Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


The V Movie Marathon Update

The V Movie Marathon Update


"Transcends movie watching" - THE OBSERVER

"There are other movie marathons around the globe but none are run by escaped inmates" - THE TIMES

"A lifetimes worth of cinema education jammed into one 24hour period. Prepare to be amazed!" - EVENING STANDARD

"Where else could you possibly see a stylish new Hollywood film snuggle up alongside some evil work from off-off-off Hollywood" -THE DAILY HERALD

"Last year I snorted a can of V out my nose during one of the films. I think thats a recommendation" -

"I missed my fathers funeral last year to go to the marathon and didn't regret it one bit" -

ONE NIGHT. THIRTEEN FILMS. TWENTY FOUR HOURS. ONE HAPPY CINEMA Its been hailed as one of the worlds great movie experiences. Each year the V 24 Hour Movie Marathon shocks and surprises kiwi audiences. This year there are several sneak premieres, more craziness from the Incredibly Strange Film Vault and of course - thousands of cans of V to consume. Only a few weeks to go - so reserve your seat now.

TICKETING Tickets are $40. You must be 18 to purchase one. You need to send an email to let us know how many tickets you want to reserve and for what city. Tickets can then be paid for at the boxoffice on the night. Reply to this email and let us know - change subject line to 24HR TIX.

Just announced - we've locked down two of the hottest genre films on the circuit at the moment. And we're keeping the rest of the line-up secret so stop asking us.

KISS KISS BANG BANG Director/ Writer: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Val Kilmer, Margaret Monaghan A petty thief (Downey) posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl (Monaghan) and a detective (Kilmer) who's been training him for his upcoming role. A sexy stylish and bloody funny new comedy thriller from the creator of 'Lethal Weapon'.

Watch the Trailer: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

"I couldn't have liked it more." -- Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE

"Quite a roller-coaster ride through the funhouse of Tough-Guy P.I. Fiction." -- Kirk Honeycutt, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

WOLF CREEK Director: greg McLean Stars: John Jarratt A chilling, factually-based, story of three road-trippers in remote Australia who are plunged into danger when they accept help from a friendly local. Absolutely one of the most brutal thrillers to ever give the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' a run for its money.

Watch the Trailer: Wolf Creek

"It's scary cinema pushed to the brink of punishment. But there's no question that what it sets out to do, it does alarmingly well." -- Dennis Harvey, VARIETY

"It's a story bound to give even the most seasoned thrill seeker nightmares." -- HOLLYWOOD REPORTER


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>

Howard Davis: Benjamin Ree's The Painter and The Thief

The Norwegian filmmaker had long been fascinated by art thieves who commit high-stakes crimes with a delicate touch when a chance Google search in 2015 uncovered a botched heist in Oslo. More>>

Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>

Howard Davis: Byrneing Down the House - Spike Lee's American Utopia

Lee does an admirable job capturing Byrne's stunning live performance of his latest album, but the real star of the show is the staging. More>>

Howard Davis: The Phoenix Foundation Friend Ship Tour Docks in Wellington

A sense of local pride was certainly running high at the Opera House on Saturday night, as the lads ran through a tasty little set drawn mostly from their latest album Friend Ship (splash out for Xmas on the shocking pink extra-thick vinyl edition). More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland