Gravity (Warner Brothers, M) I really wanted to agree with Time’s assessment of Gravity. Time called the film, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, “the best movie of the year” before it won seven Oscars
TVNZ is planning to shut down youth channel TVNZ U, which failed to become a going concern. The vacated frequency will be used to screen TV2 programmes an hour after they appear on the main channel
If musicians were measured not by the number of records they sold but by the number of peers they influenced, JJ Cale would have been a towering figure in 1970s rock ‘n’ roll.
The story of a 10-year-old Wellington girl searching for her best friend has bagged top prize at the 48Hours Furious Film-Making Challenge. Wellington film-maker Dean Hewison, along with writers Sam Dickson and Richard Falkner – collectively known as Traces of Nut – were crowned grand national champions at the Civic Theatre in Auckland last night for their short film The Sleeping Plot
We sit down to eat dinner at the usual sort of time – 7pm or so – up in Brisbane. Bernard Fanning lives back there now with his young family after a year-and-a-half in Madrid
Justin Timberlake thinks marrying Jessica Biel was “one really good decision”. The superstar couple married in Italy last October
Every new parent knows how difficult it can be to get a fussy baby to sleep, but new research suggests that a parent’s best efforts may only be exacerbating the problem and that inadequate sleep in childhood can have long-lasting health effects. “It is very hard to let your child cry it out when they are toddlers,” says Dr
Re “Why they leave France” [April 16]: There is a typically French disease that prompts citizens to overcriticize the country. Those judgments are, most of the time, merciless and exaggerated
“I’m very, very sorry to say that my business is skyrocketing,” the personal-finance guru Suze Orman said one late January afternoon.
Celebrated Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan was awarded Best Director in Cannes on Sunday.