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Simon Dallow and Wendy Petrie on the challenge of keeping young people watching in the age of social media.

Shell an empty visual feast

The contentious casting of Scarlett Johansson in the lead turns out to be the very best thing about the film.

REVIEW: Scarlett Johansson's latest is strictly the old agent-with-no-memory-discovers-they-are-working-for-a-corrupt power story.

The secret of This Is Us

This Is Us has defied the odds simply by taking beautiful writing and mixing it with superb acting to create a show that ...

No nudity, no dragons. It's just the powerful family drama that's captivating audiences.

First Sight: Honesty box havoc

Nadia lets rip on Married at First Sight.

No more Mrs Nice Nadia as the couples inch closer to renewing their vows on Married at First Sight Australia.

Toeing the artistic line

Palmerston North artist Vivian McKenna with one of her works.

Palmerston North artist Vivian McKenna has art in her blood.

Host sacked for 'gay' comment

Mark Latham has come under fire for speculating that a student involved in a video about International Women's Day was "gay".

Former leader of Australia's Labor Party dismissed as TV commentator after calling a teenager "gay".

Childhood fears amuse

Comedian Patch Lambert is coming to Palmerston North.

 Wellington comedian Patch Lambert makes his childhood fears funny.

A home fit for Belle

FFXENT. Supplied image for Beauty and the Beast.

For $765,000, you could move to Princess Belle's real-life 'poor provincial town'.

Shawn Mendes adds Kiwi show

Singer Shawn Mendes will play one New Zealand show in November.

Have mercy! The 18-year-old will play one Auckland show.

Sandy and Danny back again? video

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in the 1978 film Grease.

Grease is the word on Olivia Newton-John's lips as she hints at a reunion with John Travolta for Grease's 40th anniversary.

How to become Sean Spicer video

Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live.

It's all in the eyebags and ears says Melissa McCarthy.

Going down memory lane to find a story

Renu Sikka's story is in English but has a title in her native Punjabi language.

Renu Sikka, 50, is a primary school teacher who lives in west Auckland and is an aspiring author.

Oro festival's alcohol licence granted

Oro festival is ready to go, after their special licence was granted.

Oro festival's licence to sell and supply alcohol was granted.

Twenty films to see before August

Weta work their magic again in War of the Planet of the Apes.

From Boss Baby to Baywatch - there's a lot going on at the cinema this autumn and winter.

When Alec fell for Tina video

Actors Tina Fey (L) and Alec Baldwin starred together in 30 Rock.

Baldwin also reveals his "irresistible" feelings for a Will and Grace star.

Davies reflects on the good times

Kinks frontman Sir Ray Davies was knighted by the Prince of Wales in recognition for his service to the arts during an ...

Why one famous musician says "I'm easy to love, but impossible to live with"

Goebel misses Frank Ocean's offer

Parris Goebel posted this image after revealing she'd missed Frank Ocean's message.

There's a lesson to be learned from the choreographer's missed opportunity - always check your emails.

Gore tackles Trump's 'truth'

Former US Vice President Al Gore will take on Donald Trump's climate policies in the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth.

The real inconvenient truth? The fight isn't over as Al Gore announces sequel to groundbreaking doco.

Inside JK Rowling's yacht gallery

The Harry Potter author has placed her luxury yacht - with its star-studded past - on the market.

The Harry Potter author has placed her luxury yacht - with its star-studded past - on the market.

From accident to author

Tina Clough with her latest book, The Chinese Proverb.

Tina Clough's third novel, The Chinese Proverb, hits shelves on April 6.

Seven of ScarJo's best

Scarlett Johansson held her own against Bill Murray in Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation.

From period drama princess to sci-fi queen - the seven shades of Scarlett Johansson

Jenner splits with toy-boy

Corey Gamble and Kris Jenner at the TommyLand Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2017 Fashion Show on February 8.

The Kardashian matriarch has dumped her younger partner to focus on reality. TV that is.

Mahon rocks CMC Festival

Riversdale's Kayla Mahon performs at the CMC Rocks music festival in Australia.

Country singer plays to big crowd at three day country music festival.

Weta's Wellington transformation

Weta Workshop created eight thermoptic suits for the film, one worn here by Scarlett Johansson.

How Wellington's film industry stepped up for the ScarJo blockbuster

Twist revealed in Jumanji video

The Jumanji reboot is due for release in New Zealand in January 2018.

So THAT'S the reason Karen Gillan isn't wearing much in the jungle.

Brine's Bach: Witches and wigs

Is this some weird fetish remake of Tux Wonderdogs?

OPINION: There's so much swimming on The Bachelor NZ I can draw only one conclusion: They're testing for witches.

Wellington the real star of Ghost

Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell.

Critics say plot lacks depth, but the Capital shines in Scar-jo's cyborg action film.

An epic journey with taonga puoro

From left, James Webster, Elise Goodge, Horomona Horo and Alistair Fraser perform at the Whanganui Taonga Puoro Wananga.

The Whanganui 2015 floods have been a catalyst for a taonga puoro journey.

Gilbert Grape mother dies video

Johnny Depp with Darlene Cates.

Leonardo DiCaprio calls Darlene Cates "the best acting mom I ever had".

Rape culture, the musical video

Director Roseanne Liang.

Not a traditional approach, but it seems to be working.

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