Oliver Johnston

Oliver is originally from New Zealand and certainly doesn’t roll his eyes when people make Hobbit jokes after being informed of this fact. He studied journalism in Australia, and parlayed that into writing about films. He watches an alarming amount of Netflix.

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    TV pilots often have a tendency to be slightly cumbersome and oddly jittery as they hit the...

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    The Brothers (Los Hermanos)

    It would take a heart cold enough to reverse global warming not ...

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    Director Anthony Mandler earned his stripes making music videos for an authoritatively dive...

  • Movie review
    Things Heard & Seen

    At one point in the generically titled Things Heard & Seen, Georg...

  • Movie review

    It would have been so very easy for a film such as Cowboys to wobble and rapidly stumble in...

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    The Race to Save the World

    It’s a feat to retain a sense of optimism in the face of unrelen...

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    Wellington Paranormal

    For a city of less than half a million people, New Zealand’s capital has...

  • Movie review
    Last Call

    All films, even bad ones, make some sort of case for their own existence – for the sto...

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    Perhaps the most straightforwardly joyous part of Tina is when Ms Turner, now 80 years old, rec...

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    Taste (Vị)

    Berlinale has long prided itself on being a festival show...