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Harsh Georgian justice

Garrow's Law

Before Judge John Deed, before Boston Legal and even before Perry Mason, there was Will Garrow, and he was real.

Art outside the box

Sol LeWitt Sol LeWitt, known as of the most influential artists of the 20th century, is the subject of a film festival documentary.

Kim Dotcom set for Party party

Stu Maxwell and Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom has pushed rewind on the Internet Party party after his last attempt was canned.

Catton on NZ Book Awards shortlist

Eleanor Catton It would be surprising if Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries didn't show up on the Book Awards shortlist.

Lorde and lyrics

Graeme Downes Music professor Dr Graeme Downes cites Lorde when he want to shake up his students.

Film festival highlights

snowpiercer Graeme Tuckett shares his picks for the under-publicised gems of this year's festival.

Long, cool drink of watercolour

Award-winning Belgian children's film Ernest and Celestine is a classic odd-couple comedy.

Dragons return with charm

Dark comedy Calvary delivers

Scars left by an Antarctic mountain

Erebus doco The Erebus doco on TV One took a harrowing, but thoughtful look at the gruelling job of cleaning up the wreckage site.

Viewers polarised

If only Gaylene Preston had spared us the thrush, racism, violence and ''disaster sex".

Familiar faces fail to save Pramface

Trust us, we're the BBC

A granny knot of a plot

The final of SoHo's Line of Duty seemed designed to leave the view gasping.

The one that she wants

Grease the show Lyndee-Jane Rutherford got chills that were multiplyin' when she was asked to direct Grease in Wellington.

Brilliant night for opera

NZ Opera co-production of Verdi's masterpiece an outstanding success.

Conducting a new direction

The road to take is one that delights

Grease is still the word

That Grease is still the word, even after 40 years, is testament to the durability of this all-time favourite musical.

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