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Hollywood fixated on turning Tarzan into blockbuster


Margot Robbie’s survival instinct At the London premiere of The Legend of Tarzan, the cast and director agree that star Margot Robbie would outlive them all in a jungle. PT1M6S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4hkz6 620 349 July 7, 2016 – 9:03AM He may ...

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Fox News presenter sues CEO for sexual harassment


Gretchen Carlson sues Fox CEO Former Fox News host, Gretchen Carlson, sues CEO Roger Ailes claiming sexual harassment. PT0M23S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4hkz0 620 349 July 7, 2016 – 7:19AM Fox News channel presenter Gretchen Carlson has filed a lawsuit against the network’s ...

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Calombaris portrait wins Archibald prize


Betina Fauvel-Ogden has been awarded the $1500 Packing Room Prize for her portrait of celebrity chef George Calombaris. Fauvel-Ogden said she “was always interested in George Calombaris as a subject as I felt there was an intensity to his character”.  Betina Fauvel-Ogden ...

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James Bond: James Norton firms as favourite to replace Daniel Craig


Tipped to leave the role … Daniel Craig as James Bond in Spectre. Betting markets on who will be the next James Bond have been shaken and stirred by the sudden emergence of British actor James Norton as a red-hot ...

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Matt LeBlanc firms as most likely to lead the rebooted Top Gear


Chris Evans quits Top Gear After only one season as host, Chris Evans has announced he’s stepping down from Top Gear. PT1M20S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4hhk5 620 349 July 5, 2016 American actor Matt LeBlanc is firming as the most likely candidate to ...

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Grey's Anatomy creator shuts down petition to fire Jesse Williams


BET awards: Jesse Williams talks racism Highlights from the 2016 BET Awards. PT3M1S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4h661 620 349 June 28, 2016 Shonda Rhimes has shut down an online petition calling for Jesse Williams to be fired from Grey’s Anatomy. The creator of the ABC television hit series scoffed ...

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Marvel directors to remake cult movie The Warriors into TV series


The Warriors, with Michael Beck (far right) as their leader Swan. Photo: Paramount Pictures Can you dig it? Well Marvel film directors, Joe and Anthony Russo, certainly plan to unearth a new generation of fans for the 1979 cult movie classic, The Warriors, ...

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Catalyst fails viewers with fearmongering


COMMENT Controversy: Catalyst reporter Maryanne Demasi has been suspended after her investigation into mobile device radiation was found to have breached ABC standards. Photo: ABC Tobacco and asbestos. Between us, my partner and I lost three grandparents to cancers caused ...

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Top Gear: what went wrong, and who will take over as host?


Chris Evans quits Top Gear After only one season as host, Chris Evans has announced he’s stepping down from Top Gear. PT1M20S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4hhk5 620 349 July 5, 2016 – 8:23AM David Cameron, Boris Johnson, then Nigel Farage … after a ...

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Family movie guide for holidays

Trailer: Hunt for the Wilderpeople A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. PT2M33S http://www.smh.com.au/action/externalEmbeddedPlayer?id=d-4d4bb 620 349 April 7, 2016 Two weeks of school holidays can ...

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