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Robert Downey Jr highest-paid actor

Robert Downey Jr highest-paid actor

Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com.

The right moves

The right moves

He might've had you grinning from ear to ear in Boy, but his new performance in The Dark Horse will break your heart. Lydia Jenkin, of the New Zealand Herald, talks to young star James Rolleston.

Something to be proud of

Something to be proud of

Former Balclutha boy Bradley Hanan Carter moved to the bright lights of Los Angeles more than a decade ago to chase a musical dream. He has no money, but he does have a debut album, writes Shane Gilchrist.

Youth contrasts with experience

In Rutter's Mass of the Children, the fresh, youthful voices of children contrast with the adult choir, according to City Choir Dunedin musical director David Burchell. He has asked the Columba Junior Madrigal Choir, directed by Richard Madden, to join the adult choir for its concert on Saturday in Knox Church.

Sheeran shows up on Shorty St

Sheeran shows up on Shorty St

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will make his acting debut on New Zealand screens tonight.

Shining light on challenging environments

Shining light on challenging environments

Polish-born and Wanaka-based author Derek has, to my mind, long been one of our top exponents of the long-form magazine article.

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