Queen of the Castle

Exuding star quality while remaining “refreshingly down-to-earth”, Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, feted in the New York Post, The State, and the Seattle Times and is cover-girl in Hawaii’s Weekend Star Bulletin. Meanwhile director Niki Caro’s script was awarded a US$10,000 Humanitas Prize as the film continues to ride high in North American theatres. The LA Times calls it the “most lyrical and unique film … so far this year,” and the Toronto Star demands that director Niki Caro “be added to any list of emerging talent.”


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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…