Entertainment

J-Law is box office gold

Jennifer Lawrence has been named Forbes' highest-grossing actor in 2014, despite being paid less than her male co-stars.

Beyonce's dad sells her stuff

Matthew Knowles isn't the most sentimental dad in the world - he's just offloaded a heap of Beyonce merch in a garage sale.

Top 5 celebrity diva moments

Bieber's crotch selfie, Kanye's tanty over his wedding photos and Mariah's no show brought bratty behaviour to high levels in 2014.

What the gossip mags say

Weddings, babies and is Kim Kardashian joining The Big Bang Theory? All these feature in the gossip mags this week.

Thunderbirds are go ... online

Thunderbirds are go with a teaser for the remake of the 1960s television show appearing online.

Perfect small scale drama

REVIEW: Love is Strange is the perfect small scale romantic drama, with a side order of good comedy.

Setting up amid blazing heat

Small army of Rhythm and Alps volunteers prepare Cardrona Valley site for deluge of music fans tomorrow.

Tinker, tailoring slightly spoils

Those wanting a slick Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy-esque thriller are well catered for in The Imitation Game.

Penguins flying high

REVIEW: Penguins of Madagascar might be slightly cheesy but it delivers on animated action and humour.

Exodus flawed at genesis

REVIEW: Even the presence of Batman himself, Christian Bale, can't save Exodus: Gods and Kings.

Will The Interview change films?

The Interview was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film, but it might end up as one.

Bieber announces break from music

Singer wants "a moment where people don't see me for a while" (then shares pics of new $60m private jet).

Creative space also best for doing nothing

Kapiti artist Debbie Pointon's favourite room is perched on a steep bank in Raumati South with majestic views of the hills.

You may not know them . . . but you will

These four actors may not be household names just yet, but they're poised to unseat the Hollywood's finest come 2015.

Lord of the Rings location scout dies

Dave Comer, the man who helped redefine New Zealand as Middle-earth, loses his cancer battle on Christmas Day.

My Hero: Margaret Mahy

When I first read The Changeover I understood that, in Margaret Mahy, I'd met a writer who was for me.

Lousy reviews not entirely deserved

REVIEW: Horrible Bosses 2 isn't quite the equal of the first, but it keeps up a whiplash pace for its entirety.

Little Kat's remarkable adventure

New Zealand-born Kat Schurmann was just 13 when she died in Brazil of HIV/Aids. Her story is now becoming a film.

The reinvention of Brooke Fraser

Brooke Fraser hates being pigeon-holed as a Christian.

The best of the best: 2014 in film

Looking for a DVD to while away a Summer evening? Here are 2014's best films.

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