Favourite plays and performances, plus thoughts and observations on theatre in 2015 and beyond.
Ten films to write home about in 2015, plus ten discoveries and revelations.
In praise of the New Zealand International Film Festival, plus the future of live music in Wellington.
Ten personal bests in film, plus favourite television series and repertory screenings in 2015.
The year in cinema releases, festival highlights, and moments from films that history might otherwise forget.
The film of the year, plus other standouts, home-viewing highlights, and disappointments in 2014.
Auckland Theatre Editor Sam Brooks selects the year’s best plays and performances.
The cinematic year as remembered by our editors and contributors.
Thoughts on how (and how not) to be a cinephile in New Zealand. Also, the year in unknown pleasures.
Wellington Theatre Editor SAMUEL PHILLIPS selects the best plays and performers to grace the capital’s venues and festivals in 2013.
Auckland Theatre Editor SAM BROOKS selects the year’s ten best plays and performances.
Our editors and contributors select their favourites from a bountiful year in film.
Our Auckland and Wellington-based theatre editors on the stage shows that deserved your attention.
Twelve months in the dark, as recalled by our editors and contributors.
The year’s unexpected journeys in film—lest this be remembered as the summer Hollywood came to town and sucked us in once more.
The year’s cinematic highlights according to our editors and contributors.
Our editors and contributors pick out the crème of the crop in movies.
The best albums, singles and live performances of the ‘noughties’.
A look back on 2009’s best and worst movies.
How film and television has fared (so far) this century.