BOYHOOD (M) Directed by Richard Linklater The magnum opus of one of the most creative directors of the past two decades is also perhaps the ultimate coming-of-age story.
When we talk about the so-called Golden Age of Television that we are presently living through, the common elements of the conversation are well-established: anguished middle-aged white men, their put-upon and much-despised wives, issues of sexual assault and debates about ultra-violence.
Modern Family won a record-tying fifth best comedy series Emmy Award and a dominant Breaking Bad captured the top drama award and a trio of acting honours in today’s ceremony, which took a sombre turn as Robin Williams was remembered with restraint and grace by his longtime friend, Billy Crystal. “He made us laugh.
An Auckland hip-hop crew slammed for releasing
Filmmaker Alister Barry will give Hamilton audiences a personal introduction to his new documentary Hot Air, at the International Film Festival on Thursday. The 92-minute long film tells the story of the politics of climate change in New Zealand since 1988, when it first became a serious political issue, until 2008 when the Emissions Trading Scheme was passed into law
When ABC’s Modern Family vies for its fifth consecutive best comedy Emmy award on Tuesday, not only will it battle the beloved geeks of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory but also a bunch of irreverent, foul-mouthed characters from cable and
The idea that entertainment has an effect on our politics might seem ludicrous to some.
The printers are going “as hard as they can”, but public demand for Dirty Politics is unceasing. After Nicky Hager’s book was released on Thursday, the entire first run of 4000 sold out before lunchtime.
Cameron Slater has dismissed Dirty Politics allegations relating to himself and Justice Minister Judith Collins, while Labour leader Phil Goff compared the scandal to Watergate. In an interview this morning with The Nation’s Lisa Owen, Slater ripped into the book, saying author Nicky Hager “didn’t even have the common journalistic courtesy to contact a single person contained within these emails, while he breached everybody’s privacy”.
OPINION: Three months into our fevered obsession with the possible demise of Beyonce and Jay Z’s marriage, headline rumors continue to feed the frenzy: “Beyonce secretly shopping for a new apartment.” “DESTROYED by Jay-Z cheating!” And Thursday, the coup de grace: “Beyonc