The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) – How an Indian can help a Kiwi –

DIRECTOR:  Roger Donaldson RATING: 3/5 I watched this film and had high expectations. In 2005 the film came out and New Zealand the country where Burt Munro originates,  the media and critics hyped this film as a masterpiece of NZ ingenuity and kiwiana. The film begins in Invercargill, New Zealand where Burt Munro (Hopkins) is … Continue reading The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) – How an Indian can help a Kiwi –

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No Way Out (1987) “Who Can You Trust?”- The Mystery/ Suspense Spy Film

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Roger Donaldson Thirty years ago Kevin Costner was an up and coming actor who had just recently got off the set of De Palma's "The Untouchables"  where he was Elliot Ness. Kevin Costner was becoming a main lead and No Way Out is the film that gave him an edge over others … Continue reading No Way Out (1987) “Who Can You Trust?”- The Mystery/ Suspense Spy Film

The Two Minute Bio: Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi is a New Zealand film director, writer, comedian, actor, and painter. Taika Waititi was born in Wellington, New Zealand in August 1975. He was a member of the ensemble So You're a Man in college and was one half of the comedy duo The Humourbeasts. As an actor Waititi starred as Mostin in … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Taika Waititi

How to watch Theatre and learn from it

  "Yes, I love theatre and Shakespeare. I just love what Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson do in those films", she said. But has she ever stepped inside a theatre and seen Shakespeare come to life? No. Has her boyfriend stepped away from Assassins's Creed console games and seen a live battle in front of … Continue reading How to watch Theatre and learn from it