It’s been a season of crude, vulgar and sometimes ridiculous comedy at the local cinema.

Battle of dads in Daddy’s Home

Monday January 25, 2016

I have been a huge fan of Mark Wahlberg since watching him in the 2013 blockbuster, Lone Survivor.

Best Picture - The Big Short, Bridge Of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight

Recession drama in The Big Short

Monday January 18, 2016

The Big Short first caught my eye for its star-studded cast.

A vintage year for movie fans

Monday January 11, 2016


2015 was one of the movie industry’s finest years. In fact, in 2015 there were more movies released than ever - an average of a dozen a week. We saw some amazing flicks including several much-anticipated sequels which had the cash registers ringing at the box office. Amidst some of the huge commercial successes, there were some disappointing flops. However, of these flops actually garnered critical acclaim for story and cinematic brilliance. As we look forward to another exciting year of movies, CI News movie critic Rashneel Kumar takes a look at the movies which had people talking last year.Furious 7

Modern Maori Quartet set to impress

Tuesday November 10, 2015

Prepare to be serenaded by the sweet sounds of four New Zealand Maori boys who are ready to sing for their supper in Rarotonga this week.

I have never been a fan of animation movies, except for the Tom and Jerry series.

Top quartet to play on Rarotonga

Wednesday November 04, 2015

The acclaimed Modern Maori Quartet is riding a wave of success, picking up a performance award on their recent Asian tour, selling out performances at Christchurch Arts Festival and confirming a season in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Something different for Diesel fans

Saturday October 31, 2015

Fast flashy cars, daring actions and ponderous dialogues: all these are typical of a movie starring Vin Diesel.

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