Concert review: Erykah Badu, The Civic
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
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
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
Movie review: Divergent

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

Entertainment Reviews

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…

Movie review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Judging on the plans alone, Wes Anderson's latest mad maze of a movie attempts to out-Wes Anderson all his previous films…

Album review: Liam Finn, The Nihilist

If this album is anything to go by, there's an awful lot of adrenalin pumping through Liam Finn. Not because every song…

Game review: Kinect Sports Rivals

The launch of the latest edition of Xbox's Kinect Sports series, Rivals , could not have come soon enough. Despite the…

Album review: Band of Skulls, Himalayan
Album review: Band of Skulls, Himalayan

With their love of rugged riffage and fuzzed-out rawk, it would be easy to dismiss Band of Skulls as…

Album review: Kaiser Chiefs, Education, Education, Education & War

Britain's Kaiser Chiefs are one of those unexplainable music anomalies - they never get better or worse, they just seem…

Album review: Lydia Loveless, Somewhere Else

Reviewers overseas have ticked off flattering references about this gutsy singer from Ohio. Names dropped include Chrissie…

Theatre review: Fred

Lisa Chappell's self-penned, one-woman show is a macabre comedy that takes us a million miles away from the wholesome, girl-next-door…

Classic CD review: Hilary Hahn, In 27 Pieces

Hilary Hahn gave us Bach after her concertos with the NZSO but the American violinist now offers a radical take on what…

Dreamy wonderment offers chocolate-box assortment of life
Dreamy wonderment offers chocolate-box assortment of life

As the cast "wake up" at the beginning of this gentle, slow reverie, the audience settles down from…

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