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the bad guys

You've heard what the adults have to say - now hear what the kids think of The Bad Guys!!!

The Bad Guys is NOW SHOWING in NZ cinemas!

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the last bus

Although The Last Bus is tonally confused, Timothy Spall gives a truly memorable performance in a tale that celebrates the very best of humanity.

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fantastic beasts: the secrets of dumbledore

While The Secrets of Dumbledore suffers from a glut of too many characters, it’s still a thoroughly entertaining and charming film with heartfelt moments of magic.

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ambulance

While it needs a little shaved off its runtime, Ambulance is a breathless, entertaining thrill of a ride that you’ve just gotta see on the biggest screen possible.

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the duke

With terrific performances from Broadbent and Mirren, The Duke is a crowd pleasing, feel good film with great depth that will lift your spirits and leave you with a big smile plastered across your face. One of 2022’s best films.

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morbius

With a truly original MCU character and a great cast, Morbius unfortunately doesn’t live up to that superb ambition with underdeveloped characters, a narrative that isn’t cohesive, and an over reliance on CGI.

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nowhere special

A tear jerker that will leave you in a puddle of tears, Nowhere Special is a film of real depth and humanity, anchored by a career best performance from James Norton. One of the best films of 2022.

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night raiders

Night Raiders is a confident and riveting film, with impressive production design and a strong central performance by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, it certainly is an impressive debut from writer/director Danis Goulet.

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dog

Dog is a charming buddy road movie that has something to say about the important things in life. A great leading performance by co-director Channing Tatum combined with strong storytelling make Dog a real winner. 

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bergman island

For a film that’s a complex musing on everything from the broken complexity of our heroes to the repetitive circle of art imitating life, Bergman’s Island is an accessible, light, romantic treat.

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THE BATMAN

This is quite unlike any Batman film you’ve ever seen. With a fresh, gritty take on the iconic character, The Batman is a gripping murder mystery that will thrill and entertain and leave you wanting more.

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blind ambition

With a stirring, fist pump inducing true story that will make you weep buckets, Blind Ambition is one of the best films of 2022.

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cyrano

Cyrano is an excellent adaptation of the classic play, with great production design, wonderful music and a riveting performance from Peter Dinklage as the tragic Cyrano de Bergerac.

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flee

A work of cinematic art, Flee is hauntingly beautiful,  bringing humanity to the European refugee crisis and all of its complexities.

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facing monsters

While Facing Monsters is a gnarly, breathless ride it doesn’t quite get under the skin of its subject as well as it might have.

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c'mon c'mon

C'mon C'mon is an affecting and at times fraught story of the development of a meaningful connection between a man and his estranged nephew, and how this relationship comes to impact both of their lives.

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aline

While Aline has to be one of the most bizarre films of the year, it’s light, sweet touches make it a wonderful tribute to the one and only Celine Dion.

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hive

Hive is a film of thundering power telling the true story of one woman's fight for survival and justice in the midst of suffering the very real terrors of war.