Sit back, put your feet up, and enjoy the fruits of others’ labours for a few minutes …
We’ll kick off with congratulations
Prisca Bouchet & Nick Mayow’s Le Taxidermiste, last year the winner of the Best Self-Funded Short Film gong at the NZ Film Awards, this week the winner of a Special Jury Award at the New Orleans Film Festival.
Max Currie’s Everything We Loved, for which Brett Stewart took the Best Actor gong at the Festival des Antipodes in St Tropez this week.
On big screens this week are
Bryn Evans’ Hip Hop-eration
The Dark Horse
Gerard Johnstone’s Housebound.
Rene Naufahu’s The Last Saint
More dancers, including NZ’s own Parris Goebel, in Step Up All In
On other screens this week
Jess Feast’s Gardening with Soul, now available on DVD
On VOD services is ABCs of Death 2. Here’s the mild version of the trailer.
Matt Inn’s short Merv
The third time around for Roseanne Liang’s webseries Flat 3 is almost done. Here’s the first episode of season 3.
Coming soon are …
Alistair Riddell’s Broken Hallelujah which last week picked up this review
Opening next week is Toa Fraser’s The Dead Lands, now one of 83 Oscar contenders.
Here’s an early teaser for coming-next-year Escalator feature Shirley and the Hungary Bear
And, as usual, we’ll round off the week with a tune.
This week it’s one of the finalists at the NZ On Air-sponsored NZ Music Awards: Doprah’s Stranger People
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