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.
Film & Television
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.
It’s yet another iteration of The Tick, complete with classic ’60s television sensibilities, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul (Jessie Pinkman) stars in a series all about belief and its power for both good and bad, explains ANDREW JOHNSTONE.