Top 20 best action films on Netflix and Stan

Craig MathiesonFeatures | 16 Aug

Before there were action movies there was the action scene: a flickering 1920s Hollywood delight of physical expressiveness or heroic daring conjured up for a backlot western or a costumed period adventure. Eventually, with bigger budgets and dedicated filmmakers, the action film became a kinetic genre unto itself. But even now the fight scene, car […]

Films arriving on Netflix and Stan in July

Craig MathiesonNews | 02 Jul

Another month, another smattering of films soon to arrive on Netflix and Stan. What are these films, we hear you ask? Here’s a guide to titles arriving on Netflix and Stan in July, from critic Craig Mathieson. NETFLIX The Fast and the Furious franchise (July 1) Need a high-octane binge? All seven films in the […]

Win 1 of 10 double passes to The Second

FlicksNews | 28 Jun

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Well played to the winners (all contacted by email): Sandra, Sandy, Bruce, Louis, Glynis, Belinda, Liam, Jameela, Anita and Kathryn. We’ve got 10 double passes to give away to The Second in cinemas. A writer (Rachael Blake) struggles to complete her second novel after the whirlwind success of her debut […]

10 films arriving on Netflix and Stan in June

FlicksNews | 01 Jun

We sometimes get a little excited when we look at what films are arriving on Netflix and Stan over the next month. But man, this time we are very excited. Talk about a bumper crop. June boasts a particularly strong line-up of titles coming to the streaming providers, from Oscar-winning dramas to off-the-wall psychedelic thrillers. Here’s […]