New Zealand cartoonist Dylan Horrocks was living the dream, but it wasn’t his dream. Writing for one of the biggest comic publishers in the world in 2000, for iconic characters such as Batman, he lost his faith in storytelling and along with it, his artistic voice
Australian singer and dancer Tim “Timomatic” Omaji knows a thing or two about TV talent shows. He made his mark on So You Think You Can Dance in 2009, placing seventh, and then appeared on Australia’s Got Talent in 2011, placing third.
British comedian Dawn French has opened up about the “interesting pants” phase of her life. In an interview with Australian TV show A Current Affair last night, French said she found being a single woman daunting after her 25-year marriage to Lenny Henry ended
People have one of two reactions to the music of French pianist Richard Clayderman – they love it or hate it. For every person who finds his instrumentals hard to distinguish from anonymous elevator music and too populist to be considered classical, there’s the legion of fans who have bought 75 million of his albums.
Veteran British rock bands Motorhead and Black Sabbath have been crowned the kings of heavy metal, winning the top accolades at the UK’s top metal music awards, the Metal Hammer Golden Gods. Motorhead, best known for its 1980 hit Ace of Spades, received the Golden Gods awards at the 11th annual ceremony for making a significant contribution to the rock and heavy metal industry over nearly four decades.
An intimate lesbian love story by French director Abdellatif Kechiche has won the top prize at the 2013 Cannes festival, ending 12 packed days of premieres, celebrity appearances, rain and dramatic jewelry thefts.
A French man has managed to blag his way into the most exclusive parties at Cannes – Gangnam Style! The Psy imposter, named by French newspapers as Denis Carre, drank and partied with the stars for two days at the film festival. Among those who fell for his disguise – which involved nothing more than a sparkly tuxedo and big round shades – was Skyfall actress Naomie Harris, who tweeted an image of herself posing with him at a party.
How do you get away with holding a much-hyped global album launch party in a location so unlikely that the world’s media sits up and takes notice – and get away with not showing up Many fans we spoke to just prior to Daft Punk’s hugely-hyped
A man was arrested at the Cannes film festival after firing a starting pistol during a live TV broadcast on the palm-lined waterfront, sending actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil running for cover. French TV station Canal+ was interviewing Austria’s Oscar-winning Waltz and French actor Auteuil live on its nightly news show from a beach-front set before a crowd of spectators when a man fired two shots into the air.
After what has been one of the smartest marketing campaigns in pop music, the day of Daft Punk’s album launch is finally here. To celebrate the release of the French duo’s album Random Access Memory, we are offering you the chance to win one of five stylish 3D masks and your copy of the album