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2008-08-11 15:00:53

JOINING an almost capacity audience for Friday's Hansel and Gretel opera in the TSB Showplace, one could see why it has found its way into hearts since penned by Englebert Humperdinck in 1893. No, not the pop-singer, but a Wagner contemporary.

2008-07-29 15:00:48

By JONATHAN RENNIE and JAMES WATT THEY may make us recoil. . . but those big screen baddies keep bringing us back for more.

2008-07-27 00:00:29

His evil turn as psychotic psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter has earned Anthony Hopkins the crown of king of the villains. The Port Talbot-born legend has topped a UK poll to find the ultimate movie bad guy.

2008-07-20 15:00:19

New Zealand Opera's latest production, Hansel and Gretel, will be hitting a town near you during the next few weeks. Arts reporter Nicola Kean catches up with director Michael Hurst and New Zealand's favourite mezzo-soprano Helen Medlyn.

2008-02-06 16:55:00

Kids taking too long to grow up? Just eat 'em. When offspring don't move out from home, humans might gently encourage their children to leave, but sand goby fathers might devour them.

2006-08-17 11:22:02

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton, known for their offbeat films like "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," will team again to make "Sweeney Todd," based on Stephen Sondheim's award-winning stage musical, the DreamWorks movie studio said on Thursday.

2006-08-16 15:24:13

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton, known for their offbeat films like "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," will team again to make "Sweeney Todd," based on Stephen Sondheim's award-winning stage musical, the DreamWorks movie studio said on Thursday.

2006-05-03 13:51:48

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors at the retrial of a German cannibal, jailed for eight years for killing a man and eating his flesh, said on Wednesday he should be jailed for life.

2006-03-03 06:51:15

BERLIN (Reuters) - A court ruled on Friday that a film that closely mirrors the true story of a German man who killed and ate a willing victim cannot be shown in Germany because it violates the rights of the real-life cannibal.

2006-02-28 15:41:03

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - A real-life German cannibal who ate a willing victim is being immortalized on the big screen, like the fictional Hannibal Lecter, despite his legal bid to block the movie version of his gruesome crime.


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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