The winners of the 2022 New Zealand Mountain Film & Book Festival have been announced.
Director Robert Eggers says he is shocked he’s made a movie as macho as the blood-soaked Viking blockbuster The Northman, he tells Guy Lodge.
The second — and hopefully last — film spun off from Julian Fellowes’ successful TV series is as hammy, silly, and undeniably entertaining as ever, writes Peter Bradshaw.
A prominent New Zealand director has been larking about the South as he scouts for possible filming locations in the area.
Actor Johnny Depp has told a court that former wife Amber Heard was the one who became violent in their relationship, and that her false accusations cost him "nothing less than everything."
Actor Johnny Depp has testified that he never struck his ex-wife Amber Heard and challenged her in a defamation case to correct the public's perception and stand up for his children.
The latest chapter in Hollywood star Johnny Depp's legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard has begun in the US with a defamation trial over allegations Heard made about domestic abuse.
Will Smith has been banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years after the best actor winner slapped presenter Chris Rock on stage at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.
Will Smith refused a request to leave the Oscars ceremony after he slapped presenter Chris Rock, Hollywood's film academy says, as it began a process that could lead to the best actor winner's expulsion.
Will Smith has apologised to Chris Rock for slapping the comedian at the Academy Awards, issuing a statement after the film academy said it might take action against the Oscar-winning actor.
The Power of the Dog may not have won all the gongs at the Oscars, but a Central Otago farmer is delighted her Ida Valley farm - one of the stars of the atmospheric film - helped propel Dame Jane Campion to a historic best director award.
Dame Jane Campion has won the best director Oscar for The Power of the Dog, becoming the third woman in Academy Awards' history to take home the prize. The dark Western was largely filmed in Otago and missed out on best picture.
For his Oscar-nominated film Drive My Car, Ryusuke Hamaguchi adapted three stories and a play, writes Michael Ordona.
Eve Ainscow spent years helping build evidence against her film veteran boss and endured a week of humiliation in court testifying against him.
Otago locals involved with filming of The Power of the Dog are thrilled and proud when the movie and NZ director Dame Jane Campion added more high-profile awards to a swag of accolades and nominations.
William Hurt, an Oscar-winning actor known for his roles in movies such as "Kiss of the Spider Woman" and "Broadcast News," died on Sunday at the age of 71, according to Deadline.
Dame Jane Campion's dark western The Power of the Dog, filmed in Otago, has scooped the top two honours at the British Academy Film Awards, winning best film and director for the New Zealander.
A quest to help members of ethnic communities develop their creativity has been a driving force for a Dunedin training organisation.
Organisers of the 20th NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival remain optimistic the June event will go ahead.