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Trailer: “Doctor Sleep”(2019)

Trailer: “Doctor Sleep”(2019) “Doctor Sleep” continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh Curran star in the supernatural thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, from his own screenplay based upon the novel by Stephen King. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured […]

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“Annabelle comes Home” (2019) – Growing Up Warren Featurette

“Annabelle comes Home” (2019) – Growing Up Warren Featurette “Annabelle Comes Home” is the third instalment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful “Annabelle” films starring the infamous sinister doll from the “Conjuring” universe. Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter of the “Annabelle” films, “IT” and “The Nun,” makes his directorial debut on the film, which is produced by Peter Safran, who has […]

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Movie review: “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” (2019)

“X-Men: Dark Phoenix” (2019) Action 114 Minutes Written & directed by: Simon Kinberg Featuring:  James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp and Jessica Chastain Erik Lehnsherr: “The world is on the brink!” Professor Charles Xavier: “I’m sorry, I didn’t stop this sooner…” Erik Lehnsherr: “You’re always sorry, Charles. And there’s always a speech. But nobody cares!” Has there ever been […]

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Movie review: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019)

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019) Action 130 Minutes Written by: Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields Directed by: Michael Dougherty Featuring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O’Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe and Zhang Ziyi Senator Williams: “So you’d want to make Godzilla our pet.” [laughter] Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: “No. We would be his.” This week sees the release […]

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Trailer: “The Kitchen” (2019)

The gritty, female-driven mob drama “The Kitchen,” from New Line Cinema and BRON Creative, was written and directed by Andrea Berloff, who was nominated for an Oscar for the original screenplay for “Straight Outta Compton.”  “The Kitchen” stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison […]

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Trailer: “The Goldfinch” (2019)

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Amazon Studios, “The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Theodore “Theo” Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy […]

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Trailer: “Rambo: Last Blood” (2019)

Trailer: “Rambo: Last Blood” (2019) The fifth and final installment in the series sees Stallone reprising his role of John Rambo who is now living on a ranch in Arizona, trying to pick up casual work wherever he can. Soon his friend and estate manager informs him that her granddaughter (Yvette Monreal) went missing in Mexico. This leads to Rambo […]

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Movie review: “Rocketman” (2019)

“Rocketman” (2019) Musical 121 Minutes Written by: Lee Hall Directed by: Dexter Fletcher Featuring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard Bernie Taupin: “Don’t you want to just sing without this ridiculous paraphernalia?” Elton John: “People don’t pay to see Reg Dwight! They pay to see ELTON JOHN!” There has rarely been a movie like this week’s rock biopic “Rocketman” (2019) […]

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DVD review: “The Alienist” (2018)

DVD review: “The Alienist” (2018) Drama/Mystery/Television 10 Episodes Produced by: E. Max Frye, Steve Golin, Rosalie Swedlin, Chris Symes, Jakob Verbruggen, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Eric Roth Featuring: Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Brian Geraghty, Robert Ray Wisdom, Douglas Smith, Matthew Shear, Q’orianka Kilcher, Matt Lintz, Dakota Fanning Kreizler[to Sara]: I’ve made my life’s work the study of the human mind. And now my own mind […]

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Green Book” (2018)

“Green Book” (2018)  Drama Running Time: 130 minutes Written by: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly Directed by: Peter Farrelly Featuring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Aliand Linda Cardellini Dr. Don Shirley:” So if I’m not black enough and if I’m not white enough, then tell me, Tony, what am I?” Every year around awards time many films are released to try and […]

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DVD review: “Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018)

“Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018) Television Drama 12 Episodes Created by: Ben Young Mason & Justin Wilkes Directed by: David Yarovesky Featuring: Ben Cotton, Alberto Ammann, Anamaria Marinca, Clémentine Poidatz Jihae and Sammi Rotibi Released this month on to a DVD box set is the Nat Geo series “Mars – Season 1 & 2” (2017-2018) which attempts to blend documentary with a narrative story, […]

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DVD review: “Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020)

“Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020) Drama 10 Episodes Produced & Created by: Rowan Joffe Featuring: Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks, Leanne Best, Christopher Heyerdahl, Roark Critchlow Angela: “He tried to hang herself, Jim. Because of what you did. Because of Jack.“ This month sees the release of “Tin Star – Season Two” (2017-2020) on DVD after a run on television […]

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Trailer: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” (2019)

Trailer: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” (2019) Sony Pictures has released the red-band full-length trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s ninth directorial feature – the Los Angeles 1969-set noir tale “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. The trailer launches right as the film is in the midst of its world premiere at Cannes. The story follows a washed-up ex-western actor (Leonardo […]

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Featurette: “Child’s Play” (2019)

Featurette: “Child’s Play” (2019) A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic film, CHILD’S PLAY follows Karen, a single mother who gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. CHILD’S PLAY is directed by Lars Klevberg and stars Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry and Mark Hamill. CHILD’S PLAY releases in New Zealand cinemas […]

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Movie review: “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” (2019)

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” (2019)  Action Running Time: 131 minutes Written by: Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, and Marc Abrams Directed by: Chad Stahelski Featuring: Keanu Reeves,  Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Anjelica Huston and Ian McShane The Director: “All of this for what, because of a puppy?” John Wick: “It wasn’t just a puppy.” This week see the release […]