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Commanding performances

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By Michelle Langstone in

Issue 3911 23rd Apr 2015

Expat New Zealander Ken Rea’s acting students have included Jude Law, Daniel Craig and Dominic West. On the release of his new book, The Outstanding Actor, actor Michelle Langstone asks him about teaching charisma, risk taking and “effective energy”.

Real-life Rambo

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By Redmer Yska in

Issue 3910 16th Apr 2015

The exploits of heroic troublemaker John Douglas Stark provide a colourful window on the realities of New Zealand’s World War I soldiers.

Great war myths

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By Matthew Wright in

Issue 3910 16th Apr 2015

Historians are challenging our popular vision of World War I, that of heroic young men being pointlessly killed by obeying the orders of incompetent British generals.

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