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This is why ‘Wonder Woman’ is so important

The scene comes about halfway into Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman, and it’s about as carefully prepared and elegantly executed a reveal as you’ll find this side of The Third Man. Our heroine, Diana (aka Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman), is being spirited through the foxholes of Western Front (the story is mostly set during WWI, more on the […]

The Ground We Won: a breathtaking examination into rural life and rugby

Rugby is the lifeblood of rural New Zealand communities and both rugby and farming are heavily branded as symbols of New Zealand’s national identity. But what does rugby actually mean to the farmers who play it? That is what documentarians Chris Pryor and Miriam Smith (How Far Is Heaven) set out to discover in their […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer

For those of you who want to experience the joy of watching DC’s two greatest heroes go toe-to-toe in glorious high definition – your prayers have been answered. “That’s how it starts. The fever, the rage…” Watch the official trailer for ‪#‎BatmanvSuperman‬: Dawn of Justice below.