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Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon’s meta-horror The Cabin in the Woods had a long, tough journey to New Zealand screens. Following the film’s 2009 completion, it was first postponed to be converted to 3D, then delayed indefinitely following MGM’s bankruptcy. Lionsgate eventually bought the film and mercifully released it in 2D, and since its premiere at South by …

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NZIFF add 7 music films to their 2012 programme

The New Zealand International Film Festival announced earlier today the addition of seven music films to their burgeoning 2012 programme, joining the highly regarded Marley. Of the seven, the most highly anticipated is the LCD Soundsystem documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits, which chronicles the revered dance-punk outfit’s triumphant final concert at a sold-out Madison Square …

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2012 New Zealand International Film Festival first announcement

With the World Cinema Showcase now wrapped up across the country for another year, it’s time to start looking ahead to the main event: the New Zealand International Film Festival, which kicks off in Auckland on July 19. This week the NZFF made a sneak announcement of its first three films: the Kevin Macdonald-directed Bob Marley documentary Marley, which …

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