Hollywood has its evil live-action way with the all-time most popular anime, and SHELLEY SWEENEY finds it all a little hollow.
Film & Television
ANDREW JOHNSTONE, like so many New Zealanders, was a huge fan of John Clarke.
DHAYANA SENA has been a Power Rangers fan right from the start, but that doesn’t prevent her disappointment in its latest big screen reboot.
It’s a hard life for sci-fi fans. ANDREW JOHNSTONE perseveres anyway, hoping for Colony to take a turn for the better.
How low can free-to-air television go? PAT PILCHER rails about the pointlessness of yet more pretend-current affairs and poo stink commercials.
DHAYANA SENA proclaims the new, rebooted, live-action version of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast a must-see with a few minor caveats.
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.
Here’s an anime that has a powerful message and a rare beauty that SHELLEY SWEENEY can’t quite resist.
The Brits have done it again with a strong female lead in a superior police drama. ANDREW JOHNSTONE is impressed.
Freeview is proud of its infiltration of people’s homes and stewardship of broadcast TV, but GARY STEEL is over both.
According to ANDREW JOHNSTONE, Damages is a searing critique of power and corruption, and a Citizen Kane for the 21st Century. Read his review.