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A weekly topical magazine show about current film releases and film related topics.

A weekly topical magazine show about current film releases and film related topics.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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A weekly topical magazine show about current film releases and film related topics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Review - Herbs: Songs of Freedom

8/21/2019
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Tearepa Kahi's follow-up to Poi E is a documentary about 40 years of one of New Zealand's most beloved bands (reviewed by Dan Slevin).

Duration:00:03:28

Review - A Dog's Journey

8/21/2019
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Dan Slevin reviews the sequel to the 2017 family movie about a dog who is regularly reincarnated so he can look after three generations of his family, A Dog's Journey.

Duration:00:06:08

Review - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

8/21/2019
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as a fading TV Western star and his stunt double as they navigate the changes in Tinseltown in 1969 (reviewed by Dan Slevin).

Duration:00:13:26

At the Movies for 21 August 2019

8/21/2019
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Dan Slevin is filling in for Simon Morris and he reviews the new film by Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; a family movie about a dog with a talent for reincarnation, A Dog’s Journey; and a documentary about a beloved Kiwi band, Herbs: Songs of Freedom.

Duration:00:25:16

Review - Diego Maradona

8/14/2019
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Asif Kapadia's follow-up to his Oscar winning documentary Amy (and his Bafta winner Senna), this film focuses on the blistering six years of Maradona's career between 1984 and 1990 (reviewed by Dan Slevin).

Duration:00:04:07

Review - Late Night

8/14/2019
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Dan Slevin reviews a comedy about a veteran New York TV chat show host (Emma Thompson) given a new lease on life by an up and coming comedy writer (Mindy Kaling).

Duration:00:07:59

Review - Palm Beach

8/14/2019
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A one-hit wonder Aussie rock band reunites for their manager's birthday and some resentments and frustrations boil over despite the beautiful location (reviewed by Dan Slevin).

Duration:00:05:09

At the Movies for 14 August 2019

8/14/2019
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Dan Slevin is filling in for Simon Morris and he reviews a film about the reunion of some Australian baby boomers, Palm Beach; a TV chat show host rediscovering her mojo in Late Night and a documentary about arguably the greatest football player who ever lived, Diego Maradona.

Duration:00:24:07

Review - Support The Girls

8/7/2019
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Support the girls is a day in the life of a bunch of young female waitresses at a bar strongly reminiscent of the real-life Hooters chain. Stars Regina Hall (Girls Trip, Little)

Duration:00:05:40

Review - Here Comes The Grump

8/7/2019
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Here comes the Grump is a remake of a forgotten TV series from the Sixties. Features the voice talent of Ian McShane and Lily Collins.

Duration:00:05:20

Review - Hobbs and Shaw

8/7/2019
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Hobbs and Shaw features action stars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, but they're in danger of having the film stolen from them by Idris Elba, Dame Helen Mirren and Vanessa Kirby (The Crown).

Duration:00:06:22

At The Movies for 7 August 2019

8/7/2019
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Simon Morris wonders whether the current climate of "big titles, not big stars" always works. He looks at a new movie starring the two current biggest names in action thrillers, a minor children's animation movie with a celebrity voice cast, and a little independent film that rests entirely on its lead performances.

Duration:00:23:00

Review - The Kepper

7/31/2019
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The keeper tells the true story of Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war who became one of England's favourite footballers.

Duration:00:05:31

Review - The Public

7/31/2019
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The Public features a standoff between the police and a group of homeless people staging a sit-in at the public library. Features Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone (The Hunger Games) and Emilio Estevez, who also wrote, produced and directed it.

Duration:00:05:50

Review - Booksmart

7/31/2019
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Booksmart sees actress Olivia Wilde debut as a director. It's a new female-skewed take on R-rated high school comedies like Superbad, with guest spots from Lisa Kudrow and Jason Sudeikis.

Duration:00:05:38

At The Movies for 31 July 2019

7/31/2019
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Simon Morris looks at some films that overcome a lack of budget by calling in favours from the film-makers' friends and family. These include a high school comedy, a social drama, the unlikely true story of a German prisoner of war who became a British football legend, and a Kiwi family comedy called Births deaths and marriages.

Duration:00:22:57

Review - Pauline Kael

7/24/2019
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And What she said: The art of Pauline Kael is a documentary about the life and opinions of the former New Yorker film reviewer. Simon talks to the film's director Rob Garver.

Duration:00:15:04

Review - The Lion King

7/24/2019
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The Lion King is a phenomenally successful - at the box office - digital remake of 1994 Disney film, featuring the voice talent of Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiafor, Seth Rogen and James Earl Jones.

Duration:00:04:27

Review - Rory's Way

7/24/2019
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Rory's Way features Brian Cox as a crusty invalid from the Hebrides reuniting with his estranged son in San Francisco. Also featuring Roseanne Arquette.

Duration:00:04:11

At The Movies for 24 July 2019

7/24/2019
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Simon Morris looks at a documentary about the most opinionated - and some say the greatest - film critic ever, the late Pauline Kael. He also checks out two films Kael would have turned her nose up at - the remake of a Disney animated classic, and a tear-jerking, feel-good movie.

Duration:00:28:03