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Chris Knox on Backch@t, 1998

In this Screen Talk interview on the arts show Backch@t, legendary musician, composer and cartoonist Chris Knox discusses his role as a film critic with Roger Shepherd. Through the years there have been a range of arts, film and literary review programmes on New Zealand television, but television has not been a major source of reviews. In contrast, radio, print and websites have taken television programmes seriously as review subjects.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Arts reviewing - Expanding the horizons of criticism, 1960s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020