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Battleship Teaser Poster, Site

Battleship Teaser Poster, Site

The official website for Universal’s board-game based movie, BATTLESHIP, directed by Peter Berg has been launched and apparently it’s got a countdown clock that will reveal something Wednesday (US time?). It’ll probably be the...

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger

Comic book movies are a dime a dozen these days, and as Chris Evans recently said, it’s good to have films focussing on an American view rather than a global view popular once again....

#NZFF Taxi Driver

#NZFF Taxi Driver

My final film at this years New Zealand Film Festival was the restored classic Taxi Driver. It certainly was a popular pick, with the might Civic fairly packed for the screening. Taxi Driver is...

#NZFF Anton Chekhov’s The Duel

#NZFF Anton Chekhov’s The Duel

It has to be said that Anton Chekhov’s The Duel was one of the weirdest films I saw at the New Zealand Film Festival, probably because it is a close adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s...

#NZFF Sons of Perdition

#NZFF Sons of Perdition

Underage sex seemed to the the unintentional thread that connected most of the films I was able to catch at this years New Zealand Film Festival. The first of these films was a documentary:...

#NZFF Something Ventured

#NZFF Something Ventured

There is one thing i do love about the New Zealand Film Festival.. You are always going to come out of it finding cinematic gems. Something Ventured was a documentary that could quite possibly...