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Wellington, New Zealand

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

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English


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American Made

8/30/2017
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American Made stars Tom Cruise as the real-life pilot Barry Seal, who worked for both the CIA and the drug barons in the Eighties.

Duration: 00:06:20


At The Movies for 30 August 2017

8/30/2017
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Simon Morris is reminded of the limitations of "based on real life" by three fact-based movies. American Made stars Tom Cruise as the real-life pilot Barry Seal, who worked for both the CIA and the drug barons in the Eighties. In Between shows the life of three Palestinian women in Israel, torn between modern club-life and the values of their parents. And An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power is how global-warming activist Al Gore tried to achieve consensus at the Paris climate change...

Duration: 00:23:33


Movie review - The trip to Spain

8/23/2017
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The Trip To Spain - the third Trip movie - features dueling comedians Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan, with a side-order of Spanish cuisine.

Duration: 00:06:41


Movie review - Logan lucky

8/23/2017
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Logan Lucky sees director Steven Soderberg (Oceans 11) return to the big screen, and the heist movie. Starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig.

Duration: 00:07:09


Movie review - Dark Tower

8/23/2017
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The Dark Tower is very American fantasy from novelist Stephen King, pitting Idris Elba (good) against Matthew McConaughey (evil).

Duration: 00:07:20


Review - Paris can wait

7/26/2017
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80-year-old-Eleanor Coppola is the wife of Oscar-winner Francis Coppola and she's made her first feature film, Paris Can Wait, reviewed by Dan Slevin.

Duration: 00:06:05


Review - Baby driver

7/26/2017
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Dan Slevin reviews Edgar Wright's music-inspired heist thriller, Baby Drive, which features lots of car chases.

Duration: 00:06:30


Review - Dunkirk

7/26/2017
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Dan Slevin reviews the World War II epic, Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan.

Duration: 00:09:10


At the Movies for 26 July 2017

7/26/2017
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Dan Slevin is filling in for Simon Morris and this week he reviews Dunkirk, Baby Driver and Paris Can Wait.

Duration: 00:24:04


Review - Long Way North

7/19/2017
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Animated film about a young girl from 19th century St Petersburg journeys to the Arctic to search for her grandfather, reviewed by Dan Slevin.

Duration: 00:04:20


Review - The Journey

7/19/2017
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Dan Slevin reviews Nick Hamm's reimagining of a key moment in the Northern Irish peace process, starring Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall.

Duration: 00:07:03


Review - War For The Planet of the Apes

7/19/2017
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Dan Slevin reviews the final episode of the trilogy that rebooted a beloved franchise.

Duration: 00:07:58


At The Movies for 19 July 2017

7/19/2017
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On At the Movies, Dan Slevin reviews the final instalment of the modern Planet of the Apes trilogy, War for the Planet of the Apes; a fictionalised portrayal of the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement, The Journey and Long Way North, an animated film about a teenage girl searching for her grandfather at the North Pole.

Duration: 00:24:12


Movie review - Monsieur Chocolat

7/12/2017
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Monsieur Chocolat plays to the French obsession with traditional mime, with the true story of the clown who became the most famous black man in France.

Duration: 00:07:33


At The Movies for 28 June 2017

6/28/2017
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Simon Morris and Bill Gosden, the Director of the New Zealand International Film Festival, preview the 2017 season. The Festival opens in Auckland on July the 20th, in Wellington the following week, and then travels around the country for the rest of the year. Among the highlights are Cannes Film Festival winner, The Square… Gaylene Preston's documentary, My Year With Helen… and Sofia Coppola's feminist take on an old Clint Eastwood western, The beguiled.

Duration: 00:29:37


Movie review - All eyez on me

6/21/2017
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All Eyez On Me adds very little to what we already know about rapper Tupac Shakur.

Duration: 00:06:56


At the Movies #686 - Out of the comfort zone

5/31/2017
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Simon Morris dives into three movies, all rather outside his usual specialist subjects. Norman sees Richard Gere in the unlikely role of a loser, New York "fixer". Also featuring Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi and Charlotte Gainsbourg. The film version of Stephen Fry's novel The Hippopotamus depends heavily on sharing Fry's enthusiasms. And The Passion of Augustine requires some familiarity with nuns, Vatican 2 and Quebec's Quiet Revolution of the early 1960s.

Duration: 00:24:26


At the Movies for 24 May 2017

5/24/2017
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On At The Movies, Simon Morris wonders why the new King Arthur - Legend of the Sword - resolutely refuses to bust blocks. He also looks at the charming - and often hilarious - Kiwi documentary Pecking order and a British drama, based on the Julian Barnes best-seller, The sense of an ending.

Duration: 00:23:30


After the Storm

5/17/2017
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And After the storm is a charming family drama from writer director Hirokazu (Like father like son) Koreeda.

Duration: 00:05:58


Viceroy's House

5/17/2017
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Viceroy's House tells the story of the last Viceroy of India, and how the struggle for India's independence in 1947 ended in the bloody Partition. Starring Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson.

Duration: 00:07:36

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