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Reviews

Theatre review: Success

Theatre review: Success

I think it’s important to make two disclaimers before I go any further with this review.

by × June 7, 2015 × 0 comments

International, Reviews

Documentary Edge Festival review: War of Lies

Documentary Edge Festival review: War of Lies

The Iraq war started twelve years ago, briefly after the invasion of Afghanistan following the attacks on New York City in 2001.

by × May 25, 2015 × 0 comments

Reviews

Documentary Edge Festival review: The Forecaster

Documentary Edge Festival review: The Forecaster

What a frustrating watch! This should have been a documentary that I enjoyed immensely.

by × May 23, 2015 × 0 comments

Reviews

Documentary Edge Festival: Some reviews

Documentary Edge Festival: Some reviews

Tim Batt went to a screening at the Documentary Edge Festival, the screening he sat in featured all three of the following:

by × May 22, 2015 × 0 comments

Humour, Reviews

Comedy fest review: Ben Target in Discover Ben Target

Comedy fest review: Ben Target in Discover Ben Target

24 hours. That’s how long the record stood for hardest review I’d had to write for a Comedy Festival show.

by × May 8, 2015 × 0 comments

Feminism, Humour, Reviews

Comedy Fest Review: Adrienne Truscott in Adrienne Truscott’s Asking for It (trigger warnings)

Comedy Fest Review: Adrienne Truscott in Adrienne Truscott’s Asking for It (trigger warnings)

Last year I saw Reginald D. Hunter as part of the Comedy Festival. His show hinged upon one big giant rape joke he did smack in the middle of his set.

by × May 7, 2015 × 1 comment

Humour, Reviews

Comedy Fest Review: Eastend Cabaret in Perverts

Comedy Fest Review: Eastend Cabaret in Perverts

Eastend Cabaret is the type of show that isn’t for everyone. It’s for most people. But not for everyone. 

by × May 6, 2015 × 0 comments

Humour, Reviews

Comedy fest review: Sanjay Parbhu in Because I said I would

Comedy fest review: Sanjay Parbhu in Because I said I would

  Sanjay Parbhu has been performing as a comedian for around 7 years, since graduating from the NZ comedy fest initiative “Class Comedians” while still in high school. This is his debut solo show.

by × May 1, 2015 × 3 comments

Humour, Reviews

Comedy fest review: Alice Brine & Daniel John Smith in How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

Comedy fest review: Alice Brine & Daniel John Smith in How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

  This show boasts two of the best up and comers on the Wellington comedy circuit.

by × May 1, 2015 × 3 comments

Humour, Reviews

Comedy fest review: Eli Matthewson in Faith

Comedy fest review: Eli Matthewson in Faith

I don’t laugh at stand-up comedy a whole lot any more. I have performed it a bit. I’ve seen it an awful lot more. I’ve watched it on TV. I’ve reviewed it.

by × April 30, 2015 × 0 comments

Reviews

Ricky Martin: He Banged

Ricky Martin: He Banged

As well as going to watch Singin’ in the Rain, this weekend also saw me and Kim going to watch Ricky Martin at the TSB Arena. Big weekend.

by × April 20, 2015 × 0 comments

Reviews

Singin’ in the rain

Singin’ in the rain

I was invited to review Singin’ in the Rain and despite my lack of musical theatre knowledge I thought it would be a good chance to get the reviewing muscles warmed up in advance of the Comedy Festival.

by × April 19, 2015 × 3 comments

Reviews

Six Bad Arthouse Plays: A review. Of sorts.

Six Bad Arthouse Plays: A review. Of sorts.

Before you read this review you should watch a minute or so of this video. It’s of a Wii game called Smooth Moves (skip to like 4:45).

by × March 12, 2015 × 0 comments

General

Have modern kids got game? My parents decide

Have modern kids got game? My parents decide

I’m going to start an infrequent series where my parents are going to assess the dating rituals of today’s youth. But for this to happen I need YOUR help. 

by × December 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Reviews

Let’s give Him a name: ‘The Children Act,’ by Ian McEwan

Let’s give Him a name: ‘The Children Act,’ by Ian McEwan

By James J. Robertson There’s a lot of naming in Ian McEwan’s most recent novel, ‘The Children Act.’

by × November 17, 2014 × 1 comment

Reviews

Reverend Horton Heat: The Rev: A Review

Reverend Horton Heat: The Rev: A Review

I love the Reverend Horton Heat. It’s important to get that disclaimer out of the way. The other disclaimer is I got this album FOR FREE.

by × October 8, 2014 × 0 comments

Reviews

Gone Girl: a review

Gone Girl: a review

By Dave ‘Wisely’ Mitchell. One of the perils of going to the cinema is that generally you cannot pick who sits around you. 

by × October 6, 2014 × 0 comments

Reviews

Mr and Mrs Ruminator had a radical style overhaul

8 things I learnt from the World of Wearable Awards Show

Lord Sutch took me on a ‘date’ to the World of Wearable Arts Award Show (WOW). It was amazing. It also gave me an opportunity to spread my wings

by × October 2, 2014 × 0 comments