Standing Room Only for Sunday 25 October 2015
12:40 Penny Black
From Hollywood where she worked as a stunt double and director's assistant, to academic life in New Zealand. Fiona Jackson is about to reveal her own first full length feature film. Penny Black is about a model and a charismatic anarchist who go on a road trip but don't be fooled by the scenario – we’re assured it's not a love story.
12:50 Lisa Reihana to take In Pursuit of Venus [infected] to Venice Biennale
A large scale animated video re-imagining based on an early 19th century series of images called the Savages of the Pacific Ocean, will represent New Zealand at the 2017 Venice Biennale. in Pursuit of Venus [infected] is an animated and re-imagined film of a 20 panel scenic wallpaper created in 1804 by French entrepreneur Joseph Dufour.
1:11 At The Movies
Simon Morris reviews Crimson Peak, Guillermo Del Toro's tribute to the classic ghost story and Legend, the Kray Twins story, featuring Tom Hardy as both Ron and Reggie. Also an independent Indian film, Umrika, features two more brothers, obsessed with the USA.
1:28 The Simpsons – Maggie Roswell
Maggie Roswell is best known for being the voices on The Simpsons of Helen Lovejoy, Maude Flanders, Milhouse's mother Luann, and Lisa's teacher Miss Hoover. She also memorably portrayed Mary Poppins parody Shary Bobbins on the show. Her other credits include Pretty In Pink, Murphy Brown, Scooby Doo, Mork and Mindy, Quantum Leap, and a range of theatre work.
Maggie is appearing at The Armageddon Expo 2015. Shaun D Wilson spoke to her shortly after she arrived in Auckland.
1:47 Bread Makers of Porirua, Unite!
In Porirua north of Wellington, jars of sour dough bread starter are being shared around the city - as part of a community art project. Simon Gray is the bread maker and artist behind the Bread Makers of Porirua, Unite! project, which is part of the TEZA Festival.
2:06 The Laugh Track – Peter Haynes
Peter Haynes is a writer, director and editor who has twice won Peter Jackson’s Wildcard pick in the 48 Hours film competition and multiple web series including Jungle Fever 2: Primal Fury which won a New Media Film Festival Award for Best Web Series.
His new show is AFK - a story about gamers who get sucked out of our world and into the RPG they’re playing. AFK will premiere on SKYs The Zone on Wednesday 28 October at 9:30pm before being put out as a web series.
Peter chooses selections from College Humour, Robot Chicken, The Young Ones, and The Lonely Island.
2:26 Roger & Bernadette Hall - Prime Minister's Awards winners
Forty years after he first started packing out New Zealand with his plays, Roger Hall has received a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement and he's the first playwright to do so. Roger's hits include Glide Time and Middle Age Spread and he's credited with saving numerous New Zealand theatres around the country over the years. Also winning a literary award this year is North Canterbury poet Bernadette Hall who’s also a playwright but is best known as a poet with many poetry collections to her name.
2:38 Photography: See What I Can See
From box brownies to selfies, Gregory O'Brien charts the history, present and possible future of photography in his latest book See What I Can See. He features New Zealand's top photographers work alongside curiosities from the past and keen young photographers who've only known digital cameras and smart phones. Greg is a poet, artist, curator, critic and prolific writer and this year's Stout Memorial Fellow at Victoria University.
2:49 NZ On Screen – Sci-Fi
This Labour Weekend the annual Armageddon Festival celebrates all things science fiction, supernatural and fantasy. NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner was inspired to look back at some of our favourite NZ television and film sci-fi including Under The Mountain, Children Of The Dogstar, The Boy From Andromeda, Battletruck, and the music video for The Phoenix Foundation's ‘Bright Grey’ directed by Taika Waititi.
3:06 The Drama Hour
Concluding episodes of The Buzz and No Sheaves to Bind and a bonus episode of Dave Armstrong's Down the List.
3:52 Trick of The Light Theatre
Ralph McCubbin Howell and Hannah Smith are travelling the country with three shows, have just opened a play challenging ANZAC mythology, and are working on another production that will premiere at next year's Arts Festival in Wellington. The new work, Dead Men's Wars, is part of Bats Theatre's STAB season where shows harnessing new technology are commissioned. Their Festival show, The Devil's Half Acre, meanwhile, is set in the Dunedin slums of the 1860s Otago goldrush.
Music played in this show
Artist: Led Zeppelin
Song: The Battle of Evermore
Composer: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant
Album: Led Zeppelin 4
Label: Atlantic 782638 Played at: 12:12
Artist: Elvis Costello
Song: My Science Fiction Twin
Composer: Declan MacManus
Album: Brutal Youth
Label: Warner 9734938 Played at: 12:38
Artist: The Killers
Composer: The Killers
Album: Day & Age
Label: Island 851214 Played at: 12:59
Artist: Katy Perry
Composer: Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, and Joshua Coleman
Album: Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
Label: Capitol 729634 Played at: 1:10
Artist: The Simpsons
Song: Cut Every Corner
Composer: Alf Clausen, Al Jean, Mike Reiss
Album: Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons
Label: Rhino 275480 Played at: 1:37
Song: The Sword in the Stone Opening Theme
Composer: The Sherman Brothers
Album: The Sword in the Stone
Played at: 1:42
Artist: Leonard Nimoy
Song: Ballard of Bilbo Baggins
Composer: Charles R. Grean
Album: Spaced Out – The Very Best of Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner
Label: Universal 380455 Played at: 1:58
Song: Paranoid Android
Album: OK Computer
Label: Parlophone 855229 Played at: 2:04
Artist: The Lonely Island ft. Michael Bolton
Song: Jack Sparrow
Composer: Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Michael Woods
Album: Turtleneck Chain
Label: Universal Republic Played At: 2:22
Artist: The Phoenix Foundation
Song: Bright Grey
Composer: Buda, Phoenix Foundation
Album: Happy Ending
Label: Flying Nun CD 503 Played At: 2:56
Artist: Epic Rap Battles of History
Song: Doc Brown vs. Doctor Who
Composer: Nice Peter, EpicLLOYD, George Watsky, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore and Mike Betette
Played at: 2:58