Arts

August 13, 2007

Once again Ryan Adams has perfected that sexy, tortured soul look on the cover of his new album, Easy Tiger. This is his ninth album in a seven-year solo career, and fans have unfortunately come to expect a certain level of inconsistency with the quality of each new release of his. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

August 13, 2007

It’s an inescapable fact of life that people are often going to be judged on superficial terms. The sheer number of strangers that we encounter in an average day ensures that the majority of them are going to be assessed rapidly on a limited series of attributes, then quickly and efficiently generalized and assigned a [...]

August 13, 2007

August 6-19, times vary. Te Whaea, 11 Hutchison Road Newtown Written by 3rd year Toi Whakaari students Directed by Jade Eriksen Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 13, 2007

Meet the rudeboys. A rough young bunch of wannabe thugs obsessed with owning the latest cell-phones, tricked-out cars, baggy jeans, and built-up bodies. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 13, 2007

Written by Vivienne Plumb Directed by Conrad Newport Circa, until September 1, 7:30pm Sub 25s – $20 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 13, 2007

A 4-CD box set, Joy Division’s Heart and Soul is a must have for anyone with a disposition towards the morose. It includes nearly every song the band recorded 1977-80; before the band’s sudden demise after lead singer Ian Curtis hung himself at age 23. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 6, 2007

Michael Winterbottom is an incredible skilful director who has made great films like 24 Hour Party People and The Road to Guantanamo. A Mighty Heart is about American journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and killed by a group calling itself the National Movement for the Restoration of Pakistani Sovereignty about five years ago. Pearl [...]

August 6, 2007

“Fuck!” you mouth, after reading a peaking Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. You stare into space and feel something shivering around your ribs. But once that telltale awe-fog ends, you begin to wonder: how the fuck did she do that? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

August 6, 2007

This epic biopic tells the amazing story of the extraordinary and tragic French singer Edith Piaf. The film seems to focus itself around three story lines simultaneously – her youth, her adulthood and her last days. Things are tumultuous from the beginning and stay that way. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this