Water Diviner hit and miss

SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY: Russell Crowe’s tale of a father searching for his sons in the aftermath of Gallipoli is undermined by saccharine moments and a morass of cliches.

Russell Crowe has turned out many a fine, Oscar-worthy performance in his career.

TS Spivet an exquisite adventure

DELICIOUSLY CLEVER: Kyle Catlett plays TS Spivet.

This school holidays, take your young people for a trip down an idyllic memory lane.

Jackson 'cares for fans, not critics'

ONE LAST TIME: Peter Jackson sees little chance of making more Middle-earth movies beyond a director's "extended-cut"

Critical reivews don't bother filmmaker Sir Peter Jackson, who says it's fans' opinions that really matter. 

Jolie labelled 'seriously out of her mind'

MORE DIRT: Angelina Jolie has been labelled 'seriously out of her mind'

More embarrassing emails leak as the White House tries to take control of the situation, but in the meantime the internet leaks controversial assassination scene.

Richard Taylor's love for Wellington

Co-director of the Weta companies, Sir Richard Taylor

Weta Workshop founder Sir Richard Taylor talks about his love for Wellington.

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Water Diviner hit and miss

SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY: Russell Crowe’s tale of a father searching for his sons in the aftermath of Gallipoli is undermined by saccharine moments and a morass of cliches.

Russell Crowe has turned out many a fine, Oscar-worthy performance in his career.

TS Spivet an exquisite adventure

This school holidays, take your young people for a trip down an idyllic memory lane.

Smart, funny and very human

Water spoiled by saccharine