Helen Mirren: On the road
Helen Mirren: On the road

Helen Mirren’s nomadic home life and work schedule has matched the eclectic nature of the characters she has played in 40…

Vesuvius blows his top in Edinburgh
Vesuvius blows his top in Edinburgh

"Hey, it's Juan Vesuvius!" I am heading out of Edinburgh's Assembly Roxy with New Zealand comedian Barnie Duncan at midnight…

Janet McAllister: Let down by 'lazy stereotypes'
Janet McAllister: Let down by 'lazy stereotypes'

When she went to Cirque du Soleil's Totem last week, artist and curator Melissa Laing was impressed by the acts' "phenomenal"…

The year for grandes dames
The year for grandes dames

Michael Thornton examines how age has not withered the talents or audience appeal of women turning 80.

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'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

SEATTLE (AP) "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries…

MKR stars steamed at cyber slurs

Online abuse, including homophobic slurs, and questions about their sexuality has left a sour taste in the mouth of My…

Good Lorde - what a price tag

Fancy a private performance from Kiwi Grammy winner Lorde? Then you'd best have a spare $300,000 to cover her performance…

Brad and Angelina married twice

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have managed to keep two wedding ceremonies secret, it was revealed yesterday.

Even the cows get to play a special role
Even the cows get to play a special role

Tonight, Nicholas McGegan is conducting the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Haydn's The Creation…

video Lynskey on confidence in Hollywood

Actress Melanie Lynskey made her mark as Rose in "Two and a Half Men," and despite numerous film roles since, says she's…

Back to future with Simpsons

As my family left each day to its cool reprieve I was left on my grandparents' couch and hour upon hour of The Simpsons…

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