New Zealand Opera and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra present Eugene Onegin.
Haruhiko Sameshima’s photographic monograph.
Stephanie Cook discusses her role in Russell Campbell’s new documentary.
Recently at the Wellington Film Society: short films from the doyenne of the French New Wave.
Baiting and repelling audiences in equal measure, Lars von Trier’s Antichrist is the most misunderstood film of the year.
The transgressive comedy of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new film.
Thirty years of Vanguard Films—from the politically radical (A Century of Struggle) to excursions into dramatic fiction (Taking the Waewae Express)—screen in retrospect at the Film Archive this September. Founding member Russell Campbell recalls three decades of headstrong filmmaking.
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra perform Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony.
175 East is an unusually constituted ensemble, with an emphasis on the bottom end. It’s an idiosyncratic combination of flute, clarinet, cello, double bass, bass clarinet and trombone that has, for over ten years, performed some of the most interesting ‘new music for old instruments’.
A violent quartet from the Melbourne International Film Festival 2009.
Three recent concerts from New Zealand’s two finest orchestras.
Our writers recap the best and rest in film and DVD: The Dark Knight, Snow Angels, 30 Rock—Seasons 1 & 2, Extras—The Special, Persepolis, Cassandra’s Dream. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead. Damily Guy—Season 7 (DVD); Frost/Nixon, Dean Spanley, Valkyrie, Empties (Film).
Abbas Kiarostami’s ethical gaze.