Extremely quiet and incredibly tense
Despite a few quibbles of logic, A Quiet Place manages to grip and terrify in the right measure, writes Darren Bevan.
Sweet Country is an ugly film in some ways, with racism, violence and language giving this Western a brutal truth which is at times hard to stomach, writes Darren Bevan.
Although entertaining, Early Man never quite manages a romping victory that you’d expect or hope for, writes Darren Bevan.
National MP Chris Penk explains how following the stars can keeping you from being all at sea.
Highly-anticipated Ready Player One is a film that’s as superficial and hollow as one of the season’s chocolate treats, but looks as shiny and welcoming, writes Darren Bevan.
The pantheon of rom-coms and coming-of-age films is fairly full, but Love, Simon takes the cake, writes Darren Bevan.
The play-like Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool benefits from a career-best performance by Billy Elliott’s Jamie Bell, writes Darren Bevan.
Tomb Raider has only two things going for it, writes Darren Bevan.
As the madness grows in ‘The Death of Stalin’, director Armando Iannucci makes it difficult to empathise with any of the characters.
Molly’s Game starts with an almighty bang, before settling for more conformist tropes of the biopic genre, writes Darren Bevan.
Footage obtained by Newsroom shows Young Labour supporters drinking and partying at the summer camp now plagued by sexual assault allegations.
A Fantastic Woman offers a searing and compassionate take on identity, prejudice and struggle, writes Darren Bevan.
Phantom Thread is somewhat of an enigma, a curio of a film that never quite hits any emotional resonance, writes Darren Bevan.
He may be a Kiwi motorsport hero, but Greg Murphy says he’s still learning how to be a better driver.
Black Panther is a fresh origin tale which feels reflective of the times - and desires of the cinematic universe, writes Darren Bevan.
Damian Christie speaks to Newsroom’s Eloise Gibson about how taking a YouTube star to Antarctica helped him win $100,000 for science.
Hobson Wealth’s Mark Fowler speaks to Mark Jennings about Fletcher Building’s funding issues, predicting the share market will be more volatile this year.
That Lady Bird is such a delight is a testament to Greta Gerwig’s sudden spurt of maturity, writes Darren Bevan.