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Arts

August 4, 2008

This seminal documentary by Ray Epstien and Jeffrey Friedman tackles the history of homosexuals in American cinema since the beginning of Hollywood to the present day. And it does it with gravitas, beauty and style.

August 4, 2008

The Mall & Luv Written and Directed by Thomas Sainsbury At Bats July 22 – 26 It’s a sad fact but there are some days when it’d be quite nice if your boss died violently and your workplace was destroyed in fiery death.

August 4, 2008

Gin Wigmore is fast becoming a well known artist around the globe since winning the Grand Finals of the International Song Writing Competition based in New York, where her featured song ‘Hallelujah’ beat 11,000 entries to become the first ever unsigned winner.

August 4, 2008

Directed by Christopher Nolan The highly anticipated new Batman movie The Dark Knight did not disappoint and lived up to the unprecedented hype. The Dark Knight is what all action movies should be like. The introduction was truly spectacular with multiple surprise shootings during a bank robbery organised by the Joker (played by the late […]

August 4, 2008

Developer: EA Redwood Shores Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, Ps2 Wii, PC Publishers: Electronic Arts Genre: 3D Platformer There have been many Simpsons’ games in the past but really they weren’t any good.

August 4, 2008

Black Tuesday Written by Richard Dey and Felix Preval Directed by Rachel Lenart At Bats July 29 – August 9 I have a lot of respect for the Theatre Militia, whose plays for me have always managed to capture the essence of being a young and talented artist in the Capital.

August 4, 2008

Directed by Jennifer Venditti The documentary Billy the Kid follows a not-so-token high school misfit from small-town Maine. It’s an interesting look into the mind of the protagonist: an autistic metalhead in the throes of adolescence.

August 4, 2008

Wellington based singer/songwriter Jess Chambers’ debut album is really nice and quite folky. I’d normally count this as a bad thing. I don’t like folk – just don’t – never have and never will. Sorry. But Jess is something different, and this album is a splendidly lyrical and haunting piece of work

August 4, 2008

Directed by Dennis Dugan If you haven’t seen it yet, Adam Sandler’s latest hilarity fest, Don’t Mess with the Zohan came out a few weeks ago. And let’s just say that after watching it, I didn’t feel so tough anymore. He can play table tennis whilst barbecuing fish. He can do nohanded push-ups. He fights […]