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How a stray puppy rescued from a dump became a movie star

How a stray puppy rescued from a dump became a movie star

The canine star of A Dog's Way Home has a hard-luck tale to top them all.

  • by Duncan Strauss

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Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?
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Oscars: A record year for women, but is it progress?

Numbers-wise, women did have a comparatively good year, so why does it feel like progress is not being made?

  • by Lindsey Bahr
John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection
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John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

Watching this John McEnroe footage is like living ''an instant and a particular moment,'' says director Julien Faraut.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
Kimberley's perennial tug of war between industry and Indigenous

Kimberley's perennial tug of war between industry and Indigenous

The Kimberley's failing live cattle export trade is central to Nick Wrathall's powerful documentary.

  • by Sandra Hall
Who should win, who will win, and why: Our guide to the Oscars
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Who should win, who will win, and why: Our guide to the Oscars

Four senior entertainment writers share their insights and predictions.

Vox Lux review: Natalie Portman's fallen idol provides lesson in star worship

Vox Lux review: Natalie Portman's fallen idol provides lesson in star worship

Celeste is a nightmare for everyone in her inner circle, a small group that includes her hardboiled long-term manager and her teenage daughter.

  • by Jake Wilson
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Settle in for yet another Oscars marathon

Settle in for yet another Oscars marathon

Once again, hardcore Oscars fans are in for a marathon session after the producers o conceded Monday's telecast will run more than three hours.

  • by Frank Lovece
The Oscars are shaping up as a shambles
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The Oscars are shaping up as a shambles

A backlash over a decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks is just the latest controversy surrounding the 91st Academy Awards.

  • by Garry Maddox
Australian film begins 2019 in fine form
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Australian film begins 2019 in fine form

A handful of new Australian films have played to packed houses overseas.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
'Pop stars are just so much more famous than actors': Vox Lux star Natalie Portman
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'Pop stars are just so much more famous than actors': Vox Lux star Natalie Portman

The Vox Lux star plays a grown-up, messed-up former teen pop singer called Celeste in her latest film, Vox Lux. And she kind of knows the territory.

  • by Karl Quinn
Win or lose at the Oscars, Glenn Close is loving the moment
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Win or lose at the Oscars, Glenn Close is loving the moment

Glenn Close Close, the most-nominated living actor never to win an Oscar, has emerged as the best actress front-runner.