Film

14/09/14

Housebound is a critically acclaimed supernatural comedy thriller with a distinctive New Zealand rural twist. The film stars Rima Te Wiata and Morgana O’Reilly, I had a chat with the wonderfully charismatic Rima.

07/09/14

Housebound is a critically acclaimed supernatural comedy thriller with a distinctive New Zealand rural twist.

07/09/14

Dude. I don’t wanna flaunt it or anything but… I lift, man; like twice a day, everyday. Get up, the adrenaline is pumpin’. That protein powder is the bomb. And guess how much milk I drink? Not 5, not 7, not 8 but 9 litres of full-fat milk a week. I’m bulkin’, man.

07/09/14

The dudebro is typically generalised as a homophobic, misogynist male who lifts. It becomes an interesting experience, therefore, to see Don Jon, a film which blatantly stereotypes and objectifies this contestable category of humans in return.

18/08/14

The US is twisted by corporate control, with the best resistance to these abominable, unsympathetic corporate forces lying in the power of consumers to change their consumption habits.

10/08/14

A film festival provides lush social cushioning. For its duration, inquiring whether your companion has been to anything on the programme gets the conversation off to an ideal start. A mutual response usefully indicates compatibility.

03/08/14

Sipping (albeit fizzy) red wine while munching on Bellinis (a stretch considering the lack of salmon) was a reeking statement of privilege after emerging from a movie which plunged the audience into gang-patched Gisborne.

03/08/14

Even if they pass the Bechdel test, movieland has a lot to answer for in terms of women’s expression and representation in film.

28/07/14

I highly recommend avoiding this film at the end of a long day. The four-hour-long documentary which contemplates the current economic struggles facing the University of California, Berkeley, is only truly appreciated if mentally prepared.