Arts & Film

Sir Roger Douglas

Pain and gain of Rogernomics remembered in US-made documentary

Fri 26 Aug 2

An outsider's view finds plenty to like in the New Zealand economic reforms of 1984-94.

Craig Hall (Thomas) and Moragna O'Reilly (Vanda) discussing aspects of Venus in Furs

Sex, lies and playscripts

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 26 Aug

It only takes a few four letter words, a bit too much female flesh and serious talk of S & M to put people outside their comfort zones.

Whispers from Pandora’s Box

Absurdity of Humanity in dance

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 26 Aug

The New Zealand Dance Company’s latest programme pushes the boundaries of contemporary dance.

Nathan Pohio, Raise the Anchor, Unfurl the Sails, set course to the centre of an ever setting sun

Walters Prize finalists on show

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 26 Aug

Currently the Auckland Art Gallery is showing the work of the four artists who have been nominated as the finalists in this year’s Walters Prize.

Ben-Hur (2016)

Biblical epic Ben-Hur joins Hollywood's list of recycled blockbuster flops

Wed 24 Aug

The Biblical epic is expected to make a loss of $US100 million after failing at the US box office last weekend.

The New Zealand Initiative's Eric Crampton

Rigorous analysis doesn't equal 'ideological burp' – Crampton chides Film Commission

Wed 17 Aug 1

NZ Initiative research head takes up cudgels after the Treasury’s position on film subsidies is sledged. With special feature audio.

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