Thursday, February 29, 2024

Film Review: True History of The Kelly Gang (NZIFF)

True History of The Kelly Gang is definitely NOT as advertised as it is a very fictionalised account of the life and times of...

Film Review: Heroic Losers (La Odisea De Los Giles) (NZIFF)

Heroic Losers (La Odisea De Los Giles) (2019), an Argentine heist comedy set in the early 2000s, tells the story of an endearing bunch...

NZIFF 51 Film Review: Herbs: Songs Of Freedom

The New Zealand International Film Festival featured World Premiere screening of Herbs: Songs Of Freedom as its closing night film at Auckland’s Civic Theatre....

NZIFF 51 – Film Review: La Flor

At over 800 minutes - not including its five, 15-minute intermissions - La Flor is a cinematic experience unlike any other, one that transcends...

NZIFF 51: Watch Thom Zimny Talk About Johnny Cash & Bruce Springsteen at 13th...

Acclaimed music documentary director Thom Zimny stopped by The 13th Floor to discuss his new film, The Gift: The Journey Of Johnny Cash, with...

NZIFF 51: Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love Director: Nick Broomfield

Get out your hankies! If you’re not wiping away at least a few tears at the end of this meditation on the relationship between...

NZIFF 51: Under The Silver Lake Director: David Robert Mitchell

David Robert Mitchell’s “comedic neo-noir mystery” is either a completely bonkers mess of a film, or a work of pure genius. Having sat through...

NZIFF 51: Film Review – Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Listen up, do your ears a favour and catch this fascinating and educational look at the underappreciated art of cinematic sound design. I’m a sucker...

NZIFF 51 – Film Review: The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil

For fans of South Korean television, The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil will serve nicely as a feature-length spiritual companion to the 2014 and...

NZIFF 51: Film Review In Fabric Director: Peter Strickland

In Fabric is a cut above, a deliciously laugh-out-loud black throwback to 70’s horror that’s as blood red as the demented dress of the...