News for Dec. 22, 2005

Crowds flocking to kiwi movies

12/22/05, 2:17 pm EST - Xoanon

NEW ZEALAND-made movies King Kong and Narnia are pulling in audiences in unprecedented numbers and will "probably knock Harry Potter off his perch", Regent 3 Cinemas co-owner Brent Goodwin says. Mr Goodwin said since the films, now screening in Masterton, had opened this month there had been an amazing response, with both playing consistently to full houses and with no sign of slowing down. "King Kong especially has been incredible, and if a three-hour movie can keep 60-odd kids transfixed in their seats, that is an extraordinary achievement. [More]