Charlie's Country: A foreigner in his own country
Charlie's Country: A foreigner in his own country

For a whitefella Australian born in the Netherlands, Rolf de Heer has an impressive catalogue of Aboriginal stories to his…

Latest NZ Film Festival reviews: Week one
Latest NZ Film Festival reviews: Week one

Wondering what to see at the International Film Festival? Here's our updated page of reviews from the Auckland leg of the…

Film Festival: Dior and I director Frederic Tcheng
Film Festival: Dior and I director Frederic Tcheng

We spoke to Frederic Tcheng , the director of the fashion documentary Dior and I screening at the NZ International Film…

Bringing the arthouse to your house
Bringing the arthouse to your house

Everything We Loved isn't just another of the many local films taking a bow at this year's New Zealand International Film…

New Zealand International Film Festival

Five reasons to see Housebound
Five reasons to see Housebound

Along with the box office-busting What We Do In The Shadows, Housebound is heralding a new dawn in populist…

Hobbit leads to smaller things

A star of the Hobbit trilogy spent his days off from the biggest New Zealand productions to work on one of the smallest.

Dark Horse stars in the spotlight

New Zealand's international actors turned out in force for the New Zealand International Film Festival's glitzy opening…

The Rover: Guy Pearce & Robert Pattinson go Mad Max

Seeing as it takes place in a broken-down civilisation where desperate, lawless men drive beaten-up cars through desolate…

Captain America fights the future in Snowpiercer
Captain America fights the future in Snowpiercer

In his best-known role Chris Evans seems made to embody Captain America. But in roles like Snowpiercer…

Point and Shoot: Madman with a death wish?

Who, exactly, is Matthew VanDyke? Is he a film-maker? Or an adventurer? Is he a madman with a death wish? Or, as some Middle…

Scarlett gets Under the Skin

Of late, a heavily pregnant Scarlett Johansson has happily traded in her sex symbol image. But it's certainly to the fore…

Russell Baillie: Tales worth telling well

It's heartening to have a local star on the front of our film festival special issue. Especially as a younger James Rolleston…

The Dark Horse: All the right moves

James Napier Robertson and Tom Hern have faces that feel familiar, yet not quite familiar enough to place immediately. If…

The Dark Horse: This Boy's life
The Dark Horse: This Boy's life

James Rolleston was just 12 when the accolades began to rain on him for his debut film role in Boy…

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