Arts & Culture

Sofia Vergara’s ex hits out over embryos

Sofia Vergara’s ex-fiance has gone public in his battle with the Modern Family actress over the former couple’s frozen embryos by penning an article for an American newspaper. Nick Loeb recently filed suit against his ex in an effort to prevent her from destroying the embryos the former couple created when they were together. The actress’ lawyer has fired back ...

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Duchess looks set for May baby

The Duchess of Cambridge looks set to have a May baby. Kate was expecting to give birth to her second child in mid to late April, but she is several days overdue and still waiting for the baby to put in an appearance. The birth of the royal baby – who will be fourth in line to the throne, the ...

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Sandra Bullock named Most Beautiful Woman

Sandra Bullock has been named the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2015 by People magazine, following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts and last year’s Lupita Nyong’o. The 50-year-old Oscar winner, a Hollywood veteran known for her self-deprecating humour, said she initially thought the magazine’s honour was “ridiculous”. “Real beauty is quiet, especially in this town,” she told ...

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Movie Review: Son Mektup

As it goes with history, the winner’s side of things is the one most told. The film Son Mektup (which translates to Last Letter) flips this idea around by telling the story of the Turkish army during the attacks on Gallipoli during World War 1. This idea alone is an achievement as audiences (particularly Australian ones) are usually only shown ...

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Johnny Depp back in Oz for Pirates movie

Hollywood star Johnny Depp has returned to Australia to start re-shooting the latest instalment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise. Depp unexpectedly left Australia more than a month a go after injuring a hand. He was only expected to be missing for a couple of weeks, however he only arrived at Brisbane airport on Tuesday morning according to the ...

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Lights…Camera…Fashion Week!

As Australia’s biggest fashion event of the year draws to an end, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA), discussion has been circulating on the success of this year’s shows and the state of the Australian fashion industry. MBFWA took place at Carriageworks in Sydney from the 12th until the 16th of April, where fashion fanatics commenced to source out the ...

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Dressing up nerds are onto something

They’re often dismissed as geeks or nerds but it seems people who like to dress up as superheroes or their favourite TV or movie characters are onto something. New research at the University of Adelaide has found cosplay, short for costumed play, is actually helping people develop social and creative skills, find friends and become socially acceptable. “Cosplay and other ...

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Music Review: Wale – The Album About Nothing

In the 21st century it is really difficult to surprise the masses with original and exciting content. Most Hollywood blockbusters are either based on novels, are a sequel, prequel or reboot to another successful movie series or are simply not innovative. Music, particularly rap, is kind of the same. Even though the genre is young compared to others, it has ...

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Undressed: The Evolution of Underwear

From conservative to racy, functional to expressive, the Powerhouse Museum bares all with its new exhibit Undressed: 350 Years of Underwear in Fashion. The exhibit explores the constriction and manipulation of bodies to conform to the different visions of the ideal figure over the past three decades. There are more than 80 items of underwear on display, including some which ...

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Kardashian cut on Jewish news website

An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian – one of the world’s most photographed women – from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week. The original photo of Kardashian, her husband Kanye West and Jerusalem’s Mayor Nir Barkat was altered to put Kardashian behind a restaurant receipt. Kardashian was blurred in another. Nissim Ben Haim, ...

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