The Wellington Film Society’s program continues – last week it was Baden Baden this week it’s Manila In The Claws of Light. When Lino Brocka died in a car crash in 1991, the Philippines lost its outstanding director – a man who, despite the constraints of a commercial industry and vicious censorship under Marcos, succeeded […]
The Wellington Film Society’s program rolls out another oldie and a goldie. Last week it was to more modern times with Of Horses And Men, this time we’re back in the Golden Era with Gilda – featuring of course Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford and directed by Charles Vidor.
Kina Sai is an Auckland musician who goes under the moniker Sinatra Frank. Here are, ahem, “five films” that say with her… I’ve realised through this exercise I don’t watch movies. The last time I was seriously watching movies was when I was a teenager and when I was a teenager it was the nineties. […]
For the next episode of Sweetman Podcast I spoke with Lisa Tomlins. Look, she’s worked with everyone in Wellington music – almost anyone you can think of she’s played a gig with them, been on their album, been a selling point of the sound. Most recently she’s toured the world with Neil Finn. I sat […]
Here’s a little taste of what’s to come…the next episode of Sweetman Podcast features Booga Beazley of Head Like a Hole. We talked about his personal history, his influences – and all about the evolution of the band. Check out a little snippet of our conversation below. The full interview will be up here late […]