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SXSW Music News: Arthur Brown Cancels Performance After New Zealand Mosque Shooter Plays “Fire”
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown will not play at Waterloo Records today
"...the victims of Friday’s attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. The gunman was heard on livestream blasting Brown’s..."

March 17, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Local Bartender Places in the Cocktail World Cup competition in New Zealand
Local bartender Bill Norris places second in an international drink competition and shares recipe with Chronicle readers.
"...Award-winning FINO mixologist Bill Norris recently returned from New Zealand where he was part of a bartending team..."

Oct. 1, 2008 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Brancott Estate’s New Low Calorie Wines
Low alcohol Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio via New Zealand
"...the U.S. to introduce Brancott Estate Flight Song, their new low calorie wine!” Yuchhh. Low calorie wines usually mean..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Food Post by Wes Marshall

The New Rites of Spring
The Last Word in Instrumental Rock
"...and Chicagoans the Sea and Cake and 5ive Style, new musical doors came sharply into focus. This was a..."

April 27, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Meet the New Bloodsuckers in FX's What We Do in the Shadows
Prepare for the return of the vampire
"...thing more joyful than FX's pilot episode for the new series What We Do in the Shadows is Natasia..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

Once Were Warriors
"...that captures a frolicsome, beachfront, sun-and-surf tourist image of New Zealand, but then gradually pulls back to reveal this..."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Whale Rider
This quietly powerful tale of youthful female empowerment in New Zealand is based on a cornerstone Maori myth.
"...and Rachel House. Based on a cornerstone myth of New Zealand's native Maoris (and Witi Ihimaera's novel of the..."

June 27, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Forgotten Silver
"...the history of how Colin McKenzie was the first New Zealand filmmaker. Born in 1888, McKenzie was creating and..."

April 10, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Housebound
This New Zealand horror/comedy nimbly jumps through the tropes, and inventively subverts them along the way.
"...the two together in hilariously horrifying ways, it is New Zealand. From the early works of Peter Jackson (Dead..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Pissyourpantstastic
They're still streaming into SXSW from the land down under
"...Sydneysiders Brave Radar take lo-fi to new, uh, lows (maybe like the Mountain Goats after a..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Let There Be Rock
Australia vs. New Zealand in a SXSW rugby death-match
"...Start with Dappled Cities Fly, a throwback to Austin's New Sincerity era of the early Nineties. The sixpiece Decoder..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

First International Festival of Short Films
"...Directed by: Various. Featuring shorts from Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and the U.S., this first outing by the..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Kiwi comedy offers a wealth of belly laughs
"...quick return, but in the hands of ridiculously gifted New Zealand writer/director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the..."

July 15, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

What We Do in the Shadows
Cleverly executed, this vampire spoof by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, is a lot of fun.
"...one of the problems facing a quartet of Wellington, New Zealand-based roomies who also happen to be vampires in..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The World's Fastest Indian
Anthony Hopkins' great performance as Burt Munro, the real-life New Zealand codger and Indian motorcycle enthusiast who in 1967 set a land speed record that still stands today, is not enough to crash through this unabashedly sentimental wall of schmaltz.
"...one needs to know about Burt Munro, the real-life New Zealand codger and Indian motorcycle enthusiast who in 1967..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Derrick Sims is The Perfect Host
Filmmaker talks Southern Gothic before world premiere tonight
"...Southern Gothic out of the filmmaker, as Arkansas to New Zealand transplant Derrick Sims proves with his new creeping..."

Aug. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Get to the Bottom of 'Top of the Lake'
New miniseries premieres on the Sundance Channel Monday
"...Top of the Lake, the new project from director Jane Campion (The Piano, Bright Star),..."

March 17, 2013 Screens Post by Aleksander Chan

Beyond the Fatal Shores
SXSW's Aussie and Kiwi invasion
"...ammo every spring, but this year, more Australians and New Zealanders will travel farther than any other musical acts..."

March 5, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Women's World Cup Schedule and Groups
"...Group D Brazil China Denmark New Zealand..."

Aug. 29, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Krampus
This horror-comedy brings a demon to the holiday gathering
"...Shot in New Zealand (doubling for Anytown, USA), this seasonal horror-comedy starts..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Deathgasm
Crazed Kiwi film leaves you laughing, gagging, and head-banging
"...Cawthorne is Brodie, the new heavy metal misfit in a small New Zealand town...."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Boy
Set on the eastern New Zealand coast in 1984, Boy is a wisp of a story, but originally told by the director of Eagle vs Shark.
"...a modern Maori village on the eastern coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy focuses on an 11-year-old whose..."

April 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Climate Change Comes to Austin
Helen Plume hosted by U.S. Green Building Council
"...hear Helen Plume, a world-renowned climate change expert from New Zealand, speak Tuesday, June 15. Our local chapter of..."

June 11, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
At once a fanboy's wet dream and an engaging, emotionally supercharged epic adventure
"...and Orlando Bloom. If further proof was needed that New Zealand director Peter Jackson is one of the most..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Other Side of Heaven
"...gorgeous landscape (shot in the Cook Islands and nearby New Zealand), and the film has a professional polish to..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

What Dreams May Come
"...electronic compositing technology that permit the creation of amazing new visions never before seen on the screen). The script,..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Broken English
"...reality we know is Broken English's setting of modern New Zealand, where waves of immigration have created tense, polyglot..."

May 23, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Frighteners
"...and Jake Busey. One hundred percent weird. Yes, innovative New Zealand director Peter Jackson -- whose unpredictable career has..."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Mulholland Falls
"...Andrew Mccarthy, John Malkovich and Bruce Dern. From the New Zealand director of the powerful Once Were Warriors comes..."

April 26, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heavenly Creatures
This early film by Jackson is a startling genre-bender that combines drama, comedy, fantasy, romance, and horror in a story about the friendship between two schoolgirls.
"...Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent, Clive Merrison and Simon O'Connor. New Zealand horror comedy specialist Peter Jackson (Meet the Feebles,..."

Dec. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

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