Muss  vs. Hollywood

“It is not just Lord of the Rings that is ushering in a golden age of Kiwi cinema. Everywhere you look, NZers are taking over Tinseltown.” From Peter Jackson, Lee Tamahori and Vincent Ward, to Anna Paquin and Laurence Makaore, the list just keeps getting longer. The writer has the perfect analogy in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, with Temuera Morrison’s Maori multitudes: “If that’s not taking over Hollywood, I don’t know what is.”


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Designer Kristian Fredrikson a Force of the Stage

Designer Kristian Fredrikson a Force of the Stage

Wellington-born stage and costume designer Kristian Fredrikson is celebrated in a new book by renowned Melbourne dance writer, curator and historian Michelle Potter. Fredrikson, who was born in 1940, took art classes…