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Razzle dazzle leads Helpmann nominations

LAVISH visual feasts Strictly Ballroom and The King and I shine at the nominations for the 2014 Helpmann Awards, announced at a series of events across Australia tonight.


Related Topix: Strictly Ballroom, Comedy Movies, Australia, Oceania, World News, Arts, Opera

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Mail

'Just don't call me Baby Becks': He's a dead ringer for Romeo...

Just what happened on flight UA201 before its emergency landing on a tiny remote Pacific atoll? United faces claims that there was a strange 'smell' BEFORE take off and the cockpit 'filled with smoke' 'I'll see my family again one day': Brave girl, 15, who lost her parents and four siblings in Houston shooting at the hands of her uncle leads ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

Wollongong gay couple's costume creation a thriller for Michael Jackson

Despite some awkward introductions, partners Ricky Milne and Robert Manzini have hit the big time with a commission for the King of Pop A COUPLE from the Illawarra - who have only recently started designing clothes - have had the commission of a lifetime recreating a Michael Jackson jacket to coincide with the launch of a compilation of the late ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Gay/Lesbian

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

UK's gay ballroom dancers to be banned from mainstream competition

IN a move possibly inspired by Australia's Marriage Act, Britain's peak body for ballroom dancing is seeking to define a couple as being one man and one "lady."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian


Heath Ledger's father has expressed his sadness after the actor who...

HEATH LEDGER's father has expressed his sadness after the actor who received his son's scholarship fund was arrested on suspicion of drug possession.


Related Topix: Drugs, Australia, World News, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin cut stylish figure attending...

They're arguably Australia's most fashionable couple, so Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin fit right in at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Strictly Ballroom, Pop/Rock, Baz Luhrmann

E! Online

Margot Robbie Downplays Her Beauty in Vanity Fair: "My Girlfriends Are Better Looking Than Me!"

"In my big group of girlfriends at home, I am definitely not the best-looking," the 24-year-old Australian actress says in the August 2014 issue of Vanity Fair .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Daily Mail

Ryan Corr 'emotional' during filming for Wolf Creek 2 before heroin arrest

Is Heath Ledger scholarship winner Ryan Corr the latest actor cursed by a dark role? Actor 'emotional' during filming for Wolf Creek 2 before his heroin arrest He's gone from a golden boy to troubled star in the blink of an eye, and Australian actor Ryan Corr isn't the first.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Wolf Creek, Thriller, Crime Movies, Adventure, Ryan Corr, Action Movies, The Dark Knight, Celebrities, Heath Ledger, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

TV star caught smoking heroin

Rising Australian actor Ryan Corr has been charged with possessing a prohibited drug after he was allegedly caught in a Bondi laneway smoking heroin.


Related Topix: Silversun, Entertainment, Television, Ryan Corr, Horror Movies, Wolf Creek, Thriller, Crime Movies, Adventure, John Jarratt

Inside Film

Felony to premiere at MIFF

Develop your own portfolio with the support of our award winning academics and the best media production and post-production facilities in Australia.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Science / Technology, Apple

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Nicole Kidman Loses Her Memory In 'Before I Go To Sleep' [Trailer]

We've seen amnesia tackled in several movies including Memento, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and 50 First Dates.


Related Topix: Mark Strong

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The news that isn't

And finally tonight to an old favourite. Several viewers have complained that journalism in Australia's weekly women's magazines is getting worse.


Related Topix: Journalism

Daily Mail

Renee Bargh shows off svelte figure in hotel for Citizens Of The World

You've got that something Extra! Sexy Renee Bargh shows off her svelte figure in hotel bedroom for dreamy photo shoot Presenter Renee Bargh showed her AFL boyfriend Josh Gibson exactly what he's missing when she posed for a sultry photo shoot in her hotel bedroom.


Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Mail

Nicole Kidman lifts mini me daughter Faith Margaret, 3, into her...

She's a weary traveller! Nicole Kidman lifts mini me daughter Faith Margaret, 3, into her arms as she touches down in LA with Keith Urban after flight from Sydney So it is no surprise that Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's three-year-old little girl Faith Margaret was exhausted by the time the family hit LAX airport on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country

DVD Verdict

Wolf Creek 2

In 2005, Greg Mclean released his first feature film, a nasty little thriller that takes place in the Australian outback called Wolf Creek .


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Wolf Creek, Thriller, Adventure, John Jarratt, Wolfe Creek, MS

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Daily Mail

Renee Bargh posts a sweet throwback snap as she pines after her...

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and it certainly looks like that's the case for Renee Bargh and her AFL boyfriend Josh Gibson.


Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, New South Wales, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, Sydney, Australia Travel

BWW Interviews: Getting to know My Fair Lady's Tony Sheldon

Tony and Olivier nominated actor Tony Sheldon is best known for playing more than 1,200 performances as Bernadette in PRISCILLA - QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, West End and Toronto prior to the Broadway premiere in March 2011.


Related Topix: Theater, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Arts

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Rolf Harris: Reader's Digest Australia poll names him one of...

The magazine's annual survey placed the veteran entertainer at number 90, but now he is facing a prison sentence for indecently assaulting girls Rolf Harris was voted as one of Australia's 100 most trusted people in a poll published during his trial.


Related Topix: Dance, Kylie Minogue, Pop/Rock

ABC News

Guilty verdict marks fall from grace for Rolf Harris

The indecent assault conviction against Rolf Harris marks a spectacular fall from grace for the Australian entertainer, whose 60-year career in music, television and the arts had garnered him a legion of fans at home and abroad.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Painting, Arts

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Age

Hollywood mourns Australian pioneer Greg Coote

One of Hollywood's pioneering Australian identities, the producer and deal-maker Greg Coote, has died after a battle with cancer aged 72. Coote was a respected deal-maker in the world's entertainment business capital, notably for stitching up film financing deals including the multi-million dollar deal which put James Cameron's blockbuster Avatar ... (more)


Related Topix: Avatar


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