Every year there’s a couple of films that make me want to blockade the multiplex, and shout at the queues to forget about what-ever over-produced under-souled rubbish they’re about to pay for, and go see a complete gem instead.
See my Vest, Mr Burns as Hannibal Lecter, Homer Simpson as the giant ball in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Former King of Queens star Leah Remini has publicly revealed why she left the Church of Scientology.
The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Lady Gaga will premiere new single at MTV VMAs, Mick Jagger turns 70 and Tuvan throat singer dies.
RISE Skillet (Warner) As politically conscious as Skillet try to be, they have a tendency to ruin a potentially good lyric such as “sometimes it’s crazy to fight for what you believe” with a fade-out kiddy chorus that’s just plain corny. Likewise Sick Of It
X Factor judge and multi-platinum selling pop star Daniel Bedingfield has failed for a second time in his bid for taxpayer cash to promote his latest song. Bedingfield had applied for a $6000 grant from the July round of New Zealand On Air’s “Making tracks” funding to produce a video for his song Out Of My Head.
News anchor Siobhan Riley was innocently drawing on a map to illustrate the traffic situation in a live newscast.
Everyone’s excited about the arrival of his Royal Highness, the Prince of Cambridge, even Kermit and Miss Piggy have a message for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Delivered in true Muppet style, the message is funny, timely and the duo even manages to reference their upcoming movie.
ONE TRUE VINE Mavis Staples (Warner) The second collaboration between soul great Mavis Staples and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, like the first, owes as much to Tweedy’s deft guidance and production skills as it does to Staples’ power-punch vocals. He manages to plug into the emotional centre of a singer bought up on gospel, who became a powerful voice for the US civil rights movement.
Australian soap Home and Away will be screened on TV2 at 5.30pm from August 19.