Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker, whose distinctive raspy voice and soulful musical renditions made him a favourite of his peers with hits like Beatles' cover "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," has. He was 70.

Sony cancels Christmas release of 'Interview'

Sony cancels Christmas release of 'Interview'

Sony Pictures said it has canceled the Dec. 25 theatrical release of its North Korea comedy "The Interview," after major U.S. theater chains pulled out of showing the film following threats from hackers.

Indie rock-star Stephen Malkmus to play Dunedin

Indie rock-star Stephen Malkmus to play Dunedin

He was last here with his reformed indie-rock darlings Pavement, but Stephen Malkmus will be performing under his solo guise when he returns for four shows in March.

No place like home

No place like home

Claire Barton's experience studying music and performing in Dunedin gave her an advantage over other emerging singers in London, the mezzo-soprano tells Charmian Smith.

Sommet Sports channel shut down

Sommet Sports channel shut down

New Zealand's only free sports channel has folded after 18 months on air and stopped broadcasting at midday.

Weta chronicles truly two out of the box

Weta chronicles truly two out of the box

There will be many a whispered ''my precious'' when Weta fans get their hands on the new two-volume The Art of Film Magic - 20 years of Weta.

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