The use of 3D scarcely deepens "Beyond the Edge," a rote run-thru of Sir Edmund Hillary's climb to the peak of Mount Everest 60 years ago.
New Zealand Film Archive
"White Lies" is New Zealand's official submission to the foreign-language race at the upcoming Oscars, it was announced at the Toronto film festival, where it screens Monday. The Maori-language…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well. For the first time, the industry's…
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.
Orson Welles’ long-lost 1938 film “Too Much Johnson” was recently discovered in an Italian warehouse and has now been restored, according to the George Eastman House and other preservation orgs. The…
With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.
HONG KONG — Elijah Wood-starring slasher movie "Maniac" has been banned from theatrical and DVD release in New Zealand. The Kiwi authorities said the first person perspective of the U.S.-French film…
Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC…
Steven Spielberg's sage decision to show the mechanical shark as little as possible in "Jaws" springs to mind with each successive glimpse of an incredibly fake-looking man-eating catfish in Larry…
Fans of Mary-Louise Parker, who played the drug-dealing matriarch in Showtime's hit "Weeds," should prepare to see her in a very different role. She's been picked up to star in the newest Hallmark…