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As Black As Texan Oil

As Black As Texan Oil

The Basement Theatre presents KILLER JOE A play by Tracy Letts

Director Hopeful Festival Will Successfully Tackle Challenges

Director Hopeful Festival Will Successfully Tackle Challenges

In a year made tougher by the recession, the New Zealand Film Festival has arrived with its usual collection of award-winning and acclaimed international cinema. Its director Bill Gosden talks to ALASTAIR BULL of NZPA.

The Tutts Are Getting Back Into The Clubs

The Tutts Are Getting Back Into The Clubs

The Tutts are embarking on another mission this winter. The Auckland five-piece wants to heat up clubs around the county with their synth-laced rock. JULE SCHERER of NZPA talks to guitarist Mat Robertson about smoke-machines, strobe lights and their debut album Get in the Club.

Michael Jackson’s Death “Will Result In Charges”, It Has Been Alleged

Michael Jackson’s Death “Will Result In Charges”, It Has Been Alleged

The late pop icon’s unofficial biographer Ian Halperin has claimed the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is investigating three people in relation to Michael’s death.

Father Claims Jackson Turned Into A Hermit By His Entourage

Father Claims Jackson Turned Into A Hermit By His Entourage

Joe Jackson says his 50-year-old son – who died of a suspected cardiac arrest last month – refused to venture out in the months leading up to his death and compared his life to that of eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes who died a recluse in 1976.

Renee Zellweger Set To Pile On The Pounds To Play Bridget Jones Again

Renee Zellweger Set To Pile On The Pounds To Play Bridget Jones Again

The American actress is poised to reprise her role as the hapless serial dieter for the third time.

It is believed the latest instalment in the hit comedy franchise, which is based on Helen Fielding's newspaper columns, will focus on Bridget's desire to have a child.

Joe Jackson Wants Neverland To Be The Next Graceland

Joe Jackson Wants Neverland To Be The Next Graceland

The 79-year-old father of the late Michael Jackson sought out Priscilla and her daughter Lisa Marie Presley - Michael's ex-wife and the daughter of Elvis Presley - because he is keen to turn Michael's former home into an attraction for fans.

New Harry Potter Competes With 'Rings' For Box Office Top Shots

New Harry Potter Competes With 'Rings' For Box Office Top Shots

Reaffirming its position as the most successful film franchise in history, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince once again blitzed New Zealand Box Office opening day figures.

Robert Redford Has Got Married

Robert Redford Has Got Married

The 71-year-old actor tied the knot with his 51-year-old partner Sibylle Szaggars in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday (11.07.09).

The couple married in a simple ceremony at the Louis C. Jacob Hotel in front of 30 friends and family.

Jessica Simpson’s Dumped Over Text Messages

Jessica Simpson’s Dumped Over Text Messages

American football star Tony Romo, who split from Jessica last week, was reportedly furious when he discovered the singer-and-actress was still in touch with her former boyfriend John Mayer.