Article by AsiaPacificReport.nzThe cast of Vanuatu film, Tanna, travelled to Hollywood this month to attend the movies official release in Los Angeles as well as New York City.EyeWitness news interviewed the cast members when...
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Introspection and review by Selwyn Manning. All still photographs by David Rowland. A ghastly tale of horror and intrigue looms for Wellington and Christchurch theatre-goers as New Zealand Opera sharpens its knives before its Auckland...

Review by Carolyn Skelton - Roots (2016) My first post on the 2016 TV miniseries, Roots, highlighted the brutality of silvery, and the ways the US slave masters aimed to erase the true identities and...

Review by Carolyn Skelton. See also, Part Two: “Roots” (2016): persistence of power… and the enduring spirit of resistance Roots (2016, TV series) is disturbing but also compelling: a story of horrific brutality endured, and...
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Review by Selwyn Maning. The Magic Flute - Performed by New Zealand Opera. Accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. AUCKLAND: ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre Thursday June 16, Saturday June 18, Wednesday June 22, Friday June 24...

On Waitangi Day, 6 February 2016, I decided to honour the history of Bastion point by going to a Waitangi Day Festival there. The event notice for it said it was from 10.00am to...

Feature by Carolyn Skelton. For many LGBTI people, and others feeling alienated from today's society, David Bowie's innovative performance and music struck a chord. As I said in my previous pieces, he was not the...

Feature by Carolyn Skelton. In retrospect, as I stated in part 1, Bowie both was part of, and was critical of the highly visual, performance-focused video and digital culture, that came with the intensification of...

Feature by Carolyn Skelton. I was saddened to read of the (to me) unexpected death of David Bowie. A decent, humane man, he was talented and innovative. His songs had been part of the soundtrack...

Report by NewsroomPlus.com After a successful launch at the American Film Market of the feature film Broken Vows, Kiwi-American Producer Wendy Benge has signed on to aid in the production of the horror-thriller Before the Darkness, written...