Whale riding on east (and west) coast

NYTimes’ critic Elvis Mitchell praises Niki Caro’s Whale Rider as having the “inspired resonance of found art […] wickedly absorbing”, and the quiet charisma of actress Keisha Castle-Hughes.The film along with fellow NZ product Her Majesty screened at the 2nd annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York, selling out well before the festival’s opening date. The film won the World Cinema Audience Prize at the high-profile Robert De Niro-helmed event, fresh from claiming the equivalent award at the 46th Annual San Francisco Film Festival.


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Cogs Begin to Turn on Avatar Sequel Set

Cogs Begin to Turn on Avatar Sequel Set

Leave it to James Cameron to find a way to work through a pandemic, Yohana Desta writes for Vanity Fair. Like every other major film production, the Avatar sequel – which…