Sit back, put your feet up, and enjoy the fruits of others’ labours for a few minutes …
There’s not a lot of new NZ content unleashing this early in the year, but still on screens are
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies, 2014’s highest earner at the NZ box office.
Bryn Evans’ Hip Hop-eration
The James Cameron-featuring Deepsea Challenge
Wavering between the occasional theatrical screenings and availability on disc and demand this month are
Michelle Lloyd’s Sunday
Toa Fraser’s The Dead Lands
The Dark Horse
What We Do in the Shadows
Limbering up ahead of theatrical releases are
Russell Crowe in drama The Water Diviner
The Anthony McCarten-scripted and Oscar-nominated The Theory of Everything
McFarland, ex-pat Kiwi Niki Caro’s addition to the canon of Kevin Costner-starring sportsman/redemption movies, soon to close the Santa Barbara IFF and due here in February
Honorary Kiwi Neill District Nine Blomkamp’s trailer for Chappie
releasing in March
Almost ready is …
Sally Tran’s Timeslow, funded under the Escalator scheme.
And, as usual, we’ll round off the week with a tune.
Here’s Lorde’s mucho-nominated Yellow Flicker Beat from The Hunger Games.
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