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.

Scare yourself silly for Halloween

Tuesday October 27, 2015

Movie fans will have noticed that the upcoming movies at the Empire Cinema belong to the same genre – and you can blame the imminent arrival of Halloween on October 31.

Natalia Short takes a moment in her first emotional first walk as the Miss Cook Islands Association’s Miss Cook Islands to look to the heavens and say a prayer of gratitude. As well as being crowned, it was also confirmed that the Vaka Takitumu woman and national netballer will represent the country at the Miss World Pageant to be staged in China.

Island comedy has powerful message

Monday October 19, 2015

The production of a New Zealand comedy film is currently underway on Rarotonga, providing a lot of excitement for the cast, the crew and the community.

Vaka Takitumu maiden Natalia Short is the Miss Cook Islands Association’s Miss Cook Islands 2015.

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