Tag Archive: Tom Hiddleston

Win 2013 NZIFF favourites on Blu-ray

Two of my absolute favourite films of last year’s NZ International Film Festival — and, in fact, the entire year — are now available on Blu-ray/DVD: Jim Jarmusch’s uber cool Only Lovers Left Alive and Paolo Sorrentino’s stunning The Great Beauty. A Fistful of Culture is combining blu-ray copies of both into three awesome prize packs courtesy of Madman, and …

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Win tickets to Jim Jarmusch’s ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE

Jim Jarmusch’s ridiculously cool Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the most enjoyable films of the past year, not to mention a stellar addition to the filmmaker’s incomparable oeuvre — as those lucky enough to catch it at the 2013 NZ International Film Festival will attest — so NZ audiences should get excited to discover (or rediscover) the …

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[WATCH] First trailer for THOR: THE DARK WORLD

With Iron Man 3 hitting cinemas this week, Marvel have released the first trailer for their next Phase Two entry, Thor: The Dark World. Directed by TV veteran Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones, The Sopranos), this trailer teases more realm-crossing action, with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) facing a mysterious new villain, Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), and rekindling his romance with Jane …

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[REVIEW] THE AVENGERS sets a new standard for Marvel adaptations

The Avengers is the pinnacle of Marvel’s cinematic master plan – an unprecedented team-up of comic book characters that has been painstakingly constructed over five feature films, making this one of the biggest blockbuster events of recent years. In preparation for this long-anticipated occurrence, Marvel have been ambitiously churning out an entire family of interconnected …

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WORLD CINEMA SHOWCASE 2012 Wrap Up

Following a hectic Easter weekend featuring some seriously great documentaries and foreign films, the 2012 World Cinema Showcase wrapped up in Auckland recently. I had an exhaustingly-awesome couple of weeks of viewing, during which I saw 15 films and posted updates on Our Idiot Brother, Alois Nebel and Under African Skies, followed by Coriolanus, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D. You can check out …

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[WATCH] THE AVENGERS Trailer #2

Marvel’s The Avengers is only just over three months away, and we still don’t know much about it even after having seen a teaser trailer, Super Bowl spot and a bunch of pretty awful stills. That changes today with a new trailer which highlights the key ingredient in any superhero team-up: the conflict within the team. I’m glad to see Joss …

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[WATCH] Miss Piggy interviews on the 2012 BAFTA red carpet

Infamous diva and The Muppets star Miss Piggy was on hand to interview celebrities as they arrived on the red carpet of the 2012 British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards earlier this week. The resulting eight-minute video features some hilarious exchanges with the likes of Jon Hamm, Chris Dowd, Jessica Chastain, James Corden, Michael Fassbender, Gary …

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[Watch] THE AVENGERS Extended TV Spot

Following Marvel’s first trailer for the Joss Whedon-directed superhero team-up The Avengers back in October, a new extended TV spot played during the half-time break of today’s Super Bowl. The new spot – which features stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson and Tom Hiddleston – doesn’t reveal too …

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[Watch] THE AVENGERS Teaser Trailer

The first official teaser trailer for Marvel’s huge event film The Avengers landed overnight. Unlike the awful promotion seen in the posters so far (see photoshop mess above), this trailer is very exciting and kinda badass. The Avengers has been teased in the plots and post-credit sequences of both Iron Man films, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain …

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