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The Dirty Dozen: a celebration of the entertainment world's wild women

The entertainment world has provided a parade of bad-ass women and it's time to pay tribute to some of her headstrong forerunners.

Royal NZ Ballet and Army Band join forces for powerful and moving show

REVIEW: The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Salute is a parade of four impressive works.

Olsen twins reject Full House revival

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are way too busy for the Full House reboot. So they say.

A new film from Orson Welles, 30 years after his death, it's not out of the question

A new film from Orson Welles, 30 years after his death, it's not out of the question.

Selena Gomez 'planning reality show'

Selena Gomez has reportedly approached Kris Jenner about making a reality show together.

Michael Fassbender heads south for West

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

TV Review: The Odd Couple & Mapp & Lucia

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

Rockstar sues BBC over Grand Theft Auto game violence censorship film

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

John Campbell's parents still proud after show cut

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

Do you know what these new Scrabble words mean?

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

Antonia Prebble: on fame, nudity and ugg boots

Antonia Prebble has gone from child star to glam grandmother.

A farewell to David Letterman and late night sexism

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

TV3's Sunday current affairs shakeup

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

Cate Blanchett: I warned mum about lesbian sex

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

JK Rowling shocked by Neville Longbottom's new underwear shoot

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 Las Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

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

Michael Laws calls Hilary Barry unprofessional for tears for John Campbell

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

Beyonce fans are angry at the singers wastefulness in new video

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

Honouring the legend of Ted West

Scoundrels and sex scenes: the Wests are back.

John Campbell TV3 departure: He's no different to a can of soup

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

Why you should care about John Campbell's demise

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

Earthquake disaster movie San Andreas coming to Christchurch

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

Jeremy Clarkson talks about life after Top Gear

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

Maggie Gyllenhaal attacks Hollywood age bias in wake of Rebel Wilson's age leak

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.

Alanis Morissette thinks her album Jagged Little Pill has “timelessness”

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

Amy Winehouse was a girl 'trying to disappear' in new Amy documentary trailer

"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.

Taylor Swift offers more beautiful life advice in her interview with Tavi

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

7 Days does Fieldays edition

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

The 'return' of The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones just played Sticky Fingers in its entirety - making one music fan (and probably more) very happy.

What now for John Campbell?

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

NZ Music Month: Towers perform Dragon's Are You Old Enough

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

John Campbell thanks fans after departure news

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

Letterman goes for laughs instead of tears on last show

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.

Rebel Wilson 'dating comedian'

Rebel Wilson is reportedly dating comedian and actor Mickey Gooch Jr. 

The sad end of John Campbell

OPINION: With cynical timing MediaWorks lowered the boom, effectively giving John Campbell his marching orders at the same time Budget came out.

Sadness and anger as John Campbell bows out

Supporters of John Campbell have reacted with sadness and anger to the news he will not continue as the host of TV3's current affairs show.

Kiwi Gary Brain's change of fortune made him a world-class conductor

Gary Clifford Dennis Brain, conductor and timpanist: b Palmerston North, August 12, 1943; m June Byng (diss), 1s, 1d; d Paris, France, April 20, 2015, aged 71.

So where to from here for Campbell Live? And what next for John Campbell?

OPINION: So where to from here for Campbell Live? And what next for John Campbell?

Stuff's weekend film guide

Sam Raimi revisits suburbia, Melissa McCarthy spoofs Bond and Michael Fassbender takes a trip to the Mackenzie Country.

Mona Eltahawy refuses to be silenced in Headscarves and Hymens

REVIEW: A new book about the oppression of women in the Arab world is brave and disquieting.

Johnny Depp departs Australia, leaving Pirates of the Caribbean 5 in the lurch

Johnny Depp's publicist has denied he's heading back to the United States to save his marriage to Amber Heard.

Bill Murray falls off his chair in drunken TV interview

In the battle of celebrity versus chair, Bill Murray is the biggest loser. And he blames David Letterman.

The Best Books I Never Wrote: Graeme Lay

New Zealand author Graeme Lay reveals his favourite books.

Europe's best summer music festivals for 2015

From Brighton to Barcelona and beyond, here are the best music festivals for this European summer.

My Secret Wellington: Gareth Farr, composer

Composer Gareth Farr talks about his favourite spots in the capital.

CD Review: Alabama Shakes

REVIEW: Alabama Shakes break new ground with Sound & Color.

Guy gets stood up and then rejected on Graham Norton Show

A wannabe Romeo was left red-faced in Graham Norton's red chair after he got dumped by his date - literally.

Wayward Pines - genius or madness?

Wayward Pines

There's a fine line between madness and genius - and some television programmes seem to be able to walk that line pretty well.

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell announces solo NZ tour

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has today announced a solo acoustic tour in November, playing Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.
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