REVIEW: 3 Mile Limit

A crew of misfits, a government with a choke-hold on fun, some No. 8 wire and a cracking sound track – set sail for pirate radio’s heyday. (★★★ Directed by Craig Newland) After the Rolling Stones’ 1964 tour, legendary guitarist Keith Richards infamously described New Zealand as the ‘‘a…hole of the world’’. It might have been … More REVIEW: 3 Mile Limit

Five trailers that promise wild rides at the cinema

I love a great trailer. Enticing, exciting and satisfying, these little screen gems set up our expectations for the film to come. They titillate, excitate and, sometimes, aggravate.  A really good one even adds to the spirit of the film. Often they’re a disguise for a botch job too… you can always tell the caliber of a … More Five trailers that promise wild rides at the cinema

Mid-life crisis has never looked so good

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ★★★ (Directed by Ben Stiller) Kitschy vision is charming for tale of a sad-sack with a mind for fantasy who’s still waiting to come to life. Starring: Ben Stiller, Sean Penn and Kristen Wiig. Written by Steve Conrad (based on the short story by James Thurber) Adventure, comedy, drama and fantasy. … More Mid-life crisis has never looked so good