THE WEIGHT OF YOUR LOVE The Editors (Liberation) From humble beginnings as music students at Staffordshire University, The Editors have grown into a fullblown stadium band with a big sound to match.
Oscar-winner Sam Mendes has confirmed he will direct the next James Bond film, following the critical and commercial success of his first 007 instalment Skyfall. Daniel Craig is contracted to make two more movies as the British spy, with producer Barbara Broccoli telling Fairfax she hopes it is more
Chris Martin had an emotional meeting with a music fan last week. The Coldplay frontman met 21-year-old Edward Buckley at the Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards, UK newspaper The Mirror reports.
The Norse god of resurrection has come to the party. Last September, it looked like The Almighty Johnsons had run its course after just two seasons.
FLIGHT (Paramount) Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Melissa Leo It’s always nice to see Robert Zemeckis back in the director’s chair; the man was responsible for a pair of childhood favourites (Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit) and one of the most underrated horror-thrillers in recent memory (What Lies Beneath). Even his mostly maligned films, the likes of Beowulf and Cast Away, are enjoyable.
The ultimate hero in Titanic, a real life model-loving lothario, and now set to be a space astronaut – Leonardo DiCaprio is the man who embodies every boyhood fantasy. A trip sitting next to DiCaprio on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight went for $US1.5 million (NZ$1.85 million) at amfAR’s annual gala and auction at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
OPINION: This is an essay by Australian journalist Geoffrey Barker.
Shark humor has its time and place, but not when I’m snorkeling somewhere called Shark Bay. At the Heron Island Research Station, a laboratory on the teardrop-shaped atoll 45 miles off Australia’s east coast, the suntanned, chirpy station manager gives a parting wave to the three students who are taking me out for my first look at the legendary corals of the Great Barrier Reef
AIDS was the last thing Gui Xien expected to find in the remote peasant villages of China’s Henan province.