Bringing back movie magic
What’s it going to take to get the multiplexes open again? And will New Zealand be in a good position to do some industry heavy lifting?
Lockdown booms for online and phone use
Newsroom foundation supporter Vodafone NZ’s Tony Baird provides some insights into how New Zealanders are using online and their smartphones during the lockdown.
Taika Waititi - the toast of Toronto
Film critic Kate Rodger talks about the kiwi director causing controversy - and garnering both acclaim and harsh criticism - for his latest project.
The way we watch sport is changing
There’s a revolution happening in the way we sign up to watch big ticket sport.
Old bums too much for Auckland Transport
A photograph featuring the bare bottoms of an elderly couple for the Doc Edge film festival won’t be appearing on AT Billboards or bus backs.
Captain Marvel breaking new ground
Captain Marvel is the first of 48 Marvel-related movies to feature a woman in the leading role. Dr Neal Curtis looks at its importance.
‘Colourism’ reveals shades of Hollywood prejudice
The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood has ignited a discussion about whether prejudice isn’t just about the colour of a person’s skin, but the shade.
The new Dr Who and a view of dyspraxia
Is it possible that the general population will develop their concept of dyspraxia to that which is represented by the friend of the latest Dr Who?
Vineyards to satellite city - the new Kumeu
Kumeu is experiencing unprecedented growth. It’s good for business - but bad for residents who just want their country life.