Sit back, put your feet up, and enjoy the fruits of others’ labours for a few minutes …
The Anthony McCarten-scripted, BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated The Theory of Everything
Honorary Kiwi Neill District Nine Blomkamp’s Chappie
Chris Pryor & Miriam Smith’s The Ground We Won will have its world premiere in the NZIFF’s Autumn Events programme this weekend.
Limbering up ahead of release are
Driving away with the NZ all-time opening week record is the last of the Fast & Furious franchise, with some input from Weta.
The Actors Programme webseries One Dollar Reserve is right here
McFarland, USA, ex-pat Kiwi Niki Caro’s addition to the canon of Kevin Costner-starring sportsman/redemption movies.
Festival fare …
Running until Wednesday is the African Film Festival NZ. Here’s the festival opener, The Forgotten Kingdom.
Make My Movie winner Deathgasm, which last week enjoyed an extra screening at SXSW.
Opening here 21 May, here’s an early look at Sundance-winner Slow West, shot down south last year.
As usual, we’ll round off the week with a tune.
This week it’s Strange Babes’ Come Back Around.
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