A delightfully twisted movie

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REVIEW: Gone Girl offers an engrossing, wonderfully wicked portrait of matrimony mayhem.

Art show at Alcatraz

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China's most famous artist, Ai Weiwei, has produced a seven-piece installation at notorious US prison.

Child porn charges dropped

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Melbourne artist was charged after his large-scale installation was shown at council-owned property.

The craziest music videos ever

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Was it a bizarre attempt at mind control, or scenes from your worst nightmare?

Actor can't believe he's blamed

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Tracy Morgan is incredulous that Wal-Mart is trying to blame him for injuries in a road crash because he didn't wear a seat belt.

Neeson returns with his skills


The trailer to Taken 3 (also known Tak3n) shows 62-year-old actor Liam Neeson in fighting form.

Swift 'proud mum' to Lorde

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Popstar Taylor Swift acts like a "proud mom" over celeb pal Lorde's new Hunger Games song.

Kitchen dramas fail to stir

My Kitchen Rules

Future generations may laugh at the idea of shows in which people threw tantrums over the grilling of a lamb chop.

Carriage could win starring role

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A Pleasant Point train carriage will be used in a big Hollywood film being shot in Dunedin.

Hannah's a future country queen

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You know of Taylor Swift and Shania Twain, but you haven't discovered Hannah Cosgrove - yet.

Time on his side

The Refusal of Time

South African artist William Kentridge explains the genesis of his video work. now on show at Wellington's City Gallery.

Kiwi cop drama that's not clueless

Brokenwood Mysteries

Prime's new The Brokenwood Mysteries ticks every box; it's a wonder we didn't start making this series 10 years ago.

Netflix branches into films


Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel will premiere simultaneously online and in theatres.

Celebrity news roundup

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Stars gather for an anti-poverty concert in New York and for fashion week in Paris.

Netflix film filming in NZ

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The sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will be released via the Netflix platform next August.

Leonard Cohen's best album?

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Popular Problems, the latest album by the 80-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter, is wonderful. And feels complete.

TV sex is getting better

Masters of Sex

Some of the best shows on TV are also among the frankest and most thoughtful about sex.

Aretha auto-tuned? Surely not!

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Aretha Franklin covered Adele's Rolling in the Deep. Did she also use Auto-Tune?

Mastodon make metal twerk

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Metallers can't make head nor tail of why twerking is in their music, but they seem to like it.

Michelle Williams' NY mansion


This 1200 square metre beautiful Brooklyn townhouse is the stuff interior dreams are made of.

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