Film #6 of AABATTERY'S Scavenger Hunt Mini #4
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Task 2/16: A New Zealand film
A decent first effort by director Matt Murphy, son of the writer/director of the original film "Goodbye Pork Pie," Geoff Murphy. The film was directed very well, the cinematography was nice and the acting was charming and solid. But this film isn't without its flaws.
First, the pacing of the film. We start with action almost immediately, getting me pumped from the get-go. Then the second act slams the brakes on and while I wouldn't say the film really dragged, it is hard to go from being pumped from the great action/driving scenes to the much slower pace they took here. The third…