New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But ... See full summary »
Based on the Aramoana Massacre that occurred on 13 November and 14 November 1990. Resident David Gray, an unemployed gun collector, went on a rampage in which 13 people were shot dead, before Gray himself was shot by police.
A divorced architect, fighting for custody of his son and battling addictions to alcohol and gambling, works off his debt to a sleazy strip club owner. There he meets a transsexual dancer ... See full summary »
Story follows the divergent agendas of criminals, cops and lawyers as they collide over a shipment of illegal firearms and a double homicide. Earl Pike, a criminal, tries to get his family's illegal gun collection to a safe haven.
A New Zealand regiment is ordered to take the hill Chunuk Bair, without the promised British support . An operation without sense , as they must return to the bottom. It is when a British ship opened fire on the hill.
With a budget of under 50 grand and four days to shoot, the producers did a great job in getting across the concept for the series. It was admittedly clunky in spots. There were some pacing problems and a little too much exposition in the middle, but the short had a wit and charm and sense of humor that overcame any production shortcomings. The dialog was very intelligent and not burdened with the usual techno drivel. And though the basic plot is as time tested as an Errol Flynn film, it has a freshness that I think current viewers will enjoy. It is very clear that if given the right budget and time, this idea could blossom into something exciting. And I hope they can keep Karl Urban. He was intense in the role and I would love to see him cut loose as a pirate. What a bit of luck to get an actor just before he rises.
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