Johnny Depp, ex-business manager trade blame

Johnny Depp's case against his management has begun in court in Los Angeles.

Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp took in hundreds of millions of dollars as Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and other movies, but not enough to pay for his own swashbuckling lifestyle.

How Birdman soared and then crashed

High flyers: Radio Birdman, the influential Sydney six-piece, before they fell to Earth.

The most interesting question about any great band is not how and why they broke up. It is how they did what they did in the first place and on that, Descent into the Maelstrom is fairly opaque about the mysterious, uncompromising Radio Birdman – who might be termed the best Australian band most Australians never heard.