Joshua Teariki Baker, the festival director of Te Mire Ata: Te Kuki Airani Film Festival 2018, would like to thank everyone who attended the two nights of films that were screened at both the Aotearoa Centre and the National Auditorium.
Nowadays when a new movie rolls into Empire Cinema, it’s often something you’re already familiar with, like the latest instalment in a superhero franchise, an adaptation of some bestselling book, or an old classic remade for modern audiences.
WHEN I first saw the poster for the new Liam Neeson film, The Commuter, I didn’t think it was a real movie. (Tagline: His life is on the line.)
When you think about the story of Jesus on film, most movies seem to follow a similar theme - his life, his death, and ultimately, his resurrection.