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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You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

In an entertainingly self-deprecating essay for Oxford University’s independent student newspaper Cherwell, Ben Jureidini apologies to the ghost of New Zealand short story master Katharine Mansfield for almost submitting a terribly…