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Jodie Foster’s new role and the big picture

WRITER-DIRECTOR Drew Pearce hadn’t even sent out the script for his futuristic, hospital-for-criminals thriller “Hotel Artemis” when Jodie Foster called asking to be part of it. Foster said she’s done ...

June 10, 2018, Sunday


Mould-breaking diva who can do it all

THE seemingly staid world of conducting has never seen anything quite like Barbara Hannigan. The Canadian singer is not just one of the world’s most sought-after sopranos, a rare diva who is also a spellbinding ...

June 10, 2018, Sunday


Pop princess hits golden age

FROM teenage soap sensation to pop royalty, over Kylie Minogue’s three-decade career she has sold 80 million records, survived breast cancer and become a gay icon whose fanbase spans generations. The ...

June 3, 2018, Sunday


Bollywood star helps tackle Maharashtra drought

MANY areas of Maharashtra, a state in western India, that has been drought-prone for over a decade are now seeing vast improvements in water supply. “In this season at the peak of summer, my two-acre ...

June 3, 2018, Sunday


Pulitzer prize-winning author Philip Roth dies at age 85

PHILIP Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy’s Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died ...

May 27, 2018, Sunday


Hollywood star’s big break Mission: Impossible — Fallout

IF the infamous “hobbling” scene in Rob Reiner’s “Misery” made you hide behind the sofa, then prepare to wince hard at “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” — as Tom Cruise shatters his ankle for real. The ...

May 6, 2018, Sunday


Jackass prankster keeps an eye out

SLAPSTICK superstar Johnny Knoxville was relaxing in his hotel after his latest on-set mishap when some dried blood in his nostril caused him to blow hard and his eyeball popped out. Luckily, he hadn’t ...

May 6, 2018, Sunday


Galloping gourmet rides again

GRAHAM Kerr is having a group of guests over to his home so he’s decided to whip up a batch of his farmhouse vegetable soup. It calls for a blended medley of carrots, onions, garlic, parsnips and sweet ...

May 6, 2018, Sunday


Ben Kilham, the American bear whisperer

STRIPY and Jake are bear cubs fed by bottle, who frisk around happily. Other bear orphans perch in the trees when Ben Kilham ventures into their enclosure. Meet the American bear whisperer, who lives ...

April 22, 2018, Sunday


‘That’s how she’s wired:’ Pilot lauded for handling crisis

THE Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet’s damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role ...

April 22, 2018, Sunday




 

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