In the first of a new series on television, ANDREW JOHNSTONE checks out Taboo, produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott and Steven Knight and currently screening in NZ on Sky’s Soho Channel
Film & Television
Dhayana Sena likes at least a semblance of character and plot in her movies. Popular game-turned-movie Assassin’s Creed has neither.
It’s slow but profound, writes DHAYANA SENA of Denzel Washington’s Fences, a subtle character study that peels revealing layers from its characters.
It’s not only an ode to the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals, but a film with a message about the power of love, reckons DHAYANA SENA.
Disney has finally rid itself of patriarchal cliches in its foray into Polynesia, and DHAYANA SENA is knocked out by a film that is both intrinsically Disney and effortlessly updates its attitude.
Sci-fi connoisseur DHAYANA SENA is unexpectedly won-over by the new Star Wars movie.
There’s nothing like a fairy tale that works for big people too. Gary Steel actually admits to thinking that Maleficent is a cracker.
Will Kiwis shortly lose internet access to Netflix and similar American services?
Pat Pilcher takes a long, lingering look at the new Spark internet television enterprise, Lightbox.