Brothers in arms

bengi and joel madden

Good Charlotte rockers Benji and Joel Madden are so in sync they finish each other's sentences.

Success evaded me

lizzy caplan Lizzy Caplan reveals she felt like a sell-out after the success of Mean Girls evaded her.

Brody's daring escapes

houdini Oscar winner Adrien Brody already seems like an ideal candidate for the role of Harry Houdini.

Molly's mum learns her lessons

swoosie kurtz Mike & Molly actress Swoosie Kurtz details her less-than-successful first brush with show biz.

Live blog: The Amazing Race

Amazing Race After the surprise elimination of Kiwi front-runners Johnny and Muzza, who will depart tonight?

Two kinds of Shatner

william shatner Did you know there are two kinds of William Shatner? "Shatner" - the brash Hollywood actor and "Bill".

What the gossip mags say

Big Bang Theory stars could be back together and Kate's pregnancy feature in the gossip mags this week.

Django actress 'detained'

Where to spot a celeb

Film fest closes with a whimper

imitation game strap The Toronto crowd crowned The Imitation Crowd king, but that film alone cannot overcome the current movie malaise.

Mockingjay trailer excites

The first full-length Mockingjay trailer shows what's in store for Katniss Everdeen.

Clooney joins elite

Shadows wins People's Choice

Emmy winners take on Kiwi stories

Innovative web series will tell the extraordinary tales of ordinary Kiwis, with direction from you.

R.I.P. 'Guttman'

simon sweetman Peter Gutteridge, who died yesterday, was one of the more important figures in NZ music.

Robin Thicke's sobering admission

Singer says he embellished his role in writing Blurred Lines and was high at every interview.

Out-of-this-world Gaga gig

Snapper star dies

Eminem sues over song

National Party rejects claims it violated copyright by using riff similar to Eminem song in advert.

Restructure at Maori TV

Maori TV Maori TV executives Carol Hirschfeld and Julian Wilcox are set to have their current jobs axed but are likely to be offered new roles in a major shake-up announced by the network today.

TV series shows Chch as it is

Award-winning director reveals Christchurch through the lives of everyday people living in extraordinary times.

2015's Miss America crowned

Riding off into the sunset

The quiet achiever

In the self-aggrandising world of TV current affairs, Native Affairs and Mihi Forbes stand out for listening.

Through the looking glass

Mary O'Hagan A memoir of madness is deliberately upsetting and beautifully packaged.

'Flawed brilliance'

The line between fact and fiction dissolves in Peter Wells' book Journey to a Hanging.

Vintage reads: The Call of the Wild

Kiwi crime fiction comes to life

'Thought-provoking short-list'

The Man Booker Prize short-list is out, but there is no chance of a Kiwi repeat.

Acting out the news

Him The one man show ...Him changes each night depending on what's happened in the day's paper.

Smoking John Key a Trade Me hit

Artist Joshua Drummond has done it again. But this time, the PM is his inspiration.

Leading Our Place

Suter in $160,000 bid for art work

All chook up

Photographer Ans Westra and sculptor Jeff Thomson have feathered Wellington's Bowen Galleries with chooks

Hobbit contest narrow pointer - 1

Compete for a once-in-a-lifetime Hobbit experience

Want to get a sneak peek at The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies? Now's your chance.

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