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At the Movies

RNZ New Zealand

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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Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Review - Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

11/22/2017
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Professor Marston and the wonder women tells the unlikely story about the man who created Wonder Woman and his unconventional relationship with two women. Stars Luke Evans (The Hobbit) and Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona).

Duration: 00:06:39


At the movies for 15 November 2017

11/15/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at the latest star-studded version of the old Agatha Christie war-horse, Murder on the Orient Express, the social media satire Ingrid goes west, and a story about real-life fire-fighters - Only the brave.

Duration: 00:24:08


Movie review - Madame

11/8/2017
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Madame sees a maid promoted to last-minute guest by her snobby employer. Stars Toni Collette, Harvey Keitel and Pedro Almodovar favourite Rossy de Palma. Directed by Frenchwoman Amanda Sthers.

Duration: 00:05:49


Movie review - Let me go

11/8/2017
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Let me go is based on a real-life memoir of a woman confronted with her ageing, war-criminal mother. Stars Juliet Stevenson, directed by Polly Steele.

Duration: 00:06:27


At The Movies for 25 October 2017

10/25/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris welcomes two New Zealand films that went with their gut rather than a formula - No ordinary Sheila and Waru. He also reviews two very different North American films - Canadian indie Maudie and climate change disaster movie Geostorm.

Duration: 00:24:11


Review - Frantz

10/18/2017
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French-German film Frantz takes an 80-year-old classic film and swaps the plot around. Directed by Francois (Potiche) Ozon.

Duration: 00:06:28


Review - The Mountain Between Us

10/18/2017
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The mountain between us blends two ideas - the "couple in peril" and the "wilderness survival" plots. Stars Kate Winslett and Idris Elba.

Duration: 00:06:59


Review - Happy Death Day

10/18/2017
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Happy Death Day is daylight robbery of one of the best loved - and best known - comedy plots there is. And it works far better than it ought to! Stars Jessica Rothe, directed by Christopher (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse) Landon.

Duration: 00:07:18


At The Movies for 18 October 2017

10/18/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to three films with very few expectations built in - comedy-horror Happy Death Day, couple in peril The mountain between us, and French-German drama Frantz, set immediately after World War One.

Duration: 00:24:04


Review - Another Man's Son

10/11/2017
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Another mother's son is a story set in the one part of Britain occupied by the Nazis during World War Two - the Channel Islands. Stars Jenny Seagrove.

Duration: 00:06:31


Review - Final Portrait

10/11/2017
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Final Portrait is actor and now director Stanley Tucci's tribute to painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti. Stars Geoffrey Rush and Armie Hammer.

Duration: 00:06:31


At the movies for 4 October 2017

10/4/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris checks out the new New Zealand film The Changeover, starring Timothy Spall and based on a Margaret Mahy book. He also looks at the remake of the Nineties hit Flatliners, and another hit from the Film Festival - the acclaimed Lady Macbeth.

Duration: 00:24:04


ATM A Ghost Story

9/27/2017
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And A ghost story features a traditional sheet-clad ghost, but the end result is touching rather than comedic. Stars Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck.

Duration: 00:05:55


ATM Kingsman Golden Circle

9/27/2017
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Kingsman: The Golden Circle takes newly dapper spy Eggsy to America. Co-starring Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges and Halle Berry.

Duration: 00:06:52


ATM Lego Ninjago

9/27/2017
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The Lego Ninjago Movie is more from the plastic brick company - though "more" doesn't necessarily mean better.

Duration: 00:06:05


At The Movies for 27 September 2017

9/27/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris goes to two holiday films - The Lego Ninjago Movie and the second Kingsman comedy-actioner, The Golden Circle. By contrast he also reviews one of the favourites at the recent Film Festival - A ghost story.

Duration: 00:23:47


ATM - Victoria and Abdul

9/20/2017
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The controversial Mother! Is Darren Aronofski's drama/allegory a breath of fresh air, or one of the worst films ever? Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Duration: 00:07:00


ATM - Mother

9/20/2017
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Victoria and Abdul reunites English director Stephen Frears with his Philomena star, Dame Judi Dench who plays Queen Victoria again, 20 years after Mrs Brown.

Duration: 00:06:00


ATM - American Assassin

9/20/2017
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American Assassin revives the old-fashioned action thriller. Starring Michael Keaton and Dylan (Maze Runner) O'Brien.

Duration: 00:06:59


At The Movies for 20 September 2017

9/20/2017
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Simon Morris notes the lack of independent film "auteurs" at the moment, but welcomes one in the shape of American Darren Aronofski. He also welcomes a less elevated thriller, and one from a reliable British actress-director team.

Duration: 00:24:13

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