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
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
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, recently unveiled at Santa Barbara.
Honorary Kiwi Neill District Nine Blomkamp’s trailer for Chappie
releasing in March
The Alliance Française French Film Festival opens next week. Here’s the (subtitled) trailer for festival opener The Bélier Family
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.
Here’s the feelers’ Communicate, possibly referenced by Alix Whittaker and Thunderlips in their Show Me Shorts-winning MV Glare for Sheep, Dog & Wolf.
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