Sam Brooks went to the FOMO 2020 festival in Auckland, and was relieved to find it was more than just the final time that Lizzo will ever perform at 7:20pm.
Sam Brooks reviews the second season of You, the surprise Netflix hit of 2018 that made toxic masculinity fun and watchable, and it finally finds the depth to earn that fun.
Is there something to be learned from TVNZ's Wild West-meets-WWE-meets-19th-century-New Zealand web series? After all, writes Sharon Mazer, colonisation, like professional wrestling, is a fixed match.
Sam Brooks reviews Marriage Story, the latest Netflix movie that tackles that universally horrible experience: Divorce.
Sam Brooks reviews Gris, the stunning, newly updated game from Devolver Digital that gamifies and makes beautiful that one universal process: grief.
Sam Brooks reviews the third season of The Crown, a show that can't decide whether it wants to humanise the monarchy or tear it all down.
Tara Ward reviews Goodnight Kiwi, a new series that features well known New Zealanders reading bedtime stories to kids and brings the iconic bird back to our screens.
Dr Susan Wardell, a His Dark Materials fan who grew up to be a social anthropologist, reviews the much-anticipated sort-of sequel, The Secret Commonwealth.
Sam Brooks, noted critic of the Queer Eye juggernaut, reviews Over the Top, a memoir by the show's most flamboyant star Jonathan Van Ness.
We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today, Alice Neville and Matthew McAuley chugalug some new-to-NZ (kind of) Japanese coffee in a can.
The first half of the final season of depressed equine comedy BoJack Horseman drops today on Netflix, and it's as bleakly hilarious as ever.
The latest film by New Zealand's celebrity director Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit, is released in cinemas today. Here are our thoughts.