Star Trek, The Muppets and The Simpsons did it. More recently, Jackass, Sex and the City and even Entourage have done it.
Jane Bowron of the Dominion Post once wrote of Dougal Stevenson: “His voice is authoritative. If there is an end-of-the-world broadcast kept in readiness for the final moments on Earth, I hope TVNZ has chosen Dougal to announce it.” The quote raises a hearty laugh from the man who did, indeed, become a voice of authority for a generation of Kiwi TV news viewers until the 1980s – so much so that Stevenson was an obvious choice to co-host I Was There, a Heartland TV series that reviews many of New Zealand history’s defining moments in four decades since the 1960s
A lot of films with multiple storylines like to play out each one at the same time until they meet either at the middle or end of the film (think Crash or Bobby) while some jump back and forth and disregard a consistent narrative timeline (Pulp Fiction).
The Hangover Part III
VICTIM OF LOVE Charles Bradley (Shock) Arguably the toughest job for Brooklyn’s Daptones label and their crusade to record those now-ageing soul artists who slipped through the grooves of the sound’s 60s and 70s heyday is to back up their discoveries with solid second albums Once the glossy sheen of discovery has worn through then it takes an artist with the talents of a Sharon Jones or, in this case, Charles Bradley to harness the music and make it relevant again, not just an all-singing, all-dancing museum piece.
Bradley Cooper is still dealing with the “aftershock” of his father’s death. The 38-year-old Academy Award-nominated actor suffered a great loss after patriarch Charles died of cancer in January 2011.
With a cast of superheroes and villains, The Avengers beat out its competitors to become the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards. The action romp won three awards on Sunday (Monday, NZ time), including the top prize, movie of the year
What better way to celebrate Friday than watching the latest trailer for The Hangover 3.
Hugh Jackman has joked that he’s “formed a solidarity” with other good-looking Hollywood stars.
Django Unchained and raunchy comedy Ted have landed seven MTV Movie Awards nominations, leading a slew of comedies and superhero blockbusters among the nominees at the annual film awards voted for by youth audiences.