Arts

July 30, 2007

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July 30, 2007

This debut film by director Sanchez-Cabezudo is an intense thriller about several different protagonists in a small town in rural Spain. Bringing in multiple characters across the film’s different chapters, the story tells of a scientist and his team who are sent to investigate a newly discovered cave on the outskirts of the town. Share [...]

July 30, 2007

There are three music genres that are making the local charts, getting backing from NZ on Air and filling poster billboards nationwide at the moment: guitar based indie, pop-punk and roots/reggae. But what if, as a musician, your chosen genre isn’t as esteemed in New Zealand? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 30, 2007

Friday’s Nina Nastasia and Jim White show at Bodega was marvellous, showcasing two performers at the height of their craft. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 30, 2007

Pia Marais’ debut film The Unpolished is not so much a snapshot of an idyllic, rambling childhood summer gone slightly awry as an exercise in terrible parenting. Fourteen-year-old Stevie (played brilliantly by Ceci Chuh) lives with her junkie mother, her fresh out of jail father (the almost endearingly deadbeat Birol Ünel from Head On) and [...]

July 30, 2007

7-9 Monday nights with Kristen and Lisa The Demo Station is a show aimed at getting unsigned local and national artists to send their demos in and get airplay, which the hosts Kristen Patterson and Lisa Brown stress that “even if its just real crap quality,” will be accepted. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

July 30, 2007

Watching Tuli is the ultimate dichotomy; you will either be bored as hell or interested beyond measure. I fall into the latter category. In second year, I wrote an essay on the Philippines, concluding that the island nation was perhaps the biggest contradiction I had ever encountered. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 30, 2007

Using the very simplest of formats, the Tui “Yeah, Right” billboards have reached iconic status in New Zealand because of their constantly changing and always slightly skewed take on New Zealand life and current events. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

July 30, 2007

Janne Land Gallery Unit 1/13 Jessie Street 17 July – 11 August Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this