• A Place to Bury Strangers – LANEWAY REVIEW

    REVIEWED BY BENJAMIN BLACKMAN AT ST JEROME’S LANEWAY FESTIVAL, AUCKLAND By early evening the Cactus Stage could have been renamed A Place to Bury Guitars. There was violence in the air as the guitar-hurling three-piece A

    January 30, 2013 • Music • Views: 2193

  • Keeping Up With Laneway 2013!

    For the second year St Jerome’s Laneway Festival took over Auckland’s Silo Park. Filled with the young, hip, and beautiful people this impressive line up rocked the waterfront on this hot and sunny Auckland Anniversary

    January 29, 2013 • Music • Views: 1721

  • The Impossible – Review

    Telling the story of the worst natural disaster in recent history was always going to be a sensitive affair which would take a special story teller and talented cast. Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona’s second feature film

    January 19, 2013 • Film • Views: 2082

  • Megachristmas – Basement Theatre

    Last week MEGACHRISTMAS well and truly downloaded a chunk of festive cheer at Basement Theatre. Every inch of the theatre was decked out with lights, tinsel and Christmassy trinkets while seating people around tables created a

    December 17, 2012 • Theatre • Views: 1820

  • Where Are You My Only One? – Basement Theatre

    How far would you go for love?  Would you travel to the edge of the world for a chance at happiness? Originally conceived as a short play for Silo Theatre back in 2003, Where Are You My Only One? is a moving and charming love

    November 30, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1160

  • Russell Brand – I Am A Walrus – Vector Arena

    On Wednesday night Russell Brand brought the essence of Rock n’ Roll comedy to Auckland’s Vector Arena. The short skirts, cleavage and hormones where rife for this well known comic and actor, who is as famous for

    November 29, 2012 • Comedy, What's On • Views: 1853

  • An Awkward Family Christmas – The Herald Theatre

    If you thought your family were weird then you may want to reassure and reaffirm your ‘normal’ status by watching An Awkward Family Christmas. This crazy festive offering from the Outfit Theatre Company, in

    November 24, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1594

  • Chop/Stick – Basement Theatre

    It’s undeniable that New Zealand has become quite the melting pot of cultures.  Consequently the definition of race and ideas surrounding ethnicity have evolved and become more ambiguous. Chop/Stick, presented by Chairman Meow

    November 24, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1210

  • Tell Me On A Sunday – Carly Binding – Q Theatre

    Tell Me on a Sunday is a one women musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black, currently being performed by New Zealand pop singer Carly Binding at the Q Theatre in Auckland. Carly Binding is probably

    November 16, 2012 • Theatre, What's On • Views: 1239

  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

    Before Fifty Shades there was Twilight, the vampire love story that gripped it’s readers and later movie goers too. For some this is the most exciting cinema release of the year, for others it’s a blip on

    November 15, 2012 • Film • Views: 1531