Moviegeek5: New Zealand Horror

Moviegeek5: New Zealand Horror


Moviegeek5: New Zealand Horror

  Most horror fans know that before Peter Jackson went all hobbit and made The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he was known for his DIY horror movies proving that a good film maker could make value horror with as good as no cost. But he isn’t the only out of New Zealand to create ..

Moviegeek5: 1980s Tom Cruise

Moviegeek5: 1980s Tom Cruise


Moviegeek5: 1980s Tom Cruise

He is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood today and it all began in the 1980’s. It started with a small role in the unimpressive Endless Love (1981) but by the end of the decade, Cruise was already a big name, a status he would only strengthen in more dramatic roles in the 1990’s ..

Moviegeek5: Diablo Cody

Moviegeek5: Diablo Cody


Moviegeek5: Diablo Cody

Smash hit Juno (2007) instantly brought fame to two people: Young Ellen Page who portrayed the pregnant teen in the movie with sarcasm and wit and Brook Busey-Maurio who wrote the witty dialogue for the teen part. Off course, you may better know her under her pen name Diablo Cody. The real life Cinderella who ..

Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart

Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart


Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart

It is hard to think long about classic Hollywood without thinking of James Stewart. He was undoubtedly one of the major stars of his age and with his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona who excelled at playing American middle-class men struggling through a crisis. Many of his films harve become enduring cinematic classics. He rose ..

Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies

Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies


Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies

The American actor-turned-director Paul Feig had a good career on television i theĀ 2000s with titles such as Arrested Development (2004-05), Nurse Jackie (2009-10), and The Office (2005-11), but broke through the glass ceiling as a film comedy director with the succesful Bridesmaids (2011). Since then Feig has directed one comedy after another with female leads, ..

Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall

Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall


Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall

  When you think about the teen movies of the 1980s, it is hard not to think about Anthony Michael Hall simultaneously. The lovable geek who manage to portray the genre character without the typical stereotyping but instead gave is characters heart and humanity. He starred in three movies of the King of 1980s teen ..

In Memoriam: 2017

In Memoriam: 2017


In Memoriam: 2017

  It is time for our annual rolecall of the men and women of the film industry we lost in 2017. It is always a sad thing to lose people whose talents we have loved and admired on screen, but we hope that you will take this also as an opportunity to rediscover their work, ..

Moviegeek5: Big Oscar Losers

Moviegeek5: Big Oscar Losers


Moviegeek5: Big Oscar Losers

  They say it is an honour just to be nominated, but for a small group of films that saying has been taken a bit too far. They have received an impressive number of nominations only to watch one winner after another announced and have had to, at the end of the night, go home ..

Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins

Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins


Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins

  Remember all the take around Oscar time 2017 about whether or not Leonardo DiCaprio would finally get the Oscar he deserved after six nominations? Well, one that got cheated of the golden statue yet again was the magnificent cinematographer Roger Deakins. His Oscar nomination for Blade Runner 2049 (2017) this year is his 14th ..

Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998

Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998


Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998

  When it comes to romantic movies, 1998 wasn’t half bad and has left us with some memorable movies to fall in love with again and again. Rom-com queens of the decade was primarily Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock and Drew Barrymore, all of whom is represented here and all of whom has the charm needed ..