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 on screens are
Russell Crowe’s AACTA-winning The Water Diviner
The Anthony McCarten-scripted and Oscar-nominated The Theory of Everything, opening on Thursday (5 February)
South Island indie Lexi plays cinemas in that half of the country
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies rages on.
On screens of many sizes is
Michelle Lloyd’s Sunday
Now on disc are
Bryn Evans’ Hip Hop-eration
What We Do in the Shadows
The Dark Horse
Toa Fraser’s The Dead Lands
Coming on disc very soon is
Roger Donaldson’s The November Man (out Wednesday 4 February)
Limbering up ahead of theatrical releases are
McFarland, ex-pat Kiwi Niki Caro’s addition to the canon of Kevin Costner-starring sportsman/redemption movies.
Honorary Kiwi Neill District Nine Blomkamp’s trailer for Chappie
releasing in March
Almost with us are …
Sally Tran’s Timeslow, funded under the Escalator scheme.
TV show iZombie, featuring Rose McIver and due 18 March
And, as usual, we’ll round off the week with a tune.
Presently on the Winery tour, get back to the beginning with Supergroove and Can’t Get Enough.
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