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New Film Festival Set for New Zealand in Early 2022

In the Shade, a new film festival, is set to launch in Auckland, New Zealand early next year, focusing on local market premieres for titles with awards aspirations and festival favorites. Created by Dos Ojos, a collective of cinephiles, the festival will open on Jan. 19 and run through Jan. 30, 2022, taking place during […]

Jemaine Clement Joins New Zealand Nudist Romp ‘Nude Tuesday’

The marriage-in-crisis comedy comes from writer and lead actress Jackie van Beek and director Armağan Ballantyne.

‘Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer ('Into the Inferno') reteam for 'Fireball,' a globe-hopping exploration of the fallout and the lure of asteroids, meteorites and cosmic dust.

Cannes: ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Star Thomasin McKenzie to Play Ballet Dancer Joy Womack in ‘Joika’

'Jojo Rabbit' star Thomasin McKenzie will play U.S. ballet dancer Joy Womack in 'Joika,' which is among the new projects being sold at the upcoming online Cannes market.

Rotterdam: How CineMart First Gave ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Legs

How Rotterdam's CineMart co-production market first gave Taika Waititi's Oscar-nominated 'Jojo Rabbit' legs back in 2012.

Chloe Grace Moretz to Star in Max Landis-Penned Action Horror ‘Shadow in the Cloud’

Chloe Grace Moretz is set to go airborne in the action horror 'Shadow in the Cloud.' The film — from a screenplay by Max Landis ('Bright,' 'Chronicle') — being introduced to buyers at the European Film Market by Endeavor Content, is being directed by Roseanne Liang, who saw her debut feature 'My Wedding and Other Secrets' become the highest-grossing local feature in her native New Zealand in 2011.

‘I Am Mother’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

Newcomer Clara Rugaard has to choose between the robot who raised her in isolation, voiced by Rose Byrne, and Hilary Swank's fearmongering intruder from the outside world in Grant Sputore’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, 'I Am Mother.'

Universal to Take Over eOne’s Theatrical Distribution in Australia, New Zealand

The deal will begin with films released after April 2019 and will include titles such as 'Wild Rose.'

First Look: Jake Ryan Fends Off Rival New Zealand Gangs in ‘Savage’

Australian actor Jake Ryan has skipped across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand in this exclusive first look from Sam Kelly’s directorial debut 'Savage'.

Peter Jackson’s WWI Doc Gets Title, London Film Festival Confirms World Premiere

'They Shall Not Grow Old' will help mark 100 years since the war came to an end.

How Peter Jackson’s Low-Budget Cult Comedy ‘Meet the Feebles’ Inspired ‘The Happytime Murders’

Todd Berger, scriptwriter on STX's R-rated puppet comedy, and 'Meet the Feebles' writer Danny Mulheron (who also wore the infamous — and "rancid" — hippo suit) recount almost 30 years of bad taste.

Cannes: Taika Waititi Talks ‘Bubbles,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Spinoff and ‘Thor’

The New Zealand filmmaker confirmed that he wouldn't be returning to appear in the 'What We Do in the Shadows' TV adaptation.