Sunday’s episode of the X Factor sums up what’s wrong with New Zealand music.
Justin Bieber has nailed his Blue Steel in what appears to be a sign he is joining Zoolander 2.
"If I arrive on set and they tell me I have five minutes before hair and make-up, then I head straight to my trailer for a nap."
Cherry Bomb: Stephie Key on her art, her dad's job and her hyper-sexual artistic alter-ego Cherry Lazar ahead of her exhibition opening in Paris.
LMFAO frontman is the third judge to jump ship from the reality show, leaving Dannii Minogue looking awfully lonely.
Ruth Rendell, best known as the creator of Detective Chief Inspector Wexford, died in hospital on Saturday.
REVIEW: Toni Collette and Thomas Hayden Church help lift Lucky Them.
A new Maori TV series, Find me a Maori Bride aims to introduce people to the culture through laughter.
Sunday Star-Times writer and television presenter David Lomas has become an expert in tracking down lost families - and reuniting them.
Brett Morgen spent eight years bringing together Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.
Gary Kemp is a British musican and actor (The Krays, Lewis, Dog Eat Dog), and guitarist/ songwriter with reformed 80s pop band, Spandau Ballet.
Wet-plate photography is complex, difficult, and easy to get work. It's been obsolete for 135 years - but a new wave of photographers are embracing its idiosyncrasies.
Secret dates, tipsy cocktail parties and lots of kisses - Art Green fesses up to life as The Bachelor.
Kim Kardashian has revealed that trying for a second baby is "exhausting".
Two more women have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them.
Filmmaker Josh Trank is stepping down as Director to pursue other "creative opportunities."
Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a longtime business associate with legal control over his affairs.
Jon Stewart grilled a former NY Times reporter on her reporting on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.
REVIEW: In terms of rock'n'roll destinations, the Grateful Dead are a far city.
Soul and R&B singer Ben E. King, died of natural causes at the age of 76.
A US jury found a Sydney publisher had committed fraud.
Demi Lovato has hit back at a tattoo artist claiming the singer pi**ed all over the toilet seat.
We test the How-Old website on some well-known faces with the results being both dubious and hilarious.
In the new drama series, Our Girl, Lacey Turner plays an army medic on her first deployment to Afghanistan.
Taylor Swift is moving on from 1989 and may draft in an unlikely collaborator - Kanye West.
Russell Brand has declared that he is “here to serve” the British public.
The promotional campaign for the upcoming earthquake movie is hurriedly being re-worked.
Iron Man has found a new villain to rage against. Unfortunately for the rest of us, it's not the right one.
Weta Workshop has joined production of Cleverman, a new cross-Tasman TV drama that stars Game of Thrones actor Iain Glen.
Patrick Dempsey's life is kind of a mess (spoiler)
No wife, no job, no mansion: Patrick Dempsey's life is kind of a mess right now.
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It may surprise many to know, but Stephanie Cole can only now finally call Diana Trent a contemporary.
Actor Russell Crowe has been had, throwing an online hissy fit about being misquoted on a satire website.
Best-selling children's author Anthony Horowitz has been in the game 38 years. He explains his remarkable survival in one of literary's toughest gigs.
Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard has a voice to sate your hunger for real music, reckons Grant Smithies.
The two new shows I watched this week couldn't be further apart in terms of sensibilities or style
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SIMON SWEETMANToday I wanted to tell you about my new favourite guitarist. My new favourite musician.
K-Stew hits out at Hollywood's misogyny ahead of new film.
90s American rockers Everclear are celebrating a special anniversary says frontman Art Alexakis.
Russia's politician ask if Apple violated Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" when it delivered U2's latest album.
Young people should see their experiences reflected in fiction, says Laurie Halse Anderson.
Russell Crowe has joked he's only successful in Australia because of his "annoying" nickname, Rusty.
New Zealand Music Month launches today, May 1. Martin Phillipps of The Chills explains why he's glad it is still celebrated.
With 30 seasons under its belt, Survivor is one of TV's most enduring franchises
Artist Asher Newbery doesn’t do things in halves and has a body of work made up of something bigger than just him.
Goodfellas turns 25: Here's an incomplete list of all the movies that have ripped it off.
Dustin Hoffman leads the choir and Sean Penn joins the over-50s action club in films releasing in New Zealand cinemas this weekend.
Vote for your favourite X Factor judge and be in to win a trip to the grand final.
New Zealand on Air’s rigid funding criteria is being blamed for the Matamata based TV Central ceasing to broadcast from midnight April 30.