The Figure-Friday quiz: the big hitters in New Zealand film

Has the New Zealand film industry been expanding or shrinking?

The Spinoff reviews New Zealand #17: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today: Madeleine Chapman caught the latest musical in town with the longest name.

A comprehensive rebuttal of a man's opinion piece on periods

Tom O'Connor bravely wrote an opinion piece on how men suffer from a woman's period. Madeleine Chapman responds to each of his relevant points.

Seeking shelter from the information monsoon

Saturated with Trump commentary, Danyl Mclauchlan's brain felt like a tiny teacup with a firehose gushing into it. Here he explains why he decided to refocus his attention away from the floods of content and the 'ludic loop' of social media, where, more than ever, the audience is the product.