Thursday, February 22, 2024

NZIFF 51: Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Directed by Bi Gan

Long Day’s Journey Into Night is a delicate and ethereal Chinese drama, set in and around the Southeast mainland city of Kaili. The film...

NZIFF 51: Apocalypse Now: Final Cut Directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola’s epic Vietnam war movie returns to the screen for a third tour, with a restored 40th anniversary print that film fans...

NZIFF 51: Stuffed, Directed by Erin Derham

An eclectic and eccentric cast stuff this gorgeous doco that showcases the artistic endeavour and love for animal life these dealers in death have....

NZIFF 51: Monos, Directed by Alejandro Landes

Equal parts Lord of the Flies and Apocalypse Now, the visually stunning Alejando Landes film, Monos, portrays the harrowing dysfunction of a teenage guerrilla...

NZIFF 51: Celebration, Directed by Olivier Meyrou

In 1998, French filmmaker Olivier Meyrou worked alongside Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé, capturing the working dynamic of the pair in an intimate and...

NZIFF 51 Film Review: Les Misérables, Directed by Ladj Ly

Inspired by the Paris suburb riots of 2005, Les Misérables captures the cynicism, indifference, and desperate humanity of three anti-crime unit officers patrolling the...

NZIFF 51: Ruben Brandt, Collector – Directed by Milorad Krstic

A wildly inventive ride, Ruben Brandt, Collector, directed by Milorad Krstic, is one of the best heist movies - live action or animated -...

NZIFF 51 – Film Review: La Belle Époque

La Belle Époque seemed the perfect choice for opening night at the 51st New Zealand International Film Festival, delivering a remarkable ensemble cast and...

Film Review: Parasite (Korean: Gisaengchung) Dir: Bong Joon-Ho

Starring: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Jang Hye-jin, Lee Jung-eun, Jung Ziso. Parasite is the seventh feature film from the...

Documentary Edge International Film Festival – Music Docos Reviewed!

The Documentary Edge Film Festival is Australasia’s premiere international documentary film Festival. This year’s festival begins on Thursday, May 30th and runs through Sunday,...