OPINION: You don’t have to look far these days for tales of high-powered greed and corruption. So last night’s premiere episode of stylish action series Arrow (Wednesdays, 9.35pm, TV2) felt topical.
With a title like Journey to the Centre of the Tardis last night’s episode of Doctor Who promised to be epic. We’ve had some really great episodes this season, The Bells of Saint John, The Rings of Akhaten and Hide, while Cold War left me feeling, well, cold.
Stuff is proud to present Shopping, the debut feature film by Wellington film-makers Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland.
THE NORTH BORDERS Bonobo (Border) DJ Simon Green, who has been flying under the radar for nigh on 13 years, has been one of the Ninja Tune label’s sorely under-appreciated signings.
SAVAGES (Universal) Director: Oliver Stone Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro As a director, Oliver Stone enjoyed a rarely-matched string of critical and pop cultural hit movies from the mid-eighties through the mid-nineties: Salvador, Platoon, Wall Street, Born On The Fourth Of July, The Doors, JFK, Natural Born Killers, Nixon …
Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from The Daily Show starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film. The network said that correspondent-writer John Oliver will host the fake news show for the eight weeks of original episodes scheduled during Stewart’s hiatus
Budget-conscious celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been hired to cook for G-20 leaders in London next week, nearly a year after they provoked outrage by eating an eight-course meal while discussing the global food crisis. Oliver’s company will feed the leader’s at Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s residence, 10 Downing Street. Leaders at last July’s G-8 meeting drew heavy criticism for enjoying an eight-course meal featuring 19 dishes while they were meant to be discussing how to ease global food shortages