Hayden Meikle reviews LA Noire.
Bruce Willis (left) and Tracy Morgan, in crime comedy Cop Out. Photo from MCT. Distilled to its manly essence, the cop-buddy movie - like Cop Out, which opens next week - is about opposites not attracting: Two characters, almost always male, approach each other warily from different racial, ethnic, political, temperamental, psychological and criminal backgrounds.
Is it Still Life or Brief Encounter? Still Life is Noel Coward's original one-act play, and the better-known Brief Encounter is the film, for which Coward also wrote the script.
Speed of Light is the first programme devised by the RNZB's new artistic director, Francesco Ventriglia.
For a city of this size, Dunedin's symphony orchestra is a real triumph. Since its formation 50 years ago, the orchestra has gone from strength to strength, and on Saturday evening a packed town hall (including the "Gods'') was treated to a momentous Gala 50th Anniversary Concert.
The Dungeon at the Athenaeum provided the perfect backdrop for The Wine Project, with its aged interior - some might say dilapidated or disused, but I say atmospheric.
Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has once again pulled a new iPhone out of his proverbial magician's hat, leading hordes of gadget-happy consumers to wait in line for hours to snag one.
Full houses for Aspiring Conversations indicate investigative journalism is a hot topic.
International jazz pianist extraordinaire Uri Caine and the New Zealand String Quartet teamed up on Tuesday evening to present a unique musical programme ‘‘Reimagining the Classics'', in the very receptive well-filled Glenroy auditorium.
A near-capacity crowd enthusiastically applauded Les Talens Lyriques at Glenroy Auditorium.
A near-capacity crowd at Dunedin Town Hall on Saturday evening gave a prolonged standing ovation to a stunning performance by the City Choir Dunedin, Dunedin Symphony Orchestra and soloists under...
Elizabeth Bouman reviews an inaugural cello recital at Marama Hall on Saturday, September 11.
The final event in the southernmost celebration of Benjamin Britten's centenary was a recital of three instrumental works from the legacy of music left by this notable British composer of last century, and the large lunchtime audience at Marama Hall yesterday were treated to a very professional performance by University Music Department staff (oboe Nick Cornish, cello Heleen Du Plessis, piano John van Buskirk, violin Tessa Peterson and viola Andrew Filmer).
Pianoforte music from French composers featured at yesterday's lunchtime concert in Marama Hall. Guest performer was Dunedin pianist Sandra Crawshaw, who has a particular interest in women composers and French classical repertoire.
Jonathan Lemalu, a favourite Dunedin son and a renowned bass, gave a concert of his favourite songs to a near-capacity audience at the Dunedin Town Hall last night.
Four likely lads, Jerome Rouse, Chris Geddes, Jonathan Drummond and Alex Campbell-Hunt, produced some good music with the Dunedin Youth Orchestra directed by David Burchell at the Glenroy Auditorium last night, before an audience of fans and family.
Few people can take on Freddie Mercury and give even an adequate imitation of the late singer's special qualities. But last night Jonathan Ansell, of the Seven Irish Tenors, did just that.
Guest performer at this week's Wednesday lunchtime concert in Marama Hall was international viola player Kate Hamilton.