TV & movies
It’s hard to believe that a television series based around the simple act of birth could sustain itself beyond a couple of series.
The Honourable Woman is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman's inner life and a global hot spot.
Diane von Furstenberg doesn't love reality TV but has made a series about her fashion design company.
Can you handle the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer?
Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is a troubling complexity that will likely give your frontal lobes a twist.
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Sunday nights are set to get a lot more interesting with two cracking dramas kicking off this weekend.
Miranda Tapsell steps back into the 1960s with her new role in Love Child.
David Lynch's TV classic is coming back, fulfilling Laura Palmer's 25-year prophesy.
Writer of The Brokenwood Mysteries Tim Balme explains why we all like a bloody good murder.
The pain of rejection gave Tatjana Bozic the idea for a documentary - asking former lovers what went wrong.
This film has all the elements of a much better movie than it turns out to be.
A huge Hollywood star in the mid-1990s, Lauren Holly is back on Kiwi screens.
According to a 60-second trailer for the new season, 'Downton is catching up with the times'.
There's nothing like an election to create drama and tension. Here's our list of the 10 best election movies.
REVIEW: Without question my Film of the Year So Far, Boyhood is a hugely affecting cinematic experience.
REVIEW: All's fair in love and salsa.
Danielle Cormack, like many Kiwi actors, took a leap of faith to Australia. It's a gamble that's paid off.
Robert Sarkies has filmed the story of Louise Nicholas, the woman who said she was raped by police.
The crusade by Shorty doc Sarah Potts to find a cure for a mystery virus is set to have a positive spin-off.
As Genesis Potini, Cliff Curtis gives the performance of his career so far.
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