Sarah Voon

Sarah Voon is a freelance Costume designer, Stylist, Writer, avid movie-goer and involved participant and observer of the Film and TV industry in New Zealand for over twenty years. After clocking up eighteen films at the most recent NZIFF during some *convenient downtime* translation: outta-work-filmo, with a couple of blockbusters for fun in between, she decided it could be time to use her powers for good and review some films. Mother of two teens, hater of the smell of popcorn and people who talk during movies. I will shush you.

The Seagull is worth viewing for its trifecta of brilliant women leads

Sarah VoonReviews | 23 Oct

In this nervy everybody-in-unrequited-love-with-everybody-else film adaption of the Anton Chekhov play The Seagull, Annette Bening is a scene-stealer, leading the glorious ensemble cast as hilariously narcissistic aging actress, Irina Arkadina. When family and friends gather to spend a summer weekend with Irina’s ailing older brother Sorin (Brian Dennehy), at his bohemian estate and farm in the […]