Nick Galvin

Nick Galvin

Nick Galvin is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald

The Song Company's Antony Pitts nods to the past, looks to the future

Nick Galvin With an upcoming season intriguingly entitled Into Something... and its first new artistic director in 25 years, there is a palpable sense of change around The Song Company.

Staying put

Kyle Sandilands would 'never' leave KIIS 1065 for 2DayFM despite rumoured bid

Happy Christmas ... Breakfast duo Kyle Sandilands and Jackie Henderson has delivered for KIIS.

Nick Galvin Kyle Sandilands has flatly ruled out returning to stuttering rival 2Day FM, amid reports Austereo is lining up a $20m bid to lure him and Jackie Henderson (Jackie O) back to their former home

Ouch

Fifty Shades of Grey publisher Amanda Hayward ordered to pay $18.5m to partner

Amanda Hayward ... will appeal judge's decision.

Nick Galvin A US judge has ordered Australian publisher Amanda Hayward to pay more than $18.5 million in compensation, costs and interest to her former business partner in a long-running stoush over profits from...

Contentious

Joseph Fiennes 'shocked' at Michael Jackson role in Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon

'Shocked' ... Joseph Fiennes has been cast as Michael Jackson in a TV special.

Nick Galvin Actor Joseph Fiennes admits he was "shocked" at the controversial decision to cast him as Michael Jackson in an upcoming TV movie.

Cruise booked?

Top Gun: Tom Cruise, Jerry Bruckheimer tease about sequel

Ready for take-off ... Cruise may be about to reprise the role that launched his career.

Nick Galvin Some 30 years after he first took to the skies in Top Gun, Tom Cruise is apparently once more feeling the need for speed.

Three-year break

Mel Greig on 96.5 Wave FM three years after royal prank

She's back ... Greig with breakfast co-host Travis Winks.

Nick Galvin Three years after her highly publicised fall from grace in the wake of the "royal prank" phone call, radio presenter Mel Greig has returned to the airwaves, co-hosting the breakfast show on...

Panned

X-Files reboot: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson fail to impress critics

Great X-pectations ... Duchovny and Anderson have failed to impress critics.

Nick Galvin The reviews are out there for the first episode of the X-Files revival – and the critical verdict so far is distinctly underwhelming.

Good call

Australian Open 2016: Umpire Kader Nouni the 'Barry White of Tennis'

Star of the chair ... Frenchman Kader Nouni has his own fan base.

Nick Galvin Daria Gavrilova and Carla Suarez Navarro were joined on court by a third star in last night's fourth-round Australian Open match.

Dead weird

Sundance 2016: Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe stars in Swiss Army Man as farting corpse

Daniel Radcliffe.

Nick Galvin A bizarre indie film starring Daniel Radcliffe as a farting corpse with supernatural powers that turn him into a flatulent jet ski has left audiences at the Sundance Film Festival perplexed.

Star man

Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk secret

Star power ... Neil deGrasse Tyson has his fans spell-bound.

Nick Galvin Neil deGrasse Tyson has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the true rock stars of contemporary science – a distinction he shares with the likes of Bill Nye, Brian Cox and Chris Hadfield.

The songman

Singer and songwriter Kev Carmody's time for the national spotlight has finally come

Kev Carmody: his upcoming national tour is the first he has ever done as a headline act.

Nick Galvin A less generous spirit than Kev Carmody might have grown to resent the fact it's other performers who have so often had success with his songs.

Flickerfest: How to get your movie chosen

Nick Galvin Competition is fierce at Flickerfest, the Sydney short film festival that sets winners on the road to Hollywood.

Radio battleground

Kyle and Jackie O take KIIS1065 back to the top

Happy Christmas: Breakfast duo Kyle Sandilands and Jackie Henderson has delivered for KIIS.

Nick Galvin They'll be cracking the bubbly at KIIS1065 today.

New series

Serial review: the smash-hit podcast is back with a fresh mystery

Disappeared ... Bowe Bergdahl, the subject of the new series of Serial

Nick Galvin The breakout podcast of 2014 has relaunched with little fanfare. Is it any good?

Drawn in

Lloyd Rees' delicate details brought to life in Museum of Sydney exhibition

'He was always positive' ... Alan Rees alongside a bust of his late father, Lloyd.

Nick Galvin Suspended above the entrance of the Museum of Sydney is a striking 40 square-metre reproduction of a masterly Lloyd Rees drawing of an ancient Sydney fig tree.

Purr-fect

Cat music: Composer tunes in to felines

Cool cat ... getting the music right results in a seriously blissed out moggie.

Nick Galvin Have you unwittingly been driving your feline companion nuts all these years by selfishly playing the wrong music?

Fannying around

Family Guy movie: Seth MacFarlane drops big hint

Family Affair ... could Peter Griffin and co be coming to the big screen?

Nick Galvin There's fresh hope that Peter, Lois, Brian and the rest of the family could finally make it to the big screen.

Killer combination

Adele, Lionel Richie duet on the way after Hello mash-up

Crossed lines ...

Nick Galvin What started out as a clever piece of viral mockery may now become reality after Lionel Richie confirmed he and Adele are planning a duet.

Nursing home hero

Harrison Ford is the only Indiana Jones according to Steven Spielberg

The crusade continues ... Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in the <i>The Last Crusade</i> (1989).

Nick Galvin Steven Spielberg says Harrison Ford will continue playing Indiana Jones well into his 70s and possibly beyond.

Surreal journey

Public Enemy's Flavor Flav and Chuck D hitch lift to gig in fan's car

Stars in a reasonably priced car ... Kevin Wells snaps a selfie to remember the ride of his life.

Nick Galvin American rap legends Public Enemy arrived at a UK gig crammed into a family hatchback driven by a fan after they were unexpectedly left without transport.