TV & movies

TV & movies


call the midwife

DVD review: Call The Midwife

It’s hard to believe that a television series based around the simple act of birth could sustain itself beyond a couple of series.

Gyllenhaal stars in thriller

The Honourable Woman is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot.

DVF: My life in fashion

Diane von Furstenberg doesn't love reality TV but has made a series about her fashion design company.

Fifty Shades gets streamy

Can you handle the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer?

An interstellar canvas

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is a troubling complexity that will likely give your frontal lobes a twist.


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Two dramas, one night

Sunday nights are set to get a  lot more interesting with two cracking dramas kicking off this weekend.

Miranda Tapsell's Love Child

Miranda Tapsell steps back into the 1960s with her new role in Love Child.

Twin Peaks

Welcome back to Twin Peaks

David Lynch's TV classic is coming back, fulfilling Laura Palmer's 25-year prophesy.


Tim Balme's killer concept

Writer of The Brokenwood Mysteries Tim Balme explains why we all like a bloody good murder.

Tatjana Bozic

A history of heartbreak

The pain of rejection gave Tatjana Bozic the idea for a documentary - asking former lovers what went wrong.

Before I Go To Sleep

Before I Go to Sleep

This film has all the elements of a much better movie than it turns out to be.

Lauren Holly

Lauren Holly's brush with death

A huge Hollywood star in the mid-1990s, Lauren Holly is back on Kiwi screens.

Downton Abbey

Downton to get steamy

According to a 60-second trailer for the new season, 'Downton is catching up with the times'.

Election time

Top 10 election movies

There's nothing like an election to create drama and tension. Here's our list of the 10 best election movies.


Epic work of art

REVIEW: Without question my Film of the Year So Far, Boyhood is a hugely affecting cinematic experience.

Blu-ray review: Cuban Fury

Blu-ray review: Cuban Fury

REVIEW: All's fair in love and salsa.

Danielle Cormack

Tough act to follow

Danielle Cormack, like many Kiwi actors, took a leap of faith to Australia. It's a gamble that's paid off.

Louise Nicholas on set

'Reflecting the truth'

Robert Sarkies has filmed the story of Louise Nicholas, the woman who said she was raped by police.

Sarah Potts

Life-and-death battle for Sarah

The crusade by Shorty doc Sarah Potts to find a cure for a mystery virus is set to have a positive spin-off.

Cliff Curtis in Dark Horse.

An instant Kiwi classic

As Genesis Potini, Cliff Curtis gives the performance of his career so far.

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