New look at Batfleck

Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

A new image of Ben Affleck as Batman has been released online.

Hobbit delays Jackson Dr Who

Doctor Who

The TARDIS may yet materialise in New Zealand - as soon as Sir Peter Jackson finishes his Hobbit trilogy.

Monae has secret Obama video

Janelle Monae

American R&B artist Janelle Monae apparently has a "top secret" video of the US president dancing.

Cumberbatch Comic-Con debut

Benedict Cumberbatch

Sherlock star jokes he went undercover to prepare for role as a wolf in Penguins of Madagascar.

Fifty Shades of Grey trailer out

Fifty Shades of Grey

Something in this Christian Grey's handsomeness hints at cruelty. It's the perfect tease.

Brad and Angelina wed

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

It's the celebrity wedding of the year - but it's not what fans have been waiting for.

Quiz and win with Book Awards


Take the quiz and be in to win a selection of this year's NZ Post Book Award finalists.

First look at live-action Halo


Halo: Nightfall, a live-action series produced by Ridley Scott, unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con.

This week at the movies

mrs brown's boys d'movie

Keira Knightley sings, Brendan O'Carroll dresses up and The Rock cooks up a comedic take on Hercules.

Beauty and violence


Virunga tells the story of national park of stunning beauty in a country accustomed to devastating violence.

Doco hopes to spark debate

Aaron Swartz

Brian Kippenberger hopes his new documentary The Internet's Own Boy sparks plenty of debate.

Negative? Me? Have some positivity!

Mike Kilpatrick

In a brief attempt to appease those who suggest I’m a little bit too negative, today’s blog is going to be incessantly positive.

Yahoo! Community is back

Just because Community is going to Yahoo doesn't mean it's in for a lot of changes, creator says.

2014's Great Songwriters


The cream rises to the top - if you're good enough you'll make it, the best will shine through.

Giant steps for Kiwi band

I Am Giant

London-based Kiwi rockers I Am Giant took inspiration from Pink Floyd for their new album.

'Nerd hub of the world' opens


Comic-Con has opened its doors in San Diego, USA and fans from around the world are lining up.

Holiday reading

Karen Tay

I'm off on holiday for three weeks - to exotic, hopefully book-filled shores.

'A crimson river of warm blood' (graphic content)

Titus Andronicus

It's Shakespeare's most violent play, but that wasn't warning enough for fans at London's Globe, where even a reviewer fainted.

Cross-Tasman tug of war

tug of war

A cross-Tasman tug of war is testing the strength of Kiwis against Aussies.

Heath Ledger immortalised

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger's stunning performance as Batman's iconic nemesis The Joker has been immortalised in Lego.

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