Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

One Direction make Billboard history

One Direction make Billboard history

British boy band One Direction have become the only group to score four consecutive No. 1 debuts on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart, ousting Taylor Swift from her chart-topping reign.

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

'The Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies

Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate," and "Carnal Knowledge," has died aged 83.

CD Review:The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

CD Review:The Wellington International  Ukulele Orchestra

Having released a clutch of EPs on which they displayed a flair for deconstructing classic songs (such as Toto's mega hit, Africa) and reassembling them in their own quirky way.

Orchestra is his instrument

Orchestra is his instrument

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's last concert for the year, ''In the Hall of the Mountain King'', will be conducted by Ben Northey. Charmian Smith talks to the Australian conductor.

Netflix ready to enter internet-TV battle

Netflix ready to enter internet-TV battle

Lightbox, the internet-based television service launched by Spark this year, has welcomed the competition from United States online streaming giant Netflix, which aims to start up in New Zealand in March.

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