A convicted drug dealer was sentenced to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.
A Wanaka freeskier is leading a team to the tops of the nation’s four skiable volcanoes for an expedition which would make them the first all-female group to do so.
Harry Dean Stanton, whose off-beat demeanour made him a favourite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity to the screen, has died aged 91.
If Sir Winston Churchill is having a moment, so too is Queen Victoria.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
Rebel Wilson has just won the highest ever defamation payout in Australia's history from her legal battle with Bauer Media.
Walt Disney Co delayed the release of the ninth instalment of the "Star Wars" saga to December 2019 after announcing on the return of filmmaker J.J. Abrams to the franchise to write and direct the movie.
A documentary about the life of renowned guitarist Eric Clapton doesn't attempt to whitewash over the darker side of the hard-drinking musician's life, even though it's directed by a longtime friend.
Those hoping the United Nations might act, in a forthright and timely fashion, to head off disaster on the Korean Peninsula should not go to see this movie.
This week, four Otago waterways were declared "lost rivers'' because of their degraded nature, so the issues raised in Seven Rivers Walking (Rialto) are of particular interest.
The film Borg McEnroe, which traces the fierce rivalry between tennis greats Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe on and off the court, has premiered in Swedish capital Stockholm.
Early starts, long hours, lots of sheep: Josh O’Connor tells Vanessa Thorpe of the hard graft behind the acclaimed film God’s Own Country.
The variety of life in Dunedin will be on show during a special film screening at the Dunedin City Library next week.
Jane Fonda wishes the sex scene in her new movie with Robert Redford lasted longer, she said at the Venice film festival, where both received lifetime achievement awards.
Something of a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance festival, with reported standing ovations and large amounts of kudos bestowed on Aussie first-timer Danielle MacDonald, Patti Cake$ is...
When done right, action movies built around chalk-and-cheese protagonists are a box office bonanza.
Plans for an all-female movie of William Golding's young adult classic novel "Lord of the Flies" were slammed for missing the point of the dark and deadly tale of bullying among teenage boys stranded on a desert island.
Attackers set fire to a building used by a Russian director whose film about the last czar's romance with a ballerina has been condemned by religious conservatives.
One thing I have noticed in all my years of writing about films is that most titles have only a fleeting relationship to the film they are attached to.
A female-centric reinterpretation of the 1971 Clint Eastwood/Don Siegel psychosexual Civil War oddity, Sofia Coppola's poetic version of 'A Painted Devil' is both a marvellously empathetic and subtly humorous dig at the male species.