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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

Movie review - Journey's End

11/14/2018
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Journey's End is a new version of R C Sheriff's classic play about World War I, following a small group of men on the eve of the 1918 Spring Offensive. Stars Sam Claflin (Their Finest, My Cousin Rachel), Paul Bettany and Asa Butterfield.

Duration:00:05:35

Movie review - The girl in the spider's web

11/14/2018
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Review - When Stieg Larssen died, the new author of the "Millenium" novels decided Lisbeth was by far the most interesting character - which is true - and the story would benefit from concentrating on her, which isn't, Simon Morris writes.

Duration:00:06:54

Movie review - Vermilion

11/14/2018
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Vermilion stars Jennifer Ward-Lealand as a composer whose life undergoes a dramatic change, affecting her and her friends and family. Directed by Dorthe Scheffmann.

Duration:00:04:39

At the Movies for 14 November 2018

11/14/2018
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris reviews New Zealand film Vermilion, starring Jennifer Ward-Lealand, and the first Lisbeth Salander film not based on a Stieg Larssen book, The girl in the spider's web. Also out this week, a new film of the classic World War One play Journey's End.

Duration:00:22:47

Cinematographer - Simon Raby

11/7/2018
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Cinematographer Simon Raby talks about his award-winning work on the documentary The Heart Dances, and his upcoming gig as lighting cameraman for Mortal Engines, produced by Sir Peter Jackson.

Duration:00:14:44

Review - Bohemian Rhapsody

11/7/2018
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Bohemian Rhapsody - co-written by New Zealand's Anthony McCarten - tells the story of Freddy Mercury and Queen. Starring Rami Malek as Freddy.

Duration:00:06:22

At The Movies for 7 November 2018

11/7/2018
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Simon Morris looks at several Kiwi films based on reality - including documentaries Yellow is forbidden and Born Racer: The Scott Dixon story - and talks to one of our most versatile cinematographers.

Duration:00:23:56

Movie review: American Animals

10/31/2018
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American Animals cuts between real life and dramatization, telling the true story of a heist that went wrong. Directed by Bart Layton (The Imposter).

Duration:00:05:42

Movie review: Mandy

10/31/2018
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Mandy is a revival of the old "video nasties" of the Eighties. It stars Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough (Death of Stalin).

Duration:00:05:45

Movie review: Hunter Killer

10/31/2018
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Hunter Killer is an old-fashioned submarine thriller featuring a very unlikely take on modern US-Russian relations. Starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman.

Duration:00:06:04

At the Movies for 31 October 2018

10/31/2018
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Simon Morris wonders why the movies' view of real life is so inaccurate these days.

Duration:00:23:06

Review: She Shears is heartwarming if not mind-blowing

10/24/2018
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Whoever picked the five stars of the Kiwi documentary She Shears deserves some kind of award, says Simon Morris. The film is an appealing look at some highly competitive female shearers.

Duration:00:05:21

Review: Saoirse Ronan soars in The Seagull

10/24/2018
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The Seagull is a new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov play that emphasizes the theme of celebrity culture. If you want to see versatility and talent – and one of the finest actors around – check it out, says Simon Morris.

Duration:00:06:05

Review: King of Thieves has nostalgic appeal but is low on surprise

10/24/2018
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King of Thieves is a senior heist movie based on a real-life story and starring Sir Michael Caine, Sir Tom Courtenay and Jim Broadbent.

Duration:00:05:35

At The Movies for 24 October 2018

10/24/2018
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Simon Morris returns in time to review pensioner-heist movie King of Thieves, a new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's famous play The Seagull, and a New Zealand documentary with a title that tells it all - She shears.

Duration:00:22:53

At The Movies 17 Oct 2018

10/18/2018
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Doug Dillaman and Sarah Watt consider Halloween, Westwood and the latest take on A Star is Born.

Duration:00:25:58

At The Movies for 10 October 2018

10/10/2018
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On At The Movies this week, while Simon Morris is on leave, husband and wife reviewers Doug Dillaman and Sarah Watt review the latest superhero blockbuster Venom, the hard to define Bad Times at the El Royale and the biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, First Man.

Duration:00:23:21

At The Movies for 3 October 2018

10/3/2018
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Film reviewers Sarah Watt and Doug Dillaman host At the Movies while Simon Morris is on leave. This week, they look at: 'House with a Clock In Its Walls', 'RBG' - a documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot'

Duration:00:23:15

Review - Mirai

9/26/2018
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Dan Slevin reviews a new Japanese anime told from the point of view of a four-year-old boy forced to confront the arrival of a new baby sister.

Duration:00:02:47

Review - Searching

9/26/2018
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John Cho plays a widowed father whose daughter goes missing, reviewed by Dan Slevin.

Duration:00:03:12