August 22, 2018

Five last-minute things not to miss at the Canberra Writers’ Festival

While a lot of the big name events have sold out, here's our pick of some sessions you shouldn't miss out on at the Canberra Writers' Festival this weekend. 
August 22, 2018

Animated fantasy for kids Mirai explores mind of jilted first-born

Mamoru Hosoda's elegant animated feature will amuse kids but is perhaps a bit too intense for those as young as its main character.
August 22, 2018

Nicole Kidman almost unrecognisable in gritty new film role

Kidman plays a "rough around the edges" LAPD detective in upcoming film Destroyer.
August 22, 2018

Slender Man review: Forget creepy, this online bogey man is just plain lame

Slender Man came from the internet, it's about the internet, and it's for the generation that can't put down their mobile phones.
August 22, 2018

Ten funniest jokes from this year’s Edinburgh festival revealed

An off-the-cuff "brain fart" about a Centrelink worker has claimed the 'Funniest Joke' prize at the Edinburgh Fringe.
August 21, 2018

Kelly Marie Tran’s resistance means telling her own story, starting with her name

Loan Tran is reclaiming her true identity and her narrative.
August 21, 2018

Danny Boyle out as next James Bond director over ‘creative differences’

The acclaimed British director has pulled out of the latest James Bond movie, the producers of the multimillion-dollar franchise said.
August 21, 2018

Green Guide letters: TV and radio audiences have their say

Filthy Rich and Homeless was most powerful when the homeless told their own, sad stories.
August 21, 2018

Spencer P. Jones, guitarist and songwriter, has died

Spencer P. Jones dedicated his life to making music and influenced a lot of people along the way.
August 21, 2018

Madonna slammed for ‘disrespectful’ Aretha Franklin tribute at MTV VMAs

One Twitter user asked, "Does Madonna know Madonna didn't die?"
August 21, 2018

Jimmy Barnes captivates on the big screen

Following two memoirs and a stage show, now comes the part-doco, part-dramatisation of Jimmy Barnes' life.
August 21, 2018

Eva-Maria Westbroek on #MeToo, the Met’s James Levine and more

One of the world's best sopranos makes her Australian debut this week.