LA Times

“Lo-fi sci-fi ‘This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy’ excels on a shoestring” Kimber Myers 18 January 2018

Starburst Magazine

“If it happens to play anywhere near you, don’t pass up on the chance of seeing it. Seriously, you’ll be missing out on your next favourite cult movie.” 9/10 STARS

Review: Jo Richards Golden Bay Weekly

“With its cheap – or more accurately, inexpensive – laughs, this top value space movie could be destined to become a modern classic – proof that you don’t need to spend big bucks to get a decent bang. ” 4/5 STARS

Fast Cheap Movie Thoughts

8 December 2016

Interview with Director Christian Nicolson

Wal Reid – NZ Entertainment Podcast

Part 1

Part 2

NZ Herald

Friday 1 July 2016

He didn’t win a movie-making competition – so he made his film anyway…

RNZ Standing Room Only with Simon Morris

Sunday 12 June 2016

TVNZ One News Entertainment

Saturday 11 June 2016

Kiwi indie B-grade sci-fi film getting traction overseas

Seven Sharp TVNZ

Friday 10 June 2016

Working for love not money: Kiwi filmmaker rallies mates for budget comedy film

95bfm Interview with Esther MacIntyre

Monday 4 April 2016

RNZ National Jesse Mulligan, 1–4PM

This story was broadcast on Monday 29 February 2016.

“Our next guest had a dream of making a sci-fi movie and he’s not only made it but he’s taken out an award at the 41st Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival. Auckland-based artist and filmmaker, Christian Nicolson, has just returned from Boston where his film, This Giant Papier Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy, won Best Sci-fi Comedy. And the category didn’t even exist…”

Listen to this interview with Christian Nicolson, Director of This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy.