Blackfish follows the story of Tilikum, the largest orca (killer whale) in captivity, who currently resides at Sea World, Orlando. Tilikum is a “notoriously vicious” orca who has been associated with the deaths of three people
Johnny Depp plans to quit acting soon. The 50-year-old star rose to fame in his early twenties with roles in A Nightmare on Elm Street and 21 Jump Street
Filming of the last Hobbit movie wraps up in Wellington today after an epic 14-year journey, with Sir Peter Jackson promising to live blog every step. ”Today is not exactly ‘average’, given it’s our last day of shooting, but if I don’t do it today, I never will!” Sir Peter posted on Facebook this morning
Ria Hall thrilled a television audience of millions when she sang at the 2011 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony. Now Ria is starring as one of the presenters on Maori TV’s AIA Marae DIY.
DEAR MARK J MULCAHY, I LOVE YOU Mark Mulcahy (Southbound) When Mark Mulcahy’s wife died suddenly in 2008 aged 41, some of his fans put together a tribute album – with star turns by Michael Stipe, Thom Yorke, Mercury Rev, The National and Dinosaur Jr. So if such luminaries like him, how come the rest of the world have taken such a long time to catch on – after all, he’s been out there three decades and has five previous solo full-lengthers as well as his 80s band Miracle Legion back catalogue His strangely gentle psychedelic sound supports wonderfully observant street poetry – like Lou Reed backed by The Presidents of the USA with the occasional flute thrown in for good luck
Rapper Jay-Z has revealed the artwork of his upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, next to the real deal. The album cover is part of an installation next to one of the four remaining copies of the 1215 Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral, England.
It was another tough night at the X Factor judging table.
British comedian Russell Brand takes down ‘Morning Joe’ hosts as they struggle to control the interview and even get his name wrong. Some people like Russell Brand.
The emo rockers who played the soundtrack for so much teenage heartache around the world are back with an “adult break up album”, having grown up side by side with their fans.
The Earth has been coming to an end with comic frequency. We’ve seen tsunamis sweep the oceans (2012), the world freeze over (The Day After Tomorrow) and a rogue planet bear down (Melancholia)