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  1. Captain America production designer urges Australia to flash cash at HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Age

    As Captain America: Civil War opens around the world, production designer Owen Paterson has called for a more formal system of incentives to attract more Hollywood production to Australia. The Australian industry veteran - who worked on the Matrix trilogy, Godzilla and Gods of Egypt before the latest Marvel blockbuster - believes the federal government system of allocating funds on "a one-off, ad hoc basis" to attract such movies as Alien: Covenant and Thor: Ragnarok needs an overhaul.

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  2. Disney's bold plan to remake your childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | The Age

    Remember your favourite childhood movies? Chances are they include some of Disney's many animated classics Peter Pan , Beauty and the Beast , Pinocchio , Aladdin , Cinderella , 101 Dalmations, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Bambi or Fantasia . Now the Hollywood studio that carries on his heritage is deep into a clever strategy to remake our childhood memories - turning animated classics into live-action movies.

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  3. Coachella promoters look to book Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Paul...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | The Age

    It could rank as the classic rock concert of the century - six bands and performers who revolutionized popular music in the 1960s gathering in the Southern California desert over a single weekend in October. Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival are looking to book Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters - all Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees - October 7-9 at the Empire Polo Field site in Indio, The Los Angeles Times has learned.

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  4. Driver performs doughnuts in bizarre police chase through HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | The Age

    A high-speed police chase produced a bizarre image in the annals of televised pursuits: the suspect doing doughnuts on live television before driving through the heart of Tinseltown and into the Hollywood Hills. The suspects, driving in a Ford Mustang convertible with the roof down, led police on a chase from the Cerritos area into downtown Los Angeles, and eventually to Hollywood.

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  5. 'What cave did you grow up in?' Melissa McCarthy laments Hollywood's bland womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Age

    There's been much talk lately of a new era of female-led Hollywood comedies, an upswing of films subverting the traditional portrayal of women in mainstream cinema; of chicks being funny, flawed and - gasp! - not even conventionally attractive. A bit like ... well ... men.

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  6. Film critic Kenneth Turan recalls his time with Patty DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Age

    Patty Duke in the mid-1960s at age 18. Two years earlier she had won an Oscar for playing Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker. With her is her fiance at the time, TV director Harry Falk.

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  7. Prime suspect in koala's murder: A Los Angeles mountain lion named P-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Age

    After being caught on CCTV it is suspected that wild mountain lion P-22 killed a koala at LA zoo. Los Angeles: The murder was grisly.

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  8. Mountain lion suspected of killing koala at Los Angeles ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Age

    On March 3, one of the Los Angeles Zoo's koalas went missing. Down the road from its enclosure, a tuft of its hair was found.

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  9. Former US first lady Nancy Reagan dead at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Age

    Los Angeles: Nancy Reagan, the former actress who was fiercely protective of husband Ronald Reagan through a Hollywood career, eight years in the White House, an assassination attempt and Alzheimer's disease, has died ay the age of 94. Reagan, who became one of the most influential first ladies in US history during her Republican husband's presidency from 1981 to 1989, died on Sunday morning at her home in Los Angeles. She will be buried next to her husband at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, the statement said.

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  10. Police test a knife found at a property once owned by OJ SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Age

    OJ Simpson is found not guilty in October 1995 of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman. New York: Police in Los Angeles are testing a knife found on a property once owned by OJ Simpson, who was acquitted in the murder of his former wife and her friend.

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  11. Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall in low-key ceremony ahead of weekend celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Age

    Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall will tie the knot this weekend, with all six of the Jerry and Rupert's daughters being asked to be bridesmaids. London: Rupert Murdoch married former supermodel Jerry Hall in a low-key ceremony in central London on Friday, the fourth marriage for the media mogul.

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  12. Meet Greg Schreiner, a collector who's devoted his life to Marilyn MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Age

    An exhibition devoted to Marilyn Monroe at the Bendigo Art Gallery, features many items from Greg Schreiner's personal collection. Seeing Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot changed Greg Schreiner's life forever.

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  13. Mad Max: Fury Road cleans up on Hollywood's night of nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Age

    Mad Max: Fury Road is set to become the most successful Australian movie ever, after winning six Academy Awards and taking nearly $US400 million at the box office worldwide. The post-apocalyptic film will bring home double the number of awards of the previous most successful Oscar-winning Australian film, The Piano.

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  14. George Miller feeling no pressure as Mad Max takes unexpected Oscars detourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Age

    As a record number of Australians head to the Oscars, George Miller is enjoying an unexpected ride through Hollywood's awards season. "It's been a marathon," said the director of Mad Max: Fury Road from Los Angeles.

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  15. Private Sydney: Radio moves and shake-ups loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Age

    Could struggling Sydney radio station 2Day FM be preparing for its fourth change of breakfast line-up in just three years? PS can reveal the network has approached Jackie "O" Henderson about a renegade switch back to her former home. Two industry insiders confirmed "an offer to discuss roles at Southern Cross Austereo" had been made to Henderson, although it is understood the invitation was rejected.

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  16. Jordan Spieth hoping to conquer field at Riviera Country ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Age

    Jordan Spieth has already won seven times on the PGA Tour, including two major titles, but he says a victory at Riviera Country Club this week would have special significance. Not only is the iconic par-71 layout, the host venue for the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open, one of his favourite courses, its allure very nearly tempted him to study at nearby University of Southern California instead of in his native Texas.

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  17. Anonymity is a challenge for acclaimed food writer Jonathan Gold.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | The Age

    Fronting up to be interviewed on US public radio, Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold is inaccurately introduced as a gourmand rather than a gourmet. And he doesn't even flinch.

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  18. Short Cuts: The Sapphires sashay their way to television as an animated seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Age

    Director Wayne Blair's film The Sapphires was a phenomenon in 2012 - a box office hit that won 12 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, a soundtrack album that went double platinum and sales around the world. Goalpost Pictures and Sticky Pictures are in the final stages of developing an animated TV series for children - 26 22-minute episodes for the ABC that will blend "comedy and character-driven drama with great musical elements".

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  19. The SAG Awards 2016: Susan Sarandon's cleavage steals the showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Age

    The stars were dressed to kill at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles, and despite the glitz, glamour, sequins, and trains, it was the lack of cloth that stole the show. Susan Sarandon, 69, offered up a generous helping of decolletage that not only set social media alight, but caused Kate Winslet to get all hot under the collar as she couldn't resist copping a feel.

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  20. Lewis Hamilton praised by taxi driver ... who doesn't recognise himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Age

    From last-gasp winners to brutal hits, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy plays in the sporting world this week. Three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has posted a hilarious video on his social media pages which shows him having a conversation with a taxi driver - without the guy realising who he was actually talking to.

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