Entertainment

Today’s Easter Show Highlights and Photo Gallery

It’s Day 10 of the Sydney Royal Easter Show and here are some of the highlights: Today is Youth in Ag Day, a special feature at the Sydney Royal Easter Show (the Show), recognising the contribution of young people in rural and regional communities. Head down to the Food Farm, where kids can receive their tractor licence, become honorary jackeroos ...

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Robin Williams’ wife, kids head to court

Lawyers for Robin Williams’ wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian’s estate. The lawyers are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday, as they argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams’ wife, ...

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Australian Box Office: The top 10 film for the weekend of March 19-22

Sci-fi sequel Insurgent took hold of the Australian box office over the weekend. Starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, the sequel to Divergent, grossed $4.12 million for its opening weekend. Kids film Home, featuring the voices of Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Rihanna and Steve Martin was second with $2.8 million, according to figures released by the Motion Picture ...

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They can’t just ‘let it go’: Disney announces Frozen sequel

Frozen fans across the globe have heard the rumours and now it is confirmed, Elsa, Anna and the loveable Olaf are coming back to a theatre near you. Disney Animation on Thursday announced that a sequel to the animated mega-hit Frozen is in the works. “Forecast: Winter weather ahead! Disney Animation developing #Frozen2,” the studio said on Twitter, adding that directors Chris ...

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Sebastian pumped over Eurovision spot

He was the first ever Australian Idol winner and now he’ll be the first ever Australian entrant at the Eurovision Song Contest. After weeks of speculation and conjecture, Guy Sebastian has been named as the artist who will represent Australia at Eurovision on May 23 in Vienna. “I’m pumped,” Sebastian said soon after Thursday’s announcement at the Sydney Opera House. “It beats the local ...

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Sydney Royal Easter Show : Showbags on trial

A sneak-peak of what this year’s Showbag Pavillion has to offer proved a real treat for 30 chronically ill children from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Royal Far West, who all got to test drive the showbags that will feature at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.   A record number of 349 Showbags was on display for the ...

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Chris Brown denied entry to Canada

R&B star Chris Brown, notorious for brushes with the law including an assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna, has reportedly been barred from entering Canada, forcing him to cancel performances. “Unfortunately I will not be able to perform in front of sold-out crowds in Montreal and Toronto,” the controversial US singer wrote on Twitter. “The good people of the Canadian government wouldn’t ...

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Taylor Swift crowned ‘world’s top-selling artist’

Taylor Swift has been crowned the world’s top-selling artist in 2014. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, or IFPI, said that Swift was the world’s most popular recording artist last year when accounting for physical sales, downloads and streaming. Swift dominated US charts in late 2014 but the group said that she was also among the top five artists ...

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Lady Gaga engaged: “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES!”

Pop diva Lady Gaga has announced to the world that she is getting married – to an actor she met making a video, in which she wore her mother’s wedding dress. The 28-year-old superstar, who has become as known for her extravagant outfits as for her music, revealed the engagement by showing a simple, heart-shaped ring that fiance Taylor Kinney ...

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Aussie actress Cate Blanchett shines in new Cinderella film

Berlin- Australian actress Cate Blanchett shines as the evil stepmother walking her cat Lucifer on a leash in Kenneth Branagh’s update on the Cinderella fairytale, which screened at the Berlin Film Festival on Friday. “Are you playing Cinderella?” Blanchett said people asked hesitantly when she told them she was in the new Cinderella film. “I think we should save that for ...

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