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Lego Movie a blast

Lego Movie

Yep. Five stars. The Lego Movie really is that good.

Insightful, compassionate - perfect

Like father like son PREVIEW: In Like Father Like Son Hirokazu Kore-Eda proves has a genius for writing for and directing children.

Council funds punk art

Punk art Wellington City Council has paid for a Wellington artist to produce punk art in Beijing.

Birds of a feather in Rio

rio 2 Rio 2 sees the return of Flight of the Conchords' Jemaine Clement as a cockatoo and again relies on music from Brazil and abroad to soar, writes Eric Kelsey.

Rare Frances Hodgkins portrait found

Frances Hodgkins portrait A rare painting by artist Frances Hodgkins has been rediscovered thanks to a Kapiti gallery exhibition.

Tracks an enthralling ride

Tracks Tracks is a great yarn, full of heat, solitude, danger and transformation, all set against unearthly landscapes.

Budapest Hotel Anderson's best

With depth, maturity and compassion, the Grand Budapest Hotel will surely be one of the films of the year.

The Raid 2 a spectacular film

Review: The Deadly Ponies Gang

American Horror Story beyond disturbing

American Horror Coven American Horror Story - Coven follows a group of descendants of the Salem witches and is beyond macabre.

Pistorius and The Good Wife

The suits the female attorneys wear on The Good Wife are so well cut that they, and the statement jewellery, should have their own show.

Enjoy the royals - why not?

Game of Thrones returns

US remakes not lost

For light relief from Sunday's increasingly bittersweet House of Cards, it's a major treat to have Veep back.

Modern family on show

Other Desert Cities Known for her television roles, Michelle Langstone makes her Wellington theatre debut in a show about the modern family

Who's playing in the capital

Here's your guide to the big international music names playing in Wellington in coming months.

Morcheeba's audience entranced

Children's theatre with bite

Coppelia dancers say it with mime

Dancers Sir Jon Trimmer and Lucy Green talk about mime in the latest production Royal NZ Ballet production, Coppelia.

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