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Joan Rivers' personal doctor reportedly took a selfie with the unconscious comedian.

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TV no movie killer: Study

sky tv Video killed the radio star, but TV may have been wrongly blamed for movie-going's decline.

A little bit rock'n'roll

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A truly gripping drive

locke REVIEW: The most original, interesting, and inventive film of 2014 so far? It's Locke. Hands down.

Flights, camera, action

 charter flight A-list actor and X-Men star Michael Fassbender has touched down in Wellington.

Kylie Jenner's calling

Kylie Jenner The youngest of the Jenner-Kardashian clan reportedly wants a career as a pop singer.

Gosling baby on Twitter

The newborn daughter of actors Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes already has a Twitter account.

Success evaded me

Two kinds of Shatner

Plaza cast as Grumpy Cat

Pawnee's most apathetic resident is going to be the voice of the moodiest cat on the Internet.

Review: The Skeleton Twins

At The Skeleton Twins best it is terrifically likeable, but at its worst the urge to yell "why should I care?" was overwhelming.

Walken baddest of bad

Review: The Lunchbox

Emmy winners take on Kiwi stories

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

U2's free album = epic fail

Bono U2's now-infamous auto-uploaded album wasn't bad musically, but as a marketing move it was a disaster.

Mariah's NZ date

Touring her new album Me. I am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse, Mariah Carey is coming to New Zealand.

Our best songs

Jimmy Barnes playing NZ

Lose yourself in the music

The whole Eminem sues National story brings up plenty of disturbing issues.

Review: D-Day Lost Films

A must-see documentary for anyone with an interest in WW II history and for those keen for an insight into what our parents and grandparents' generation had to endure.

Fifty years of Dr Who

Close your eyes. Don't blink. The first episode of Dr Who screened in New Zealand 50 years ago tonight.

Top 5 TV picks

Back in black

The quiet achiever

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

Top in literary stakes

library The BNZ Literary Awards winners have been announced with a Hawke's Bay winemaker taking the top prize.

Through the looking glass

A memoir of madness is deliberately upsetting and beautifully packaged.

'Flawed brilliance'

Vintage reads: The Call of the Wild

'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

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