Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Sex assault claim against X-Men director

Sex assault claim against X-Men director

A director of the popular "X-Men" films, Bryan Singer, has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in US court.

Beginnings of writing revealed

Beginnings of writing revealed

Maurice Gee has often said he is a writing writer, not a talking writer, yet over a career of more than 50 years he has accumulated a long list of published interviews, a shorter list of published lectures, and a few essays.

Artist searching for saints

Artist searching for saints

St Kilda, the romantic, now uninhabited Scottish island, has several namesakes, including in Dunedin. Charmian Smith talks to Deirdre Nelson, who is working on a project connecting them.

HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons

HBO renews Game of Thrones for two more seasons

The HBO fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" has been renewed for two more seasons, the premium cable network said today, two days after the show's season four premiere drew the network's biggest audience in seven years.

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, has died. He was 87.

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