Entertainment

Films that might not deserve to be R18

Would Basic Instinct and 9 1/2 Weeks still be considered as salacious in 2017?

Dirty Dancing in the Trump age

OPINION: Nobody put Baby in the corner then, and they shouldn't be doing it now. It's a message we can't afford to forget.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Review: Two new leading ladies take centre stage as gaming's most epic adventure series returns.

Foo Fighters pull off ultimate rickroll

Nobody knew just what to expect when 80s icon Rick Astley joined the American rockers on stage in Japan.

Wall's drama eventually gives way

REVIEW: Doug Liman's tightly-focused narrative begins to crumble as our disembodied-voice "bad guy" becomes more and more like a horror villain.

Food, glorious food

hottest home baker 2013 When it comes to television, food programmes are part of our staple diet these days.

Hangover finishes with spark

Not since To Kill a Mockingbird has a title so inaccurately described something.

All Black comes to town

My new Fijian world

Party may give you a hangover

spring break Locking up your daughters is futile - they'll find a way to break free.

Iron-clad sense of the silly

Has Tony Stark lost his mind?

The Troubles they've seen

Identity crisis robs film

Step into darkness

Boldly speaking, we have been here before.

Boxing scrapbook full of memorabilia

boxing New Zealand has only ever had one world boxing champion born on its shores and that was back in 1890 when "Torpedo" Billy Murphy knocked out the "Belfast Spider" Ike Weir.

Book captures rugby history

A celebration of more than 80 years of rugby matches in a long-standing rivalry between two local schools.

Perfectly naughty

Back to winning formula

Superbly updated guide

This is a stylish, heavily illustrated book, chock-full of information about Timaru's history.

Don't bet house on iPad future

ipad Geraldine High School year 11 pupil Anneke Vogel looks at the trend of schools using iPads.

Pupils prepared for intrepid journey

Eating guinea pigs, fishing for piranhas and holding an anaconda is what Connor Inkster-Robinson and Oliver Reid are most looking forward to on their school trip to Peru these holidays.

Where people smile lots, judge less

Why do Kiwis eat icecream in winter?

Save adoration for real heroes

Are celebrities really as amazing as we think? Geraldine High School year 11 English class pupil Phoebe Bates asks.

Our own violence and sex

harry At last, a New Zealand television drama series that is well worth watching.

Friendships sealed with dodgy deals

Watching Border Security (TV One Mondays, 7.30pm) can be so reassuring.

More tears to come

Flight of fancy falls flat

Favourites back on screen

At one o'clock last Monday, I got excited.