12 Questions with Jennifer Dann: Playwright Sam Brooks on theatre sexism
COMMENT: 1. Is your new play Actressexual a comment on sexism in New Zealand theatre? Absolutely. I get frustrated seeing so many talented actresses handed these lacklustre scripts where they're playing the same tired old roles...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

Women make history at Berlin Film Festival
The voice of the female film-maker was louder than ever at this year's Berlin Film Festival, with seven out of the 16 films in the competition section helmed by women, and female directors from all corners of the globe featured prominently...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

Sideswipe: February 19: The answer to our housing shortage
Self-inflicted horrors you'd love to take back Model Christine Teigen (@ chrissyteigen ) asked her twitter followers for most embarrassed moments, claiming that her own mortally cringe-worthy experience had been written and sent...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm

New Zealand was forgotten on an IKEA map but comedian John Oliver has stepped in to help
English comedian John Oliver has poked fun at New Zealand once again, this time over furniture company IKEA forgetting to put the country on a world map.Earlier this month, a Reddit user revealed IKEA had wiped New Zealand off the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Feb 2019 | 3:43 am

Award-winning New Zealand writer and filmmaker Peter Wells MNZM dies
Award-winning writer and filmmaker Peter Wells MNZM died earlier today.The 69-year-old passed away in Auckland's Mercy Hospice surrounded by close friends and his husband, Douglas Lloyd Jenkins, Stuff reports.Social media is...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 18 Feb 2019 | 2:04 am

Married at First Sight Australia: Bronson speaks out after shocking C-bomb outburst
Warning: Graphic language Married At First Sight groom Bronson Norrish has broken his silence after being roasted by the experts for calling his wife a "c**t" during last night's explosive commitment ceremony.During the episode,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 17 Feb 2019 | 8:22 pm

Chris Schulz: Why AWOP, the music festival banking system, needs to wop off
Music festival financial service AWOP is supposed to solve queues, but it's causing chaos all of its own, writes Chris Schulz. My year started down at Silo Park, where Tom Scott ripped through a fiery set, Ladi6 serenaded my daughter...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 17 Feb 2019 | 7:30 pm

MAFS experts reveal what we're all getting wrong about Ines
It's hard to think of a more controversial reality TV contestant than Married At First Sight's Ines Basic.From the moment, the 27-year-old burst onto our screens, outrage has been at an all-time high (which is saying something given...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 17 Feb 2019 | 7:21 pm

Friends stars escape horror flight
How were Friends stars Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox doin' on a recent flight? Not good.According to multiple outlets the pair were on a private jet travelling to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, when they were forced to make an emergency...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:32 pm

NYPD officer accused of telling cops to shoot rapper 50 Cent
A veteran NYPD officer is under investigation for allegedly telling his colleagues to shoot rapper 50 Cent on sight.The comment was made last June when the In Da Club singer was scheduled to attend an NYPD boxing match in the Bronx,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Entertainment | 17 Feb 2019 | 6:00 pm

Packer quits Hollywood RatPac venture (AAP)
James Packer is out of Hollywood after plenty hits and misses with RatPac, including The Revenant, Gravity, Birdman, Jupiter Ascending and Pan.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 4:03 am

Spice Girls reunion back on following Mel B's love split (Bang Showbiz)
The Spice Girls reunion is in the pipeline following Mel B's recent split from her husband Stephen Belafonte.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Saoirse Ronan inks Galway Grill on Ed Sheeran (Bang Showbiz)
Ed Sheeran has had the words 'Galway Grill' inked on him by actress Saoirse Ronan.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Chris Pratt's family keep him grounded (Bang Showbiz)
Chris Pratt says having his wife and son on the road with him on his global promotional tour for his new film 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' has kept him "down to earth".

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Harry Styles faces unwelcome 'distraction' over new single (Bang Showbiz)
British star Harry Styles has been accused by fans of ripping off rock band Badfinger in his new track 'Ever Since New York'.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:55 am

Alice Cooper announces Australian tour (AAP)
Theatrical rocker Alice Cooper has announced he will tour Australia for the 13th time, four decades after his first tour in 1977.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:38 am

Fox poised to drop O'Reilly over scandal (AAP)
Fox News is expected to dump its top-rated host Bill O'Reilly after a string of sexual harassment claims, with the news expected to be made official this week.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 3:19 am

Milestone of scones scoffed at Easter Show (AAP)
Armed with two-and-a-half tonnes of flour, the Country Women's Association of NSW has sold a record number of scones at this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 19 Apr 2017 | 12:20 am

Reese Witherspoon marks Jennifer Garner's birthday (Bang Showbiz)
Reese Witherspoon marked Jennifer Garner's birthday with a sweet throwback picture of the pair.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 18 Apr 2017 | 11:05 pm

Giraffe YouTube sensation to go off air (AAP)
The popular livestream video of a mother giraffe who gave birth in New York will be taken down by the end of the week.

Source: Yahoo New Zealand Entertainment Top Stories | 18 Apr 2017 | 11:03 pm