Kate Rodger, Daniel Rutledge and David Farrier join Firstline to discuss 2013's best films, TV, music, games and more.
Ali Ikram takes a look at some of the people who have captured his heart in recent times.
David Farrier talks to James Reid about life with The Feelers.
Ian Watkins, the former lead singer of rock band Lostprophets, has been sentenced to 29 years in jail.
Christianity and horror films don't have too much in common. Until now.
The copyright is about to run out on some of their music and 59 recordings are being released.
Almost a decade ago a comedy about news journalism called Anchorman make household names of actors like Will Ferrell and Steve Carell.
David Farrier's full interview with Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues director Adam McKay.
Daniel Rutledge on his favourite Christmas movies along with shows A Basement Christmas Carol and Knock Knock.
One of Nigella Lawson's former personal assistants says she found rolled-up bank notes with traces of powder in Lawson's handbag.
David O Russell's American Hustle and Steve Mcqueen's 12 Years A Slave will be the films to beat at the 2014 Critics' Choice Awards after landing 13 nominations apiece.
One's definition of normal is hugely influenced by one's nationality, and it would seem that is true even when one is a mannequin.
She graced our screens in the '90s a the little girl who lovingly wrapped chocolate almonds as Christmas presents for her family.
While the Government strongly resisted lifting the rebate on making the Avatar movies, a lot of jobs were lost.
A British group at an elderly home has just set a new record as the oldest choir in the world.
After a decade-long break, The Lion King musical has just re-opened in Sydney a and there's a Kiwi connection.
The Government is winning praise for its Hollywood deal, but the Treasury warns taxpayers could end up paying for the privilege.
Harry's bandmates have previously expressed they don't mind the flash of a camera when they're out and about.
One of Nigella Lawson's former employees has been giving evidence in her own defence against fraud charges.
In a process involving bodily fluids and knitting, Melbourne-based radical artist Casey Jenkins has taken her work to an extreme new level.
What would that little girl look like now? She'd be in her early 30s.
What do we know about the man behind Avatar, and why did James Cameron choose New Zealand?
Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia, has died. He was 81.
Stars of stage and screen have always been warned never to work with children or animals if they wanted to avoid being upstaged.
The next three Avatar films will be made in New Zealand, Prime Minister John Key has announced.
A 22-year-old south Auckland woman is taking the dance world by storm.
The trio are best known for their track 'Brother', which set a New Zealand record when it spent 11 straight weeks at number one in 2009.
A British court has heard allegations that TV chef Nigella Lawson allowed her children to smoke cannabis.
Months on from X Factor arguably the shows biggest star, Benny Tipene is going from strength to strength.
Kim Kardashian is reportedly "livid" about South Park making fun of her and Kanye West.
American Hustle and 12 Years A Slave are going head-to-head at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations each.
Kate Rodger reviews Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues on Firstline.
The veteran entertainer this morning said it was "time to say goodbye" to Christmas in the Park - this weekend will be his last.
Kate Rodger's full interview with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug star Luke Evans.
The New Zealand Film Awards recognise the best in local cinema, but this year's winner of the self-funded short film award was in French.
Time magazine says the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in a short time.
The Finn family are performing together in Auckland next week to raise money for the City Mission.
David Farrier's full interview with Neil and Liam Finn ahead of their joint concert.
Kate Rodger's full interview with Sir Peter Jackson at the LA premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
The top 10 YouTube videos watched by New Zealanders this year are out, and perhaps not surprisingly, most of them are comedy.
The Lord of the Crumbs tells the story of Cookie Monster trying to make "one desert to rule them all".
Kate Rodger's full interview with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug star Evangeline Lilly.
In this week's Firstline entertainment news: 12 Years A Slave leads the early Oscars race, why Stephen Tobolowsky's NZ show will be great and the latest on Lorde.
Carl Barron is one of Australia's most popular comedians, and he's getting ready to make Kiwi audiences laugh.
The Dust Palace's final show of the year, Knock Knock, starts later this week at Auckland's Herald Theatre.
Brian Fantana of the Anchorman films informs viewers about New Zealand in Ron Burgundy's Guide to the World.
Peter Straker is in the country playing at Vector Arena's tuning fork on Wednesday.
Kate Rodger and Daniel Rutledge join Firstline to review The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
A Wanaka schoolgirl has taken out the top prize at an international film festival in Paris.
More than 3000 people have turned out to honour the memory of Hollywood star Paul Walker at a car cruise in Auckland this afternoon.
Kate Rodger's full interview with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug star Richard Armitage.
Sony has released the first trailer for Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man: Rise of Electro.
Lawson told a London court on Thursday that "I would rather be honest and ashamed" than let false allegations stand.
Actor and comedian Will Ferrell told students he was "literally in a glass case of emotion".
When a band or performer plays a residency it usually means they're settling in at a Las Vegas theatre or a club somewhere for a while.
With this week's premiere of the second Hobbit movie in Los Angeles, New Zealand film-making is back in the spotlight.
Big Day Out organisers are confident next year's event will be a full house, despite the loss of headliners Blur.
Lawson said her ex-husband had threatened to destroy her if she did not clear his name after he was photographed gripping her throat.
Sergei Filin suffered burns and temporary blindness when a corrosive substance was thrown in his face in an unprovoked incident in Moscow.
Sir Peter Jackson took to the black carpet with cast in tow, for the world premiere of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.