Kiwi contributes to Anger canon

Auckland University graduate Alice Hutchison has written an internationally acclaimed book on cult 1960s filmmaker Kenneth Anger, the artist who many believed defined the Age of Aquarius with such iconic works as Invocation of My Demon Brother (scored by Mick Jagger), Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (which anticipated 60’s psychedelia), and Lucifer Rising (the final piece in the acclaimed Magick Lantern cycle). Titled simply Kenneth Anger, the book has already been hailed as one of the definitive pieces on the notoriously difficult and reclusive artist. A Film Journal review describes Hutchison’s work as “stunningly produced … Gaining permission [from Anger] to reproduce a huge range of film stills, many of them not previously published, is Hutchison’s triumph.”


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Peter Jackson Has Hand in Beatles Duet

Peter Jackson Has Hand in Beatles Duet

Paul McCartney and his late Beatles songwriting and singing partner John Lennon haven’t sung together in 53 years, but thanks to New Zealand film director Peter Jackson, they got the next…