An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to "La La Land" before declaring "Moonlight" the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said.
Families make good TV drama. The complex tensions and loyalties that exist between family members make for interesting storytelling, and if their bonds serve to unite the family against everyone else, so much the better.
Who says one person can't singlehandedly win a war?
The last good Resident Evil game was the 4th instalment, and that was a significant time ago, so much so that it came out on the Nintendo Gamecube.
The US State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticised President Donald Trump's travel ban as "inhumane."
Oscars officials are investigating an embarrassing mix-up over the best picture award, which eventually went to African-American coming-of-age drama "Moonlight".
"Moonlight," a drama about a gay black youth coming to terms with his sexuality in an impoverished Miami neighbourhood, received the Oscar for best picture after a stunning, unprecedented flub in which presenters erroneously announced the musical "La La Land" as the winner.
Elizabeth Bouman reviews a quintet's impressive performance of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.
Reviewer Penny Neilson finds the Royal New Zealand Ballet's first performances of the year outstanding.
Hollywood's A-list stars flaunted gold and silver gowns on the Oscar red carpet on Sunday, doused with a generous helping of diamonds, feathers, sequins and symbolic blue ribbons on the world's most cinematic runway
American actor Bill Paxton has died aged 61 after complications from surgery, his family say.
The red carpet has been rolled out and the champagne is on ice for the Oscars, but the biggest question is how much politics will rain on their parade.
As a child Gregg Hurwitz just wanted to write stories. That urge has taken the best-selling American thriller author a long way, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Dene Mackenzie wraps up a fresh batch of thrillers.
Diana Athill continues her series of memoirs by painting a portrait of a time gone by: the 1940s, when travel was by ship and train rather than plane and, of necessity, slower and more reflective.
A marauding monkey, a charging camel . . . and all the fun of the circus: Poet Libby Angel's The Trapeze Act is an engaging debut novel.
Wondered what happened to Evermore’s Jon Hume?
Philadelphia singer-songwriter Timothy Showalter follows 2014’s soul-searching HEAL with a fifth album that continues his line in brutal honesty.
The third album from Danish songstress Agnes Obel sees her broaden her musical palette, moving beyond the stark intimacy of her previous releases towards bolder aural territory.
The Dunedin Film Society is celebrating 70 years. Tom McKinlay looks at its programme for 2017.