With no obvious cause of death for Glee star Cory Monteith, the British Columbia Coroners Service says it will do further testing to determine how the 31-year-old died. The autopsy was taking place today (NZ time), but the coroners’ service says it could take several days before toxicology test results are in
He wasn’t a singer.
Get ready for more stage versions of your favourite movies – 20th Century Fox has formed a new joint venture to turn the studio’s vast arsenal of films into musicals.
The last time Family Guy lobbied for an Emmy award, it was accused of anti-Semitism. In a mailshot sent out to Emmy voters, the makers of the irreverent comedy said: “Come on, you bloated, overprivileged Brentwood Jews
LIFE OF PI 3D (20th Century Fox) Director: Ang Lee Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall, a tiger Ang Lee won Best Director at the most recent Academy Awards. I’m not sure how or why, because so much of the film is based on computer effects that it’s hard to know exactly how much influence Lee might have had on the look and feel of Life Of Pi.
REVIEW: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tecwyn Evans with Orpheus Choir, Jenny Wollerman (soprano), Richard Greager (tenor), Paul Whelan (bass-baritone). Music by Adams and Psathas
TIME STAYS, WE GO The Veils (Universal) Kiwi-raised indie oddball Finn Andrews returned to the LA studio that gave birth to The Veils’ 2006 hit album Nux Vomica for the band’s fourth full-lengther and the result is wonderfully weird. Make no mistake, there’s very litte mainstream top-10 hit material here but Andrews’ unstoppable song-writing (he claims to write every day and had to pare back hundreds of tracks to find these 10) allows for him to hit the off-beat from a number of different directions – mariachi horns, heavy reverbed guitars, 17th century English poets and a fairytale song about birds all feature.
Tahuna Breaks have got the dancing plague.
The Church of Scientology is a notoriously difficult subject for a journalist. The press has long been considered an enemy of the Church, which was founded half a century ago by science fiction writer L.
Try not to forget what you saw last week. You say now that it would be impossible to forget: Filipinos armed to the teeth with rosaries and flowers, / massing in front of tanks, and the tanks stopping, and some of the soldiers who were the enemy embracing the people and their flowers.