Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

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.

Whiling away those dark winter days

Whiling away those dark winter days

My idea of a winter wonderland is hunkering down in the Regent for the International Film Festival, only emerging for cups of excellent Dunedin coffee. This year, the festival is proud of the number of films it has secured direct from screening at Cannes, writes Christine Powley.

Back in a band and lathered up again

Back in a band and lathered up again

Although only a young musician, the musical output of James Russell has already covered a lot of ground.

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.

Spotlight on droving way of life

Spotlight on droving way of life

When it comes to chronicling New Zealand's agricultural history, much has been written about the role of shepherds and stockmen.

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