He’s Not Here

Philip Matthews February 17, 2016 1

David Bowie never endorsed Velvet Goldmine but it has become the ideal tribute film.

Panic in Detroit

Philip Matthews September 23, 2015 0

Why David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows is a teenage sensation.

Lawyers Don’t Surf

Philip Matthews July 14, 2015 0

Point Break : Is there any point to a reboot of one of the greatest action movies of the 1990s?

War At Ground Level

Philip Matthews April 20, 2015 0

Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is still the greatest World War I film.

The Year In Film

Philip Matthews December 10, 2014 0

It felt like a remarkably good year for cinema. And that was without getting Godard in 3D.

Gone Girl : The Trouble With Amy

Philip Matthews November 3, 2014 0

In Gone Girl, David Fincher’s cold perfectionism makes black humour out of tabloid shocks- and may even complete a media-age revenge trilogy

Watch The Seas

Philip Matthews June 11, 2014 0

Gareth Edwards reboots Godzilla – the monster that’s all metaphor.

Heathers, At 25

Gordon Campbell June 11, 2014 0

Teen moviedom’s greatest black comedy, a quarter of a century later

Out Of The Past

Gordon Campbell April 23, 2014 0

In films like A Separation and The Past, Asghar Farhadi has become Iran’s most celebrated cultural export. There’s a price.

Lonely, In Love

Philip Matthews March 18, 2014 0

Why Spike Jonze’s Her could be the most romantic film of the year.

Gods and Monsters

Philip Matthews August 12, 2013 0

Maybe Pacific Rim is the best film that Guillermo Del Toro could have made right now

Go To China

Philip Matthews November 28, 2012 0

The best (and worst) films of 2012

Acting Under Orders

Gordon Campbell October 11, 2012 0

Does John Key know the conditions facing Kiwi workers within US film and TV productions here?

Punishment Park

Philip Matthews October 11, 2012 0

Five attractive teenagers, a remote cabin in the woods … What could possibly go wrong?

Hello Madness, My Old Friend

Philip Matthews April 18, 2012 0

The films Mental Notes, A Dangerous Method and Spider tackle mental illness in very different ways

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