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All-star cast assemble for Pasifika Action Film

Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:49 am | 818 Entertainment

An all-star Pasifika and Māori cast whose international credits stretch across Alien: Covenant, Marco Polo, Star Wars, The Matrix Reloaded, Mortal Engines and Battleship have assembled in Tāmaki Makaurau for a brand-new action film, the directorial debut ... More >>

NZ Critics have voted and the winner is...

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:38 am | 818 Entertainment

A poll of New Zealand film critics has come up with their top film of 2018. More >>

Listen In Auckland: A$ap Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta, Lil Skies

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 10:00 am | 818 Entertainment


Radcliffe and Weaving film begins Production in Auckland

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 11:41 am | 818 Entertainment

Adrenaline-fuelled, balls-to-the-wall original action comedy, GUNS AKIMBO, starring Daniel Radcliffe ( Now You See Me 2 , Trainwreck, Swiss Army Man , The Woman in Black) and Samara Weaving ( Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, SMILF, Picnic at ... More >>

The World’s Naughtiest Magic Show Returns to Auckland

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 8:53 am | 818 Entertainment

Fresh from packing out theatres around the world The Naked Magicians return to Auckland, promising the world’s naughtiest and funniest magic show that strips away the top hats and capes to reveal full-frontal illusions that have to be seen to be believed. ... More >>

Free Cyberwar Screening at The Fraud Film Festival

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:53 am | 818 Entertainment

Aucklanders are invited to a free screening exploring the grubby professional and personal revelations exposed by the most audacious computer hacks of the decade. Opening day two of the Fraud Film Festival on Saturday March 3 at ASB Waterfront ... More >>

2018 Oscar nominee to play at NZ fraud film festival

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 11:23 am | 818 Entertainment

2018 Oscar nominee 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail' to play at the nz international fraud film festival More >>

Trailer Unveiled for The Breaker Upperers

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:32 pm | 818 Entertainment

The star-studded trailer for Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s feature film The Breaker Upperers has been released today ahead of the movie’s world premiere at SXSW Festival in Austin next month. The hilarious modern comedy follows two best ... More >>

The Breaker Upperers joins SXSW Premiere line-up

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 10:14 am | 818 Entertainment

Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s comical feature film The Breaker Upperers has been announced today to receive its world premiere at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. A hilarious comedy about two best friends who run a business breaking-up ... More >>

Pleasuredome the Musical's Debut Season Extended

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:06 pm | 818 Entertainment

Audiences have spoken and thanks to their overwhelming demand and support a further and final extension of the stellar season of Pleasuredome the Musical has been granted with the show now running up until December 23rd 2017. More >>

Pleasuredome the Musical Set To Extend Its Epic Run

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:25 am | 818 Entertainment

Over 15,000 kiwis have already immersed themselves in the time warping, booty-moving, sensory assaulting entertainment experience that is Pleasuredome the Musical, and due to overwhelming demand, today it’s been announced that the show will extend ... More >>

Feature Length Documentary on The Chills Confirmed for 2019

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:01 am | 818 Entertainment

Film chronicles band leader Martin Phillipps’ unyielding pursuit of music in the face of tenuous fame, depression and addiction Kickstarter campaign under way offering exclusive Phillipps artwork, limited edition music and memorabilia at www.thechillsfilm.com More >>

Lucy Lawless to Star in 'Pleasuredome'

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:37 am | 818 Entertainment

Forget everything you knew about musicals, this is an immersive experience set within a fully realised Manhattan streetscape just off Rosebank Road, 10 minutes from Auckland’s CBD. Here your journey begins before being transported back in time to the heart-stopping, ... More >>

First Look at ‘the Changeover’ Revealed

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 3:52 pm | 818 Entertainment

The spine-tingling debut trailer for the supernatural young adult film The Changeover has been released today as well as the confirmation the film will hit Kiwi cinemas on Sept 28th 2017. More >>

'The Breaker Upperers' Begins Principal Photography

Monday, 3 April 2017, 9:59 am | 818 Entertainment

Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s comedy feature film, THE BREAKER UPPERERS has today begun principal photography in Auckland. THE BREAKER UPPERERS is written and will be directed by van Beek and Sami who will also play the lead roles of Jen ... More >>

Kickstarter Launched for Kiwi Doco ‘in Zone’

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:09 pm | 818 Entertainment

The extraordinary journey of a man from Chicago and his mission to transform the lives of New Zealand and American teens is set to get the big screen treatment, with feature length documentary In Zone calling for funds to complete this incredible ... More >>

Freak Storm Forces Anno Domini to Move to Neck of the Woods

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 1:32 pm | 818 Entertainment

With this weekend’s weather forecasted for lightning bolts and thunderstorms, it appears summer wasted no time loitering and we can 100% officially kiss her good bye. Instead of cancelling the final party in the Anno Domini event series promoters ... More >>

'Capital in the 21st Century' for French/NZ film adaptation

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:10 pm | 818 Entertainment

The international bestseller (over 3 million copies sold worldwide) Capital in the 21st Century written by Thomas Piketty, (Editions du Seuil) will be given a big screen adaptation as Matthew Metcalfe of General Film Corporation and Yann Le Prado of Upside ... More >>

Biopic ‘Wayne’ Commences Production

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:53 am | 818 Entertainment

The incredible larger than life story of former World Motorcycle Champion, Wayne Gardner will be given the big screen treatment as Matthew Metcalfe of General Film Corporation and Fraser Brown of FB Pictures announced today the feature documentary ... More >>

Freezzell 4 Your Community

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:14 am | 818 Entertainment

Iconic artist Dick Frizzell in collaboration with Cooking 4 Change and Haier is on the hunt for New Zealand’s most deserving charities and community groups as part of the just announced ‘Freezell 4 your Community’ campaign. More >>



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