MOVIE REVIEW: Richard Curtis returns to the director's chair after a long departure with the charming and emotional rollercoaster that is "About Time".
OPINION: MUSIC REVIEW: The Thieves have hatched up something special here, an indie musical cinema for the soul.
MOVIE REVIEW: Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) is a struggling Masters student at Princeton. He's already done the Wall Street thing, and come out on the wrong side of the recession.
MOVIE REVIEW: Gravity is the latest film from Mexican film creator Alfonso Cuaron and it is incredible.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Turbo is a snail with a dream. A dream to be fast! Fast enough to race in the Indy 500.
REVIEW: Whether you like Lorde or not, due to her rapid success, this is the most anticipated NZ album of 2013.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: To those that know me and my taste in music, it will come as no surprise that I'm a fan of One Direction (1D), although, since I'm no longer a teenager (only at heart), it's not something I often admit to.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: I have to admit, I went into Rush with very little idea of what the movie was about, besides some vague idea that it had Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in it, and was about car racing.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: There are some movies that garner a sequel and you ask yourself why.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Opening with the abduction of three children, The Weight of Elephants tells the story of Adrian, an inquisitive yet lonely boy who lives with his grandmother and sick uncle.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: It's back for more of the same in this sequel to the 2010 surprise hit Kick-Ass about high-school student and comic book fan Dave Lizewski,
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is the latest young adult, romance- driven, supernatural piece of fiction to be adapted for the cinema.
It's a good year for post- apocalyptic science-fiction at the movies, if that's your thing.
OPINION: REVIEW: The demand for dinner and a show in Invercargill seems insatiable.
OPINION: It's hard not to be enthralled by the elegance and athleticism of professional ballerinas.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: When you see an ensemble cast like the one for Now You See Me, you should either be very excited, or very worried.
OPINION: There is music that charms and there is music that makes demands, and occasionally there is music that haunts. Into the East's startlingly assured debut album does all three.
Over the years there have been legendary British comedic institutions, including the two lovely lads, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: The Heat. Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. Directed by Paul Feig
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Pacific Rim. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi. Directed by Guillermo del Toro
REVIEW: The Invercargill Musical Theatre production of Grease last night gave me chills.
OPINION: After the disappointment of Superman, our movie reviewer was feeling apprehensive when he sat down to watch anther of his childhood heroes return to the big screen in The Lone Ranger.
REVIEW: Author Donna Leon continues her Commissario Brunetti series, with this 22nd book to feature the Venice-based detective.
REVIEW: To what extent can we appreciate what's not there?
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: The Great Gatsby. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
OPINION: The 2009 movie The Hangover had an original story, great comedic moments and an awesome cast delivering fantastic dialogue. The 2013 sequel doesn't stack up.
OPINION: Song for Marion joins The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Quartet in a list of films becoming increasingly popular, featuring veteran actors delivering whimsical and heart-warming performances.
REVIEW: A Christmas-themed ballet was a perfect outing on a cold winter evening in Invercargill.
Improv theatre is unpredictable by definition.
OPINION: The trailer for Identity Thief was quite amusing. It was also misleading.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: The Host. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons and Jake Abel; directed by Andrew Niccol.
There's not a lot to smile about in death, which too often triggers a thought of our own.
OPINION: The movie 'Lincoln' stands or falls entirely on the shoulders of Day Lewis.
OPINION: Our reviewer has been waiting impatiently for Oz the Great and Powerful.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: The Sweeney. Starring Ray Winstone, Ben Drew, Hayley Atwell, Damian Lewis.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away is about the beauty in the impossible.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Safe Haven, Starring Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders.
OPINION: Bruce Willis. Guns. Bad guys. Yippee ki aye . . .
The Impossible is based on the true events experienced by Maria and Henry Belon and their three sons during the tragic Boxing Day tsunami of 2004.
Even clever film-makers have dubious moments.
OPINION: Yes, it's a musical, but some prudent editing would have made a much better movie.
OPINION: Tom Cruise was always going to be a hard sell on the big screen as Jack Reacher.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Life of Pi. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Adil Hussain; directed by Ang Lee.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Wreck-it Ralph 3-D; featuring the voice talents of John C Reilly, Sarah Silverman, and Jane Lynch.
Reviewer Nadine Hancock has never walked out on a film. Until now.
REVIEW: Giselle, by the Royal New Zealand Ballet
Chopper's (S)hit List Civic Theatre, Invercargill; November 18
He may be impersonating a notorious criminal who brags about having committed violent crimes but it would seem the biting humour of Heath Franklin as Chopper Read is a bit of a crowd puller.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: Argo. Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman; directed by Ben Affleck.
OPINION: MOVIE REVIEW: What's not to like about Liam Neeson?
OPINION: Rock legends Dragon may have triggered some nostalgia for Southlanders during their long-awaited performance on the Civic Theatre stage last night, part of their 40th Anniversary Tour down the country.