Otago Daily Times: Film

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate," and "Carnal Knowledge," has died aged 83.

Sex reference rating dropped from 'Paddington'

Sex reference rating dropped from 'Paddington'

A description of the new talking bear "Paddington" children's movie saying it contained "mild sex references" has been dropped for "innuendo".

Film Review: The Mystery of Happiness

Film Review: The Mystery of Happiness

The Mystery of Happiness begins with two identical cars driving side by side along a highway.

Film Review: My Old Lady

Film Review: My Old Lady

Written and directed by Israel Horovitz, who has adapted his stage play of the same name for this, his directorial debut, My Old Lady is the sort of film that has all the elements on paper, but doesn't quite translate to the screen.

Film review: Finding Vivian Maier

Film review: Finding Vivian Maier

After only a few minutes of this intriguing documentary many viewers will be asking themselves how many other undiscovered stories like this are out there.

Film review: Interstellar

Film review: Interstellar

Interstellar opens sometime in the near future with humanity grimly trying to hold on to the dying planet.

Smaug unveiled at Wellington airport

Smaug unveiled at Wellington airport

Smaug the Magnificent has been unveiled nestled in rocks overlooking the arrivals terminal at Wellington Airport today.

Film review: St Vincent

Film review: St Vincent

Like most movies, St Vincent (Rialto) works to a template. In this case a crabby oldster is softened up and reintegrated into society through exposure to the pure heart of a winsome child.

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