Netflix NZ https://netflixnz.com The latest news & reviews by and for Netflix New Zealand fans. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:23:08 +0000 en-AU hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.15 Sinking in the Tar, a Glance at Bojack Horseman https://netflixnz.com/animation/sinking-in-the-tar-a-glance-at-bojack-horseman/ https://netflixnz.com/animation/sinking-in-the-tar-a-glance-at-bojack-horseman/#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:28:15 +0000 http://netflixnz.com/?p=1 In 2014, Netflix hosted a show about a depressed cartoon horse man living off the success of his 90’s sitcom “Horsin Around.” At first glance,…

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Machine Gun Preacher – A True Story About a Real Life Superhero https://netflixnz.com/dramas/machine-gun-preacher-true-story-about-real-life-superhero/ https://netflixnz.com/dramas/machine-gun-preacher-true-story-about-real-life-superhero/#comments Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:47:17 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=1 Superhero movies are idealistic representations of the most extremely righteous version of humanity that people want to be. The fantastical and outrageous elements of those…

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Keith Richards: Under The Influence – Earning The Right To Be A Legend https://netflixnz.com/documentaries/keith-richards-under-the-influence/ https://netflixnz.com/documentaries/keith-richards-under-the-influence/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:00:09 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=493 The word ‘legend’, in reference to a musician’s contribution to the industry, is thrown around too often in the current twerking and texting generation. A…

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How House of Cards Revitalised Long Form Storytelling https://netflixnz.com/dramas/how-house-of-cards-revitalised-long-form-storytelling/ https://netflixnz.com/dramas/how-house-of-cards-revitalised-long-form-storytelling/#respond Sun, 15 Jan 2017 03:18:17 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=785 Netflix is changing the way we watch Television. No longer are we rushing home after work to catch our favourite Prime Time TV shows; the…

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Beasts of No Nation – A Brutalizing Look A The Creation Of A Child Soldier https://netflixnz.com/dramas/beasts-of-no-nation/ https://netflixnz.com/dramas/beasts-of-no-nation/#respond Sat, 07 Jan 2017 11:16:08 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=404 To say that being personally involved and experience first-hand the ravages of war, is a testament of one’s true character, and can be scarring and…

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues https://netflixnz.com/comedies/anchorman-2-the-legend-continues-truth-in-comedy/ https://netflixnz.com/comedies/anchorman-2-the-legend-continues-truth-in-comedy/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:46:02 +0000 http://netflixnz.com/?p=1226 The Will Ferrel brand of comedy has become an established technique, and it’s been repeatedly used for consistent success. While Ferrell himself has dabbled in…

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Sense8 – The Best of The Wachowskis Greatness, Without their Worst https://netflixnz.com/sci-fi-and-fantasy/sense8-the-best-of-the-wachowskis/ https://netflixnz.com/sci-fi-and-fantasy/sense8-the-best-of-the-wachowskis/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2016 03:23:32 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=788 ‘The Matrix’ Trilogy blew minds and completely changed the way action movies were watched and filmed. It was a seminal movie for, not just Hollywood,…

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We’re The Millers – Not The Cookie Cutter Dysfunctional Family Comedy https://netflixnz.com/comedies/were-the-millers/ https://netflixnz.com/comedies/were-the-millers/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2016 03:09:32 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=780 Comedies are difficult to pull off in a cinematic era where film genres are crossing over into multiple arenas and no one film can be…

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Tropic Thunder – A Successful Parody of Hollywood by Hollywood https://netflixnz.com/comedies/tropic-thunder-successful-parody-of-hollywood/ https://netflixnz.com/comedies/tropic-thunder-successful-parody-of-hollywood/#respond Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:53:12 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=490 Parodies, spoofs and stories that feature a meta approach based on real life incidents or people, have now become a common form of storytelling in…

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Speed Racer – The Real World Of Cartoon Racing https://netflixnz.com/action-and-adventure/the-real-world-of-cartoon-racing/ https://netflixnz.com/action-and-adventure/the-real-world-of-cartoon-racing/#respond Tue, 08 Nov 2016 02:21:07 +0000 http://dev.cactusthemes.com/absolute/?p=461 There have been many film adaptations of source material that have taken on a completely different tone and form than it’s original predecessor. The campy…

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