READY PLAYER ONE Movie Review

Tye Sheridan stars in Steven Spielberg instant classic Ready Player One. Image via Roadshow Films | onetakekate.com

I’m a super big movie and pop-culture nerd over here with an intense interest in getting back into video gaming (it’s been a while…) so seeing Ready Player One ASAP was a must! Ready Player One directed and adapted by Steve Spielberg from the hit Ernest Cline cult novel; is an action-adventure movie filtered through […]

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17 Best Movies of 2017

OK so look I’m not good at making these lists. I find this perhaps the one area of my life that I find incredibly difficult to make some decisions on things and run with them; cause as I reminisce on the movies of the year I start thinking about things I like, or even re-watch […]

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THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS Blu Ray movie review

Sennia Nanua stars in The Girl With All The Gifts. Image via Modern Horror.com | onetakekate.com

The Girl With All The Gifts is a solid zombie flick with some cool surprises, fresh perspectives and the guts to think about the big questions in it’s closing twist. Based on the best selling novel by M.R. Carey, The Girl With All The Gifts is directed by TV heavyweight Colm McCarthy, who is responsible […]

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BLADE RUNNER 2049 movie review

Harrison Ford stars in Blade Runner 2049. Image via The Hollywood Reporter | Blade Runner 2049 movie review | onetakekate.com

Wow. Just wow. That’s pretty much the short version of my Blade Runner 2049 review. I stayed away from any previews as much as I could, I didn’t even watch any of the excellent pre-sequel online content that’s out there…I wanted to go in as fresh as possible and I was not disappointed by the […]

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VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS movie review – “I didn’t come here to get a makeover.”

M-4VDF-16373afrpsd Final (Left to right.) Dane DeHaan, and Cara Delevingne star in EuropaCorp's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Photo credit: Vikram Gounassegarin © 2016 VALERIAN SAS Ð TF1 FILMS PRODUCTION Film Title: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets | Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets movie review | onetakekate.com

What does a brainchild of a sci-fi screenplay writer and director, a charismatic and versatile young actor and an international household name supermodel that actually turns out to be an incredible actress, have in common? Well they, along with the ever jaw-dropping movie magic of NZ’s own WETA Digital have created the expansive eye candy […]

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SPLIT DVD movie review

James McAvoy as, well...everybody in Split. Image via http://screenrant.com | DVD Review | onetakekate.com

M. Night Shyamalan is back and has used his ‘comeback‘ film to deep dive into the life and lives of a man living with DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder), played with superb chill by the chameleon that is James McAvoy. Is Split for you? Three girls are kidnapped and held against their will by a man […]

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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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Stranger Things: 5 ways to make watching it better

Stranger Things Viewing Tips - One Take Kate

By Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor   Making something more epic is a standard by which the internet abides. To take something beloved and to supersize it, well let’s just say it’s very important to my people. When I saw Stranger Things I was enraptured by the 80sness, the dry humour, the touching moments, the attention […]

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