If you’re anything like me, then you probably like reading depressing statistics about the state of “women in film” and then whipping yourself into apoplexies of rage about it all. Fortunately it’s been a banner year for discussions on that front, since the 2013 cinema landscape is one so heavily populated by men that in a Freudian typo I just wrote “ladscape”.
Boston’s mayor has written an angry letter to Rolling Stone magazine slamming it for putting marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, as some US stores refuse to stock the music rag.
So you want to see a band.
Wellington’s hottest stars braved a chilly night for the premiere of local film Shopping at the Embassy Theatre. Family, friends and stars such as Bret McKenzie, Ladi6, Oscar Kightley and Taika Waititi mingled at the opening night of Kapiti film-making duo Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland’s first feature film
Stuff is proud to present Shopping, the debut feature film by Wellington film-makers Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland.
It is easy to think of street art as something that sprawls naturally through a city. Like ivy, one rarely gets to witness the aerosol cans being sprayed by artists in hoods and overalls and filter masks scaling buildings in all weather with ropes, stepladders, scissor lifts and buckets and cans of colours
The first trailer from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp’s new political sci fi thriller Elysium has been released. It takes us to the year 2154, where just two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth.
Pink Floyd’s seminal stoner album Dark Side of the Moon is turning 40 and the band’s website has developed an interactive feature whereby fans can help turn a specially designed moon on the site dark.
Suddenly, it’s 1979, when Steven Spielberg was the kid with the magic touch, and science fiction movies invested their alien encounters with emotional uplift. Super 8, the J.J.
In August 1973, a quiet young courier took a print of Terrence Malick’s debut feature Badlands from Los Angeles to Manhattan for submission to the New York Film Festival. After the screening, festival chief Richard Roud said to the messenger, “Would you please tell Mr