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‘Radioactive’ – Review

It can be difficult to breath new life into the bio-pic. At times they can come across as rather simple, paint-by-numbers stories covering a person’s life and their achievements, with little technical wonder or creative subject matter. But Radioactive is not that film. Instead, this is a compelling portrait of famed and brilliant scientist Marie […]

The drama hits hard in ‘Savage’

New Zealand is regarded is a beautiful, tranquil island of the South Pacific where many people have built their own personal paradise, but it also harbors a dark side with it’s fearsome gang culture and now celebrated director Sam Kelly (Lambs) takes audiences inside this culture with his hard-hitting new crime drama Savage. Watch the […]

Time travel brings out the horrors in ‘Antebellum’

A terrifying new trailer for time-travel horror movie Antebellum, and this one is certain to raise your pulse! Check out the freaky new trailer below: Here’s the official synopsis: Successful author Veronica Henley (Janelle Monáe) finds herself trapped in a nightmarish reality and must find a way to break free. Packing a fearsome level of […]

Evil returns with ‘Halloween Kills’

They say you can never really destroy evil, and if there’s any character in horror cinema that is the walking embodiment of this trope it is most definitely homicidal serial killer Michael Myers. Brought back to life with a terrifying new energy in 2018’s Halloween! Now in a special treat returning director and the maestro […]

Will Keanu Reeves return as John Constantine

In 2005 Hollywood action superstar Keanu Reeves brought to life the iconic sorcerer and occultist John Constantine, in a brand new life and vision of the famed magician/con man in Francis Lawrence’s impressive summer blockbuster. While Reeves’ Constantine did divert from the original source material he played the role with a commitment to the original […]

Guillermo del Toro is determined to make ‘At the Mountains of Madness’

Every filmmaker has a dream project. A film that they have a burning desire to bring to the big screen. For Academy Award winner Guillermo del Toro that film is undoubtedly At the Mountains of Madness, a legendary horror story from weird horror maestro H.P. Lovecraft, which the filmmaker as long wanted to see brought […]

‘Perry Mason’ – ‘Chapter Two’ – Review

“Who tells the truth anymore”, said with a sarcastic wit by John Lithgow’s E.B. Jonathan, the resident employer of our down on his luck private investigator Perry Mason (Matthew Rhys), and whose words have a big effect on Mason in this second episode of what is becoming a very intense and gripping piece of television. […]

David Ayer brings the intensity with ‘The Tax Collector’

Visually gifted storyteller David Ayer is returning to his home turf with of South Central Los Angeles with a gritty new drama in The Tax Collector, and this one is gonna give you a rush when the bullets start to spray courtesy of a chilling performance from Shia LeBouf. Watch the ruthless new trailer below: […]

‘Trolls World Tour’ – Review

It’s been some time since we last ventured out to the movies and enjoyed the big-screen spectacle that only the cinema can give moviegoers. Dedicated film fans have been waiting with eager anticipation for the chance to venture back to the big screen and there’s no better movie to welcome us back than Trolls World […]

‘Radioactive’ – Giveaway

We’ve now reached Level 1 and we couldn’t be more excited that cinemas are now beginning to open up again. Film fans can finally get back in front of the big screen to watch movies again and that’s cause for considerable excitement. One film that Kiwi audiences have to check out is Radioactive, a stunning […]