Album review: Ariana Grande, My Everything
Album review: Ariana Grande, My Everything

There's no doubt Ariana Grande has a good set of pipes - there's not too many 20-year-olds who could confidently deliver…

Album review: Spoon, They Want My Soul
Album review: Spoon, They Want My Soul

Here's a tricky thing to do: try and explain Spoon's sound to a friend who's never heard them before. Across eight albums…

Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight
Movie review: Magic in the Moonlight

Whimsical, wistful and studiously insubstantial, the new Woody Allen film is his most frothy since The Curse of the Jade…

Movie review: Boyhood
Movie review: Boyhood

Films that follow a character for years are typically handicapped by the requirement to have two or more actors taking the…

Entertainment Reviews

Game review: Infamous: First light
Game review: Infamous: First light

As the gaming world rages over the lack of playable female characters, Sucker Punch has quietly gone…

Album review: Dussek and Beethoven

It is difficult to be too disdainful of the earlier work, a real glitterfest that does not allow a slow movement to dampen…

Colin Hogg: Had my fill of sweet and sour fare

I'm increasingly concerned about what might be the next household task to be celebrated by a nationwide television contest…

Janet McAllister: Talking about the write thing

What is "publishing" exactly? Award-winning author James George sees it as "connecting writers of stories to readers of…

Movie review: Henry IV, Part 2
Movie review: Henry IV, Part 2

Billing it, as the press ads do, as "Shakespeare's greatest play" is several bridges too far, though…

Totem - Cirque du Soliel

As an instantly recognizable brand celebrating their 30th anniversary Cirque du Soliel must stretch a tightrope between…

Worst sci-fi ending yet?

The first third's great, the second third expansive - but what's up with Lucy's ending? Chris Schulz shrugs his shoulders…

Album review: Royal Blood, Royal Blood

If you thought there was a full band backing Royal Blood's guitar-fuelled ruckus, you wouldn't be the only one. On early…

Album review: Broods, Evergreen

Hearing Mother & Father - the opening track from local siblings Broods' debut album - for the first time, is a reminder…

Album review: Sinead O'Connor, I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss
Album review: Sinead O'Connor, I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss

Too often in popular culture, controversy and craziness are substitutes for, or get in the way of, real…

Entertainment Reviews Archives
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.

Send

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a5 at 29 Aug 2014 01:39:13 Processing Time: 1346ms