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Lowdown Dirty Criminals

A question that came to mind soon after watching this Kiwi comedy was, why did an actress of Rebecca Gibney’s high caliber lend her name to such an idiotic film? Are film roles for mature actresses really that sparse? The synopsis sounded promising – Freddy works long hours but is always broke so he gives […]

The Breaker Upperers

From the producers of Boy and Hunt For The Wilderpeople comes the truly hilarious comedy The Breaker Upperers. The refreshing New Zealand film is directed and written by Jackie Van Beek and Madeleine Sami, who also star in the film alongside James Rolleston, Celia Pacquola and Ana Scotney.  After best friends, Mel and Jen find […]

Pork Pie

New Zealand has produced some wonderful films recently, with quirky, sharp humour and well-written scripts - this, alas, breaks the trend. Pork Pie is a remake of the 1981 original Goodbye Pork Pie. Three strangers are haphazardly brought together in a yellow Mini Cooper and end up going on a turbulent but exciting journey - […]