Siobhan Keogh: 2014 worst year for gamers
Siobhan Keogh: 2014 worst year for gamers

When I think back on the games that have been released so far this year, I get a bit sleepy. Frankly, I think this year…

Rose Matafeo: In defence of Mike Myers
Rose Matafeo: In defence of Mike Myers

Mike Myers has earned a bum rap in recent years, but for Rose Matafeo, he remains a comedy hero. She looks back at some…

Paul Casserly: The comfort of murder
Paul Casserly: The comfort of murder

After writing off the series as pedestrian and dull, Paul Casserly has realised homegrown murder series The Brokenwood Mysteries…

NZ on Screen: Labour leaders of the past
NZ on Screen: Labour leaders of the past

With the Labour leadership contest now in full swing, NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner looks back at some memorable…

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Siobhan Keogh: Shadow of Mordor

Siobhan Keogh: Shadow of Mordor

Siobhan Keogh isn't quite ready to jump into the LOTR gaming universe.

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Dominic Corry: In praise of the action comedy

Dominic Corry: In praise of the action comedy

Are action-comedy films making a comeback? Dominic Corry investigates.

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Paul Casserly: Death of a PVR

Paul Casserly: Death of a PVR

Sometimes it feels like technology has turned against you. Paul Casserly mourns the death of his PVR and contemplates all the shows he had recorded but never got the chance to watch

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NZ on Screen: 6 great Kiwi covers

NZ on Screen: 6 great Kiwi covers

New local comedy series Coverband inspires NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner to select six favourite New Zealand cover versions.

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Dominic Corry: Top 5 creepy doll films

Dominic Corry: Top 5 creepy doll films

Horror movie fan Dominic Corry takes a look at some of the creepiest doll movies around.

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Karl Puschmann: More TV superheroes will be superfluous

Karl Puschmann: More TV superheroes will be superfluous

A media mastermind must be behind this deluge of do-gooders, writes Karl Puschmann.

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Karl Puschmann: Web series worth watching

Karl Puschmann: Web series worth watching

The standard of online web series' has exploded to new heights over the past few years. Karl Puschmann shares the funniest shows you won't find on television.

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Paul Casserly: Radio fumes with Stinky Grooves

Paul Casserly: Radio fumes with Stinky Grooves

Paul Casserly pays tribute to local radio institution Stinky Grooves as it nears its quarter century on air.

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Karl Puschmann: Almost Human, almost good

Karl Puschmann: Almost Human, almost good

Kiwi actor Karl Urban stars in JJ Abrams latest sci-fi venture, Almost Human. But is it a triumph or a turkey? Karl Puschmann investigates.

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NZ on Screen: Antarctica in pictures

NZ on Screen: Antarctica in pictures

To mark the annual Icefest Antarctica festival in Christchurch, NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner looks back at some great screen moments for the frozen continent.

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Forward Thinking

Lydia Jenkin: Homegrown and top class
Lydia Jenkin: Homegrown and top class

I'm not sure what's got into the water this year, but it's clearly agreeing with local film-makers, because we're currently…

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