WONDER WOMAN movie review

Wonder Woman. Image via Roadshow Films NZ / Undertow Media NZ | onetakekate.com

DC Comics Superhero and 70s TV iconic character Wonder Woman bursts forth in the first ever live action feature film based on Diana, Amazon Princess of Themyscira. But…is it any good? Resoundingly yes, from it’s solid and well plotted action sequences to the ferocity of Gal Gadot‘s fight scenes, director Patty Jenkins has imbued her […]

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HIDDEN FIGURES DVD REVIEW

Janelle Monae, Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures. Image via citypaper.com | onetakekate.com

I really enjoyed Hidden Figures when I saw it in cinema earlier this year and at the time I remember thinking it was definitely a watch more than once movie; so I’ve been keen to see what special features would be coming along with the DVD and Blu-Ray release of this excellent film.   Will […]

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AT THE MOVIES THIS WEEK | March 30th

Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures in theaters March 31, 2017. Original Image via comicbookmovie.com | onetakekate.com

A nice mix of flicks getting release in New Zealand this week, with a little something for everyone and certainly two movies that have fans chomping at the bit to check them out. Plus, it’s not a case of deja vu you’re feeling: each of the three major movies out this week are inspired by […]

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T2 TRAINSPOTTING movie review

Feel good stories always show the hero getting away. T2 Trainspotting shows our hero coming back. Why?! Whydya do it Rents? We’re screaming at the screen in our minds, you got away, you chose life, you had it made son! But T2 Trainspotting isn’t supposed to be a feel good story. It’s not even supposed […]

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Everest film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Whoa. This is an intense film that’s for sure. I think initially you’d imagine that Everest is positioned as a kind of Cliffhanger type of action film, all glitz and big stunts and explosions…wait no explosions perhaps but still may be marketed as a different kind of film than […]

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via Mr Leon Taylor I’ve been so pleasantly surprised by the Maze Runner films! As is the way of the film geek, the TV nerd, there is so much content and so little time. Even if I binged my life away on show after film, series after trilogy […]

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Magic Mike XXL film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via IMDB and Mr Leon Taylor Confess! Ok, no, I’ve not seen Magic Mike so I was just ready for anything with this one. Taking along an eager gaggle of giggly gals, I settled in for what I admittedly thought…would be the worst. “What you mean you ain’t seen […]

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Terminator Genisys film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor In a huge year of blockbusters, reboots, reimagining’s and familiar narratives with a new spin – Terminator Genisys arrives amidst a lot of audience angry villager pitchfork and torch waving. You can’t make John Connor a bad guy!!! Or can you?! No matter what fractured timeline, the ‘Connor Deathstare’ […]

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Mad Max Fury Road film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor Image via Mr Leon Taylor George Miller has returned to his beloved road warrior universe to bring us a revision of the iconic gasoline fueled action that has cemented his contribution to cult film forever. Mad Max Fury Road is a cinematic experience I truly don’t think you’ll be prepared for. It’s […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron film review

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor. Image via Sony/Disney Pictures and Mr Leon Taylor The first of the truly big summer blockbusters – Avengers: Age of Ultron will land in New Zealand cinemas April 23; and I think fans as well as first time Avenger viewers will really enjoy it! I was lucky to be […]

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