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Flight Facilities’ Hugo Guzman and James Lyell’s song Clair De Lune has featured on Telstra ads since 2016.

ARIAs to recognise ads for using Australian music

The ARIAs will have a new award encouraging the advertising industry to use Australian music, aiming to help artists diversify revenue after a difficult few years and recognise another creative outlet for music. 

  • by Jackson Graham


The stop-motion animated Gepetto (voiced by David Bradley) and Pinocchio (Gregory Mann) are magical and a stunning technical achievement.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio is spellbinding, but not for kids

With the voices of Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett and Christoph Waltz, this version of Pinocchio is seductive, amusing, dark as pitch and full of metaphor.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Mark Mylod’s new film The Menu stars Anya Taylor-Joy and dishes prepared by acclaimed chef Dominique Crenn.

The Succession and GoT director who’s taken a cleaver to celebrity chefs

Cashed-up patrons pay around $2000 each to dine at an ornate and exclusive restaurant that can only be reached by boat in Mark Mylod’s film The Menu.

  • by Garry Maddox

TV & radio

Thing and Jenna Ortega as Wednesday.

Tim Burton’s Addams Family reboot is a spooky delight

Jenna Ortega stars as Wednesday Addams in this 21st-century update of the classic gothic comedy.

  • by Kylie Northover
ABC in 2023. Leigh Sales returns. Denise Scott and Matt Okine revive Mother and Son, originally played by Ruth Cracknell and Garry McDonald.

New gig for Leigh Sales, Mother and Son revived, as ABC reveals 2023 line-up

The national broadcaster is banking on the return of a classic sitcom and a much-loved host to help shore up its 2023 slate.

  • by Thomas Mitchell



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