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Learning to love wisely
Read Time: 35 mins
What can one of the most violent videogames ever made...
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Learning to love wisely
By Mark Mullen
Relative Opinions: A Review of Waru
Read Time: 1 min
Husband and wife duo, Jacob and Melissa Powell consider...
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Relative Opinions: A Review of Waru
By Jacob Powell and Melissa Powell
Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
Read Time: 5 mins
Without love to temper them, disappointment turns...
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Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
By Jacob Powell
If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
Read Time: 22 mins
Campbell Walker on Simon Ogston's Bill Direen documentary...
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If You Stand By This Tree Long Enough, They'll Make You The Fucking Queen: Bill Direen and A Memory of Others.
By Campbell Walker
One Word, Masterpiece: A Review of Faces Places
Read Time: 4 mins
Brannavan Gnanalingam considers Agnès Varda’s Faces...
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One Word, Masterpiece: A Review of Faces Places
By Brannavan Gnanalingam
Review: New Zealand's Best 2017
Read Time: 8 mins
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Review: New Zealand's Best 2017
By Doug Dillaman
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Read Time: 2 hrs, 38 mins
​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
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Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
By Pantograph Punch
Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell reviews Gaylene Preston's documentary...
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Banging On The Ceiling: A Review of My Year With Helen
By Jacob Powell
Looking the Other Way
Read Time: 9 mins
Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu on the family violence she...
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Looking the Other Way
By Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu
Nothing Easy To Digest: A Review of Risk
Read Time: 4 mins
Doug Dillaman considers the elusive character of Julian...
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Nothing Easy To Digest: A Review of Risk
By Doug Dillaman
Review: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Consisting of seven short films from Māori and Pasifika...
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Review: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2017
By Jacob Powell
The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
Read Time: 7 mins
Who gets to be considered an artist?
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The Artist as Technician: Considering China’s Van Goghs and Art and Craft
By Lana Lopesi
Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch
Read Time: 10 mins
Erin Harrington takes a look at what we can read into...
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Satire, Sincerity and Pastiche: A Review of The Love Witch
By Erin Harrington
Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
Read Time: 29 mins
Sisters Roseanne and Renee Liang talk medicine, Wonder...
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Screen Sisters: Renee Liang and Roseanne Liang in Conversation
By Pantograph Punch
The Director's Stills: Jackie van Beek and The Inland Road
Read Time: 5 mins
Jackie van Beek's debut feature has its New Zealand...
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The Director's Stills: Jackie van Beek and The Inland Road
By Kate Prior
Not all Mid-life Crises: A Review of Pop Aye
Read Time: 4 mins
While some (male) mid-life crises come calling in...
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Not all Mid-life Crises: A Review of Pop Aye
By Jacob Powell
My Florian Habit
Read Time: 9 mins
Jacob Powell on the infectious and electric Florian...
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My Florian Habit
By Jacob Powell
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
Read Time: 9 mins
Inequality isn't inevitable, it's engineered.
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Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
By Lana Lopesi
Old, plump, talkative: Considering Agnès Varda
Read Time: 10 mins
The Pantograph Punch is delighted to present Faces...
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Old, plump, talkative: Considering Agnès Varda
By Doug Dillaman
The Pantograph Punch x NZIFF presents: HARD TRUTHS
Read Time: 2 mins
Talking truth, lies and the documentaries with Gaylene...
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The Pantograph Punch x NZIFF presents: HARD TRUTHS
By Pantograph Punch
15 Films to See at the 2017 New Zealand International Film Festival
Read Time: 23 mins
Featuring mass forgeries, a Technicolour fever dream...
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15 Films to See at the 2017 New Zealand International Film Festival
By Pantograph Punch
Why We Cried During Wonder Woman
Read Time: 11 mins
Two superhero nerds talk about why they, and everyone...
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Why We Cried During Wonder Woman
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Cannes-Don't: Ten Days Nowhere Near The Croisette
Read Time: 16 mins
Cannes at home! While you obviously can’t watch the...
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Cannes-Don't: Ten Days Nowhere Near The Croisette
By Doug Dillaman
Art on the arts: DocEdge Picks 2017
Read Time: 7 mins
Doug Dillaman on the documentaries you can't miss...
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Art on the arts: DocEdge Picks 2017
By Doug Dillaman
Resistance Cinema in a Seller's Market
Read Time: 23 mins
In a polemical world, is good documentary withering...
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Resistance Cinema in a Seller's Market
By Doug Dillaman
The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
Read Time: 23 mins
How do stereotypes of art and artists as seen on television...
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The Brooding Elitist Relationship-Wrecker: Tropes of Art and Artists on Narrative Television
By Zita Joyce
A Breath of Fresh Air: A Review of 'One Thousand Ropes'
Read Time: 5 mins
Lana Lopesi considers the contradictionary nature...
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A Breath of Fresh Air: A Review of 'One Thousand Ropes'
By Lana Lopesi
Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
Read Time: 22 mins
In a knowledgeable essay, Elizabeth Heritage explores...
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Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
Sourcing superfans: on nurturing local creative communities
Read Time: 10 mins
Immi Paterson-Harkness examines how boot-strappy local...
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Sourcing superfans: on nurturing local creative communities
By Immi Paterson-Harkness
A Remedy for History
Read Time: 9 mins
'Desperate Remedies' (1993) subverts history and masculinity...
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A Remedy for History
By Tim Wong
There's Booze in the Blender
Read Time: 17 mins
Adam Goodall stumbles on an unexpected series of videos...
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There's Booze in the Blender
By Adam Goodall
On forgiveness
Read Time: 15 mins
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On forgiveness
By Doug Dillaman
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