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Nicole Kidman wins best actress at Golden Globes

Nicole Kidman has won best actress in a motion picture drama at the Golden Globes film awards for her portrayal of TV legend Lucille...

Actress Betty White dies just shy of 100

Actress Betty White, best remembered for her role in The Golden Girls, has died three weeks short of her 100th birthday.

Nicole Kidman opens up about mental health

Nicole Kidman says she probably does not "consider danger enough" when taking on roles involving characters with mental health problems.

Nicole Kidman nominated for Golden Globe

Nicole Kidman is joined by Sarah Snook and Kodi Smit-McPhee in leading Australia's charge at the 2022 Golden Globe awards.

Mid-life myth: two thirds of singles aged 35+ believe they’re too old to date

Research suggests that two in three (69%) singles aged over 35 mistakenly believe they’re ‘too old’ for love.

Alec Baldwin says ‘I didn’t pull the trigger’

Actor Alec Baldwin has told an interviewer he "didn't pull the trigger" of a gun that fired a bullet and killed a cinematographer on the set of Rust.

Matthew McConaughey won’t run for Texas governor

After flirting with running for governor in Texas, actor Matthew McConaughey says it's not something he wants to do "at this moment".

Kids on their screens more than ever, could lead to diseases

Australian adolescents are spending more time than ever on screens, increasing the likelihood their sedentary lifestyle will lead to chronic diseases.

Diet trumps drugs for metabolic health

Diet could be more powerful than drugs in keeping conditions like diabetes, stroke and heart disease at bay, new research suggests.

Britney Spears says end of conservatorship ‘best day’

Singer Britney Spears has won her freedom after a controversial conservatorship that controlled her life for 13 years was terminated.

‘Credits roll on’ for legend Bert Newton as tributes flow at state funeral

Hundreds of people have gathered to farewell legendary Australian entertainer Bert Newton at a state funeral in Melbourne.

Bert Newton’s state funeral details revealed

Australian entertainment legend Bert Newton will be farewelled by hundreds of family and friends at a state funeral in Melbourne next week.

Aussie TV legend Bert Newton dies at the age of 83

Australian entertainment legend Bert Newton has died at the age of 83. 

Alec Baldwin consoles cinematographer’s family

Alec Baldwin has been seen consoling the family of the cinematographer he accidentally killed on the set of his movie.

Friends Gunther actor James Michael Tyler dies

James Michael Tyler, the actor known widely for his recurring role as Gunther on the hit US sitcom Friends, has died aged 59.

Alec Baldwin fires shot on set, killing woman

A prop firearm discharged by Alec Baldwin, who is starring and producing a western movie, has killed his director of photography.

Kanye legally changes name to Ye

US rapper Kanye West has won legal approval to officially shorten his name to Ye.

Netflix’s Squid Game worth about $A1.2B

Squid Game, Netflix's biggest original series launch, is estimated to be worth almost $US900 million ($A1.2 billion) for the streaming giant.

Trailer shows Robert Pattinson as vengeful Batman

The latest trailer for The Batman unveils Robert Pattinson as a darker, vengeful Bruce Wayne.

Britney Spears ‘fearful’ of conservatorship’s end

Britney Spears says she is "disgusted" by the system that has allowed her life and career to be taken out of her control for 13 years.

No political second act for George Clooney

George Clooney has dismissed suggestions of pursuing a career in politics, saying he would rather have a "nice life".

Lennon broke up The Beatles: McCartney

Paul McCartney has revisited the break-up of The Beatles, flatly disputing the suggestion that he was responsible for the group's demise.

Free Guy (M) film review

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2021 action comedy film, Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds.

Streaming Aussie content debate resurfaces

Streaming giants Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney and Stan could face action to ensure Australian content is produced on their platforms.

Goodbye Bond, hello Walk of Fame for Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, days before his final movie as James Bond opens in the United States.

Book talk: new Australian books

Jeff Popple reviews three new Australian books about bushfires, opal mining and grandparents. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Intrusion (M) film review

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2021 thriller film, Intrusion, starring Freida Pinto and Logan Marshall-Green.

Disney, Johansson end Black Widow dispute

Walt Disney Co and actor Scarlett Johansson have resolved their legal dispute stemming from the release of her superhero movie Black Widow.

Fruit and vegetables linked to children’s mental health

Eating fruit and vegetables is linked with being good for children's mental health, new research suggests.

The Crown, Ted Lasso dominate at Emmys

TV comedy Ted Lasso and the drama The Crown have clinched multiple Emmy Awards.

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