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Julie Andrews to helm My Fair Lady in Sydney

Dame Julie Andrews will direct a special 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady at the Sydney Opera House. The actress and musical theatre legend starred as Eliza Doolittle in the original Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Andrews will be in Sydney later this year to start casting for the ...

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Mr. Holmes Review

Since his creation in 1887 by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes is a character that has managed to find new life in popular culture again and again. One of the most recent and successful resurrections of the crafty detective happened in 2009 when director Guy Ritchie nabbed Robert Downey Jr. (who was also getting a second life ...

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12 best celebrity Dubsmashes

1. Liam Payne (One Direction) and girlfriend Sophia Smith #relationshipgoals 2. Ashley Benson, actor (Pretty Little Liars) Something came in the mail for you @lisah76 A post shared by Ashley Benson (@ashleybenson) on Apr 20, 2015 at 5:20pm PDT Comment: “Ashley I love you so much plz notis me do anything to notis me like block me or report me ...

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Local Filmmaker Goes for Gold with Latest Project

It’s a mild July afternoon when I meet with up and coming filmmaker Jeremy Lee Stokes. We agree to rendezvous at a café in Newtown. He’s been scouting locations as well as filming in this trendy suburb of Sydney’s inner west for his upcoming short film that still has no title. The working name for it right now is ‘On ...

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Beyonce to lead anti-poverty concert

Beyonce and Pearl Jam will headline the Global Citizen Festival in New York, which for the first time will broadcast internationally as organisers seek to expand its anti-poverty message. Other performers at the September 26 show in Central Park will include Coldplay, whose frontman Chris Martin has signed on to a long-term role in arranging the festival, and English singer-songwriter ...

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Malia Obama to work on Girls TV series

US President Barack Obama’s elder daughter, Malia Obama, has landed a summer job, working on the sets of the television series Girls, written, directed by and starring Lena Dunham. The length of her assignment on the show’s set, sources from the HBO series told US Weekly, is not confirmed yet. The Obamas’ elder daughter is a huge fan of the ...

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Did someone say free pancakes?

When you hear something is ‘free’, it is kind of unbelievable. But when it comes to ‘free food’ it is a whole lot more believable especially when it’s pancakes. From 1am Wednesday 1 July to 1am Thursday 2 July, the famous dessert bar Bay Vista, held their second annual ‘Free Pancake Day’. This is not a drill! Bay Vista actually ...

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Princess Mary, Prince Fred cast for TV

The actors set to play Princess Mary and Prince Frederik in a new television biopic have been announced. Australian actor Emma Hamilton will star as Tasmanian-born Mary Donaldson in Network Ten’s Mary, The Making of a Princess, about the fairytale romance. Meanwhile New Zealand actor Ryan O’Kane is set to play Denmark’s dashing crown prince, who met his Aussie love ...

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Hollywood royals Affleck, Garner split

Oscar-winning actor/director Ben Affleck and his actress wife Jennifer Garner – one of Hollywood’s A-list power couples – have announced the end of their 10-year marriage. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” they said in a joint statement by the couple, who have three children together. “We go forward with love and ...

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School Holidays Movie Review: Inside Out

Voiced by famous actors and actresses such as Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Phyllis Smith and Lewis Black – the kids are sure to love Inside Out. This one will have the kids laughing and learning. The movie starts off with Riley, the protagonist, who as a baby starts to develop emotions, just like any other person except they ...

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