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THE ROAD TO RHYTHM (NZ Herald)

Road to Rhythm | Part One

You might think Rhythm & Vines is the happiest place on the planet. After all, the New Year's festival features some of the biggest names in the business and has 20,000 odd punters attend each year.

But a new documentary shows it hasn't all been smooth sailing. The Road to Rhythm tells the festival's "warts and all" story, including troubled relationships, financial issues, problems with artists and more.

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Watch all four parts here.

MAKING FUN: THE STORY OF FUNKO (Netflix)

If you know anyone with a pop vinyl obsession, this documentary is must-see viewing. It's all about Funko's tiny little toys that took the world's fandoms by storm, creating small, square-headed versions of everything from film characters to Disney characters to sports stars and more.

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The Netflix film chronicles Funko's rise from a small garage in Washington to the global phenomenon it is now. The film crew spent two years travelling the globe to meet the people who helped shape the company over the previous 20 years, and get a sense of just what it is that has the world hooked on these collectables.


HEIHEI

Check out TVNZ and NZ On Air's new children's streaming platform HEIHEI. It's been designed specifically for our tamariki, so they can watch fun, educational and ad-free content which reflects them as Kiwi kids. Catch series like Fanimals, Maia The Brave, Kai Five, What Now, The Barefoot Bandits and more, via the app or at heihei.nz.


LOVE ISLAND UK AND AUS (TVNZ On Demand)

Need a trashy TV fix to battle the winter blues? Watch some attractive singles look for "love" in the salacious Love Island. Season four of the UK version hits TVNZ OnDemand at midday, June 6, with previous episodes available now. And the Aussie version kicked off this week, with new episodes added weekdays at midday.

EVIL GENIUS (Netflix)

Netflix's latest foray into true crime, Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist, examines the 2003 "pizza bomber" case. It's described as one of America's most bizarre criminal cases, which "starts with the grisly death of a pizza man who robs a bank with a bomb around his neck - and gets weirder from there". Check it out on Netflix now.

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