TV & Radio

Survivor love story: ‘It’s going great’

A TOP Australian model, who counts supermodel Naomi Campbell as a fan, is one of the 24 contestants selected from 16,000 to be part of the next series of Australian Survivor. Survivor couple Elena Rowland and Lee Carseldine. Picture: Claudia Baxter THE love affair that started over a year ago …

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Movies

War for Planet of the Apes another ripper

Is this latest instalment in the series a piece of primate perfection or pure monkey business? Give Leigh Paatsch a minute and he’ll give you the lowdown. Scene from War For the Planet of the Apes. 20th Century Fox Films. Picture: Supplied WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (M) …

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Movies

A Monster Calls hardly monstrous at all

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness. Liam Neeson as the tree in A Monster Calls Rating: three stars (3 out of 5) Director: J.A. Bayona (The Impossible) Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Sigourney Weaver. Branching out for …

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A Ghost Story hunts haunts with style

Watch the film trailer for “A Ghost Story,” starring Sonia Acevedo, Casey Affleck, and Carlos Bermudez. Photo: A24 Films Still from A Ghost Story, screening at Sydney Film Festival, 2017 Rating: four stars (4 out of 5) Director: David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will …

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TV & Radio

Someone farted on The Bachelor

The Bachelor Matty J blushes when News.com.au’s James Weir asks him some very ‘punchy’ questions Natalie lets one rip on The Bachelor. MATTY J’s much anticipated return to The Bachelor has been sullied by a moist palm, a putrid dress and one potential lover letting one rip. Last time we …

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How filmmakers got unprecedented access to royals

Princes William and Harry talk about their late mother ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death in new HBO documentary. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Prince William and Prince Harry discuss Diana’s death. THIS August will mark the 20-year anniversary of Princess Diana of Wales’ death. Princess Diana’s death …

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Music

Father John lights up Melbourne

Father John Misty performs during Splendour in the Grass 2017 on July 21, 2017 Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images JOSH Tillman emerges from the darkness to a stage lit up like a sunrise. We are seated — yes, seated — and uncertain, like schoolchildren hauled into assembly or sinners at Sunday …

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Music

‘The Dr Geoffrey Yunupingu I knew’

Dr G Yunupingu, the blind Indigenous singer, has died in a Darwin hospital aged 46. Dr G. Yunupingu died in Darwin on Tuesday. Picture: Skinnyfish HE was an international singing superstar whose angelic voice won him the adoration of fans and fellow music legends all over the world. But Multiple …

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Music

Latest Album Reviews

Mikey Cahill shows you some of the best viral vids from this week Canadian rock band Arcade Fire with new record Everything Now (pic by Guy Aroch supplied by Sony Music) Do Arcade Fire? Will Carole King be queen again? How sharp are Nine Inch Nails? Is Dan the Sultan …

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Love-child of Breaking Bad and Bloodline

IMAGINE the less-good love-child of Bloodline and Breaking Bad and you have a pretty good idea of what Ozark is. Netflix’s new crime drama, starring Jason Bateman, is a slow burn with great performances but it’s saddled with a script that doesn’t match the calibre of its talented actors. Writing …

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