Highlighting New Zealand’s landscape and culture through an elaborate three-camera filming process, two memorable widescreen spectacles—one from Hollywood, the other homegrown, both thought lost for decades—can now finally be revisited on DVD.
Two ‘soul-stresses’ impress in concert.
At 77, the iconic country musician and actor is still struggling for a better America. Plus, a Steve Earle review.
A new solo album, a stage shared with Erykah Badu, a passport stamped with international performances—the already prolific Estère is ready to move front and centre. Photography by Daniel Rose.
The creator and performer of Circa’s upcoming contemporary circus piece discusses physicality, clowning around, and the comic potential in high culture.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: Louis Malle’s one-of-a-kind surrealist experiment.
For his cinematic third album, The Nihilist, an in-depth conversation with Liam Finn.
A muscular discussion with hilarious writer/satirist Gary Shteyngart.
At this year’s Autumn Events, a slanted look at Carol Reed’s archetypal film noir, plus a few questions for a world expert in film restoration.
Vague de Cirque’s captivating circus show comes to Auckland.
Liam Finn returns with “a stunning album that keeps on giving.”
An interview with legendary rapper The Tuna, aka Chali 2na, aka Jurassic 5’s Charles Stewart.
Massive Company’s fascinating collaboration with NZTrio and Gary Henderson.
At the Alliance Française French Film Festival, David Perrault’s heady black-and-white debut, plus Katell Quillévéré’s bracing sophomore feature.
Silo Theatre’s brave production of Tony Kushner’s revered two-part play is worthy of tremendous respect.
On the fashionable/unfashionable style of Stanley Donen’s 1957 musical. Plus, a digression on Rouben Mamoulian’s neglected Silk Stockings.
Previously at the Wellington Film Society: Howard Hawks’s riot act.
Briar Grace-Smith’s Spanish-Maori melodrama returns to Auckland after its New Zealand Festival debut.