Album review: The War On Drugs, Lost In The Dream
Album review: The War On Drugs, Lost In The Dream

Who knows whether Adam Granduciel - songwriter, and driving force behind Philadelphia quartet The War On Drugs - was introduced…

Album review: YG, My Krazy Life
Album review: YG, My Krazy Life

Most rappers are prone to a little narcissism, and YG (it stands for Young Gangsta) is no different. In the build-up to…

Album review: Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love
Album review: Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love

He may be forever stamped in many heads as the man with the new shoes, courtesy of the widely played 2006 single New Shoes…

Movie review: Like Father, Like Son
Movie review: Like Father, Like Son

Japanese maestro Kore-eda maintains the intense focus on children's relationships with their parents that distinguished…

Entertainment Reviews

Movie review: The Lego Movie 3D
Movie review: The Lego Movie 3D

Living with a seven year-old boy obsessed with Lego means I've been subjected to some pretty average…

Movie review: The Invisible Woman

A romantic drama about Charles Dickens' relationship with his lover and muse Nelly Ternan, The Invisible Woman sees Ralph…

Movie review: Rio 2 3D

Vibrant visuals, musical numbers, slapstick comedy and an environmental message are all squeezed into this follow-up to…

Concert review: Hugh Laurie

There was more laughter in the first half hour of Hugh Laurie's musical debut on New Zealand soil than at some comedy shows…

Lorde + Nirvana? Bad idea
Lorde + Nirvana? Bad idea

Nirvana's Rock Hall of Fame performance should never have happened, writes Chris Schulz.

Concert review: Erykah Badu, The Civic

The Civic might be a seated venue, but that didn't stop plenty of the crowd from getting their groove on as soul sister…

Concert review: Morcheeba, The Powerstation

Remember Morcheeba? The UK trip-hop trio who reminded us that Rome wasn't built in a day back in the late 90s?

Concert review: Jake Bugg, Auckland Town Hall

If you were looking for big screens, stage dives, flashy light displays, major rock 'n' roll statements and humorous between-song…

Movie review: Divergent

Divergent is yet another film franchise based on a young-adult novel series, this time by author Veronica Roth. It does…

Movie review: Muppets Most Wanted
Movie review: Muppets Most Wanted

The big screen re-launch of The Muppets in 2011 brought Kermit and friends into the 21st century with…

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