life into Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, as TOBY WOOLLASTON discovers.
NEON has given Witchdoctor five subscriptions to its premiere streaming service just for our readers.
From an ultra-low budget beginning, Red Dwarf has seen highs and lows. DAVID BUTTERFIELD charts the trajectory of Red Dwarf.
TOBY WOLLASTON finds enough existential insight and astute observations to make 20th Century Women a worthy viewing experience.
TOBY WOOLLASTON heads to the movies and discovers the soft tones of Kodachrome.
It’s a long, long way from The Piano for Anna Paquin and the scary world of Bellevue. GARY STEEL has this to say about it.