Movies

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Why Oscars’ big change is idiotic

Why Oscars’ big change is idiotic

THE Academy Awards announced a big change yesterday — and a surprising new category. Frankly, it’s idiotic and an insult to moviegoers.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

What's on the big screen this week

What's on the big screen this week

MILA Kunis and Kate McKinnon team up on a European spy adventure.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Why people are excited about this movie

Why people are excited about this movie

A KIND-OF-REVOLUTION is coming and it’s thanks to a $30 million Hollywood movie. Get excited, because everyone else is.

Poking fun at action spy films

Poking fun at action spy films

But director Susanna Fogel says friendship is at heart of her European romp The Spy Who Dumped Me.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

DC teases next superhero movie

DC teases next superhero movie

LOOKS like DC and Warner Bros finally figured out the winning formula for its comic book movies.

Jihadists as you’ve never seen them

Jihadists as you’ve never seen them

A TROVE of terrorist home videos seized by the authorities offers remarkable insight into the extremists’ lives. WARNING: Graphic

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Your favourite movie car might be a fraud

Your favourite movie car might be a fraud

SPORTS car from iconic movie is up for grabs at an astonishing price — but everything is not all it seems.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Nine movies to watch at home

Nine movies to watch at home

WHY fight for parking when don’t have to? Here are nine movies you should watch this weekend and the best part is it’s crazy cheap.

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Nicole to play real-life news anchor

Nicole to play real-life news anchor

OSCAR-winner Nicole Kidman will star alongside Charlize Theron in an upcoming Hollywood movie about sexual harassment in the news media.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Blockbuster is almost perfect

Blockbuster is almost perfect

MOVE over Bond, you’re being upstaged. With heart-thumping chills and adrenaline-pumping thrills, this is almost perfect.

MOVIE REVIEW: Solid thriller genuinely surprises

MOVIE REVIEW: Solid thriller genuinely surprises

BE HONEST, is there anything you wouldn’t watch Jon Hamm do? Even if he’s perpetually sweaty?

Jaws scene could solve decades-old mystery

Jaws scene could solve decades-old mystery

A WOMAN who appeared briefly in the classic film Jaws could hold the key to a murder mystery that’s baffled police for decades, it’s been alleged.

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Historic deal to boost Netflix rival

Historic deal to boost Netflix rival

FANS of docos, true crime and sport could be the big winners as a $4.2 billion takeover gives a leg-up to Netflix’s main competition.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

The Breaker Upperers shows Kiwis up for a laugh

The Breaker Upperers shows Kiwis up for a laugh

The popularity of New Zealand comedy continues to grow.

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Surprise move as new Star Wars cast revealed

Surprise move as new Star Wars cast revealed

IT’S official — the cast of the next major Star Wars instalment has been announced and there are some new twists for fans who will get to see some of the most...

Make and break for Mission: Impossible stars

Make and break for Mission: Impossible stars

Returning to the Mission: Impossible franchise was a dream come true for Rebecca Ferguson - not even a busted foot and surprise pregnancy could spoil it.

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Ryan Reynolds making Home Alone spin-off

Ryan Reynolds making Home Alone spin-off

IT was one of the top-grossing comedies of all-time. Now Home Alone — the Macaulay Culkin classic — is set for an adult’s only remake.

Wed 25 Jul 2018

MOVIE REVIEW: Kiwi jilt trip free and fearless

MOVIE REVIEW: Kiwi jilt trip free and fearless

Kiwi funny ladies Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek take a refreshingly matter-of-fact approach to female sexuality in The Breaker Upperers.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

The dark, grisly stories behind Disney classics

The dark, grisly stories behind Disney classics

IF YOU had a happy childhood filled with fond memories of Disney movies, prepare for that to be crushed. We were lied to.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

MOVIE REVIEW: Mamma Mia 2 a sentimental, if messy, sequel

MOVIE REVIEW: Mamma Mia 2 a sentimental, if messy, sequel

IT WILL make some cinema-goers cringe, but this musical time-jumper delivers just what ABBA fans want to see and hear.

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