Film Festival Diary – Day Nine & Ten (26/07 & 27/07)

NZIFFlogo13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett and Veronica McLaughlin – have been hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland over the weekend, enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 26th & 27th of July.

Click here to read reviews of Borgman, The Boy and the World, Boyhood, Housebound, The Salt of the Earth, The Tale of Princess Kaguya, Watchers of the Sky, When Animals Dream and The Wonders

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MAMIL: Middle-Aged Men In Lycra

Mark Hadlow MAMIL Photo credit ANDREW MALMO 1The thought of watching a middle-aged man in lycra should not put you off going to see MAMIL: Middle-Aged Men In Lycra. Back in the 90s actor Mark Hadlow (AKA Dori from The Hobbit) tapped into our collective unconsciousness with the acclaimed one-man show SNAG.

Click here to read the full review from Kathryn van Beek.

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Film Festival Diary – Day Eight (25/07)

NZIFFlogo13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett, Marty Duda and Veronica McLaughlin – are currently hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 25th of July.

Click here to read reviews of Animation Now 2014, Fish & Cat, Maps to the Stars, Venus in Fur and Why Don’t You Play in Hell?

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Film Festival Diary – Day Seven (24/07)

NZIFFlogo13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett, Marty Duda and Veronica McLaughlin – are currently hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 24th of July.

Click here to read reviews of The Darkside, First Cousin Once Removed, The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, Night Moves, Pulp: a Film About Life Death and Supermarkets and The Reunion

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Film Festival Diary – Day Six (23/07)

NZIFFlogoThe 13th Floor’s Steve Austin has been hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as hecan. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 23rd of July.

Click here to read reviews of Frank, Killers, Leviathan, Particle Fever, Ukraine Is Not A Brothel

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Elbow Return To Powerstation

ElbowOne of England’s finest bands, ELBOW will showcase their sublime sound and grace in an intoxicating live performance when they return to New Zealand in November to perform at The Powerstation in Auckland. The tour follows the release of their latest musical masterwork, ‘The Take Off and Landing of Everything’.

THE POWERSTATION         AUCKLAND  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1

TICKETS ON SALE 10.00am FRIDAY AUGUST 1

My Live Nation pre-sale: begins 11.00am Monday July 28 until 5pm Tuesday July 29

Ticketmaster pre-sale: begins 12.00midday Wednesday July 30 until 5pm Thursday July 31

Click here to read the entire press release for more details.

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Film Festival Diary – Day Four & Five (21/07 & 22/07)

NZIFFlogoThe 13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett and Veronica McLaughlin – are currently hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 21st & 22nd of July.

Click here to read reviews of 52 Tuesdays, God Help the Girl, In Order of Disappearance, Jodorowsky’s Dune, The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, The Lady from Shanghai, The Overnighters and Starred Up.

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Mahalia Jackson Theatre, New Orleans (Concert Review)

Nick & The SeedsNick Cave and The Bad Seeds and New Orleans…you just knew it was going to be special…and it was. Cave preached his own style of gospel in the Mahalia Jackson Theatre calling up both the righteous and the profane.

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Film Festival Diary – Day Three (20/07)

NZIFFlogo13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett and Marty Duda – are currently hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 20th of July.

Click here to read reviews of Joe, Kumiko the Treasure Hunter, Kung Fu Elliot, The Punk Singer, The Rover and Winter Sleep

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Film Festival Diary – Day Two (19/7/2014)

NZIFFlogo13th Floor’s intrepid team – Steve Austin, Clayton Barnett and Veronica McLaughlin – are currently hunkered down in cinemas around central Auckland enjoying as much of the New Zealand International Film Festival as they can. This is a daily diary of capsule reviews of movies viewed on 19th of July.

Click here to read reviews of Under the Skin, The Congress, Hard to be a God, The Lunchbox, The Mule, Nga Whanaunga 2014, The Noble Family and Print the Legend

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