Arts

14/05/07

An America military base in South Korea dumps chemicals into the Han River, which creates a mutant lizard amphibian that goes on a killing spree. A young girl, Hyun-seo, is taken by the monster (for later devouring); her dysfunctional family must come together to save her. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

14/05/07

I admit that before I picked up this book I had never heard of Charlotte Grimshaw and yet this is the fourth of her novels to be published. Her first book Provocation was based loosely on her experience as a criminal lawyer. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

14/05/07

Paramount Theatre May 4 directed by Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

14/05/07

In a bout of modesty during a recent interview, lead singer of Opshop Jason Kerrison proclaimed, “I’m always amazed that anyone’s interested in anything we do”. Well Jason, I’m right there with you on that one. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

14/05/07

As someone who thinks bosses are the scum of the earth, even I was shocked at the latest cruelty to befall a worker at the hand of their oppressors. A Subway restaurant in Dunedin not only fired a worker for sharing their free staff drink with a distressed friend, but they also called the cops [...]

07/05/07

Son, the third album from Argentinean actress/songstress Juana Molina, is a gorgeous hour of sound. Blending traditional guitar-based folk with warbling electronic melodies that could have been lifted directly from the Kid A sessions, Son is a beautifully odd hybrid, the lovechild of two distant genres that often share an uncomfortable bed. Share on Facebook+1 [...]

07/05/07

TSB Bank Arena April 27 – April 29 A couple of weekends ago Wellington’s waterfront TSB Bank Arena (the former Queens Wharf Events Centre) was transformed into the inaugural MAORI MARKet. This was billed as an event to showcase and celebrate Maori art, culture, achievement, enterprise and creativity; it was based on successful exhibitions that [...]

07/05/07

Wellington band The Bonnie Scarlets have been getting local crowds on the dance floor for about a year now. I sat down and had a chat to Peter (vocals/guitar), Adam (vocals/guitar), Chris (vocals/drums/percussion) and Curtis (vocals/ bass/harmonica) about their music and scored the totally sweet cabin at Camp A Low Hum. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

07/05/07

Mark Wahlberg comes back down to earth after the critical acclaim of The Departed by playing Bob Lee Swagger an ex military sniper who is set up by assassins in the political thriller Shooter. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this