Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Loitering, throwing stuff, spitting and running away are some of the actions of the real bad egg Ricky Baker (Julian Dennison) and Paula (Rachel Stone) – a member of the New Zealand Child Welfare office – is insistent on giving him one last shot at a family. The lovely Aunt Bella (Rima Te Wiata) and... Continue Reading →

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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Kubo and the Two Strings is the fourth instalment from the fantastic Studio Laika, who brought us the wonderous Paranorman, Coraline and more recently The Boxtrolls. They are the magicians of stop-motion filmmaking and Kubo and the Two Strings continues this trend. What has been always great about Studio Laika films is the fantastic stories... Continue Reading →

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

What seems to become a benchmark of teenage/coming-of-age films is the embracing of a social awkward archetypal character at the center of the tale. Perks of Being A Wallflower & Paper Towns both feature these characters, trying to negotiate their way through high school, much like Greg Gaines. The ‘Me’ in Me and Earl and... Continue Reading →

Bad Moms (2016)

Amy Mitchell (Mila Kunis) is a suburban American mom who (as she states within the opening minutes) is always late. She is the mother of two children who have an abundance of extra curricular activities and whilst she is continually whisking her children off to said activities, she also works ‘part-time’ for a coffee company.... Continue Reading →

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