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Fassbender slowly expanding his horizons

Michael Fassbender plays a hardened bounty hunter in Slow West.

With a nod to Eastwood, Fassbender goes West in Slow West.

Second best

Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon star in the latest incarnation of The Odd Couple.

REVIEW: The Odd Couple and Mapp & Lucia pale in comparison to their predecessors.

Rockstar sues BBC over GTA film

Daniel Radcliffe stars as Rockstar founder Sam Houser, the creator of Grand Theft Auto, in Game Changer.

Game Changer docudrama starring Dan Radcliffe allegedly using Grand Theft Auto trademarks without permission.

Tutus and trumpets in the trenches

The New Zealand Army Band and the Royal New Zealand Ballet collaborate on Salute, a WWI commemorative show making its world premiere in Wellington on Friday night. Dancer Lucy Green with, from left, Corporal Marc Ellis, Yang Liu, Corporal Vaea Peterson, Lori Gilchrist, Private Jordan Seaton, Alayna Ng, Private Raynor Martin, Bronte Kelly, Private Joel Williams, Katherine Grange and Private Hettie Adams.

The army band meets the ballet in this WWI commemoration show.

Campbell's parents still proud

John Campbell's parents Wendy and Jim Campbell.

John Campbell's going to take a month off to read books and watch the Hurricanes, his parents say.

For shizzle, Scrabble adds 6500 new words video

More than 6500 new words have been added to the official Scrabble word list.

It just got a whole lot easier to use up the "Z" tile in Scrabble.

Antonia's world

Antonia Prebble: "It is really nice getting to this stage and thinking 'Oh, maybe I do know a thing or two'."

Antonia Prebble has gone from child star to glam grandmother.

Farewell to late night sexism

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is interviewed during a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

OPINION: OPINION: David Letterman's exit from TV heralds the end of him being permitted to demean, humiliate and mock his young female guests. 

Blanchett warned mum about lesbian sex

Cate Blanchett's character engages in a steamy lovemaking session with another woman during her latest film, and she had to break the news to her mother.

Cate Blanchett gave her mother advanced warning about her lesbian sex scene in the film Carol.

Is 30 minute news long enough?

Sam Hayes and Duncan Garner will present new show 3D.

More changes to come for TV3's current affairs division.

JK Rowling's shock at Longbottom's underwear shoot

Matthew Lewis as he appears in the June issue of Attitude magazine.

First Harry Potter lost his robe and now Neville Longbottom has stripped off, and JK Rowling was shocked to see him wearing nothing but underpants.

Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas

William Drayton, also know as entertainer Flavor Flav in this booking photograph released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department October 17, 2012.

Flavor Flav was arrested in Vegas on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing marijuana and having an open container of alcohol.

Musical dawn in Palmy video

Palmerston North rock band Dusk Till Dawn rehearse in one of the practice rooms at The Stomach.  From left: Lee Hamilton, Steven Whittaker, Jayson Harris and William Palmer

Dusk Til Dawn are a rock 'n' roll band who are finding their way on the Palmerston North music scene.

Barry criticised for TV breakdown video

Hilary Barry

Crying for John Campbell during news was "utterly unprofessional", former MP Michael Laws says.

Beyonce fans are mad video

Beyonce fans our angry about her pouring expensive champagne into a hot tub.

Beyonce fans are outraged at the singer's wasteful actions her latest music video.

Honouring the legend of Ted West video

David de Lautour plays Ted West in the upcoming Outrageous Fortune prequel, Westside.

Scoundrels and sex scenes: the Wests are back.

Don't blame MediaWorks over Campbell

John Campbell might be the voice of the people but he is also a highly paid television presenter who lost a ratings war.

OPINION: John Campbell might seem indispensable, but we'll forget him within days. Everyone, especially in the media, is expendable.

Why I care about Campbell

John Campbell

OPINION: This is dedicated to those of you who are cheering about the demise of Campbell Live.

San Andreas coming to Chch video

Rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) heads to San Francisco to save his only daughter.

Are Christchurch cinemagoers ready to see a blockbuster movie about a devastating earthquake?

Jeremy Clarkson talks about life after Top Gear video

Jeremy Clarkson talks about life after Top Gear in his first interview since being fired from the BBC.

Ex-Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson cagey over his plans in his first interview since being fired by the BBC.

Gyllenhaal attacks Hollywood's ageism

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has fallen victim to ageism in Hollywood.

When 37-year-old Maggie Gyllenhaal is "too old" for a role, you can understand why actresses like Rebel Wilson are reluctant to reveal their age.

Morissette’s music memories

Alanis Morisette

Alanis Morissette thinks there is a "timelessness" to her album Jagged Little Pill.

Winehouse was a girl 'trying to disappear' video

Amy Winehouse.

"I'm not a girl trying to be a star. I'm just a girl that sings," Amy Winehouse says in the documentary about her life.

Swift offers more beautiful life advice

Taylor Swift

An interview in Elle magazine has Taylor Swift being candid as ever with some more beautiful life advice.

7 Days does Fieldays

They might make fun of Hamilton but 7 Days stalwarts Dai Henwood, Jeremy Corbett and Paul Ego are coming for a special Fieldays Edition of the show.

Fieldays and 7 Days are coming together in a special live show promising "wit sharper than a barbwire fence".

What now for John Campbell? video

What chance John Campbell could end up working alongside Carol Hirschfeld - now head of content at Radio NZ - again? The two were previously co-presenters of TV3 nightly news.

John Campbell's future could be back at Radio New Zealand, say media commentators

Towers sing Are You Old Enough video

Towers cover Dragon's Are You Old Enough in celebration of NZ Music Month.

To mark NZ Music Month, Wellington-based indie-pop band Towers will cover well-known Kiwi songs.

John Campbell thanks fans video

John Campbell will leave TV3 and his show will be replaced by a four day a week news and current affairs show

John Campbell thanks fans after news that he's quitting his TV3 current affairs show.

Letterman goes for laughs on last show video

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is interviewed during a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The king of US late-night TV has closed the book on The Late Show with an all-star guestlist and his trademark sarcastic comedy.

'Anti Groovy' artworks painted on gallery walls

Mark Braunias' installation Anti Groovy is on show at Jonathan Smart Gallery.

Artist Mark Braunias has painted creatures and mysterious forms directly only the walls of a Sydenham gallery.

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