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Film Review: The Hundred Foot Journey

Film Review: The Hundred Foot Journey

We all develop our own set of prejudices about what we like in a movie, writes Christine Powley.

Cameron sets date for Avatar sequels

Cameron sets date for Avatar sequels

Pandora isn't as far off as you might think, with James Cameron saying he's nearly finished the scripts on the "mega project" he calls Avatar 2, 3 and 4.

The politics of hot air

The politics of hot air

A new documentary shows it is politics, as much as coal, that poses the biggest threat to the world's climate. Tom McKinlay reports.

Film Review: Deliver Us From Evil

Film Review: Deliver Us From Evil

As a self-confessed wimp, the prospect of seeing Deliver us from Evil was daunting, writes Leni Ma'ia'i.

Film Review: The Dark Horse

Film Review: The Dark Horse

Why should we, as taxpayers, finance New Zealand-made movies? Christina Powley asks.

Passion project

Passion project

Kiwi film-maker Florian Habicht's documentary about English band Pulp focuses on people both common and celebrated, writes Shane Gilchrist.

Documentary capture New Caledonian resource grab

Documentary capture New Caledonian resource grab

Watching Cap Bocage is like seeing yourself from behind for the first time.

The recently released documentary featuring New Caledonian environmentalist and independence activist Florent Eurisouke is simultaneously as foreign and familiar as that first unsettling glimpse of the back of your head in a mirror.

And holding the mirror is New Zealand film-maker Jim Marbrook.

Jackson to host private 'Hobbit' screening

Jackson to host private 'Hobbit' screening

An army of international Hobbit fans will soon converge on Middle-earth for a private screening of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with Sir Peter Jackson before the film's theatrical release in December.

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