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Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t

Steve Martin and Martin Short first met on the set of Three Amigos (1986) where they discovered a mutual delight in taunting each other. They became firm friends and 30 years and many taunts later, they decided to take their banter on tour in a stage show called A Very Stupid Conversation. The success of […]

Art Attack – Netflix returns to SCREEN FOREVER

This past week has seen two very important announcements in the Australian film scene. Firstly it was announced that Netflix would be returning as an honourable partner of this year’s SCREEN FOREVER program. In this role Netflix will provide delegates valuable insights into the industry leader’s pioneering content strategy and also allow delegates to directly […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE SEARCH FOR MIGUELITO

You don’t have to be a cinephile to observe that Sydney is awash with film festivals - from the landmark Sydney Film Festival, through Tropfest and Flickerfest to the Sydney Underground and numerous ethnically based events – to mention just a few. It almost seems there’s a new festival every week and if that’s the […]

Vast Hill

With smash-hit Netflix show Stranger Things reinvigorating a passion for 80s music, fashion and culture Sydney band Vast Hill are sweeping the scene at precisely the right time. Ahead of the release of their debut album, More Than You Imagined, we sat down with one half of the duo, Adin Milo, to speak about the […]

Inside Making A Murderer And The Staircase

The incredible success of the two Netflix series, The Staircase and Making A Murderer, proves that people never get tired of hearing a good crime story. So popular were these shows - which focused on the judicial process in two highly publicised murder cases - that the lawyers involved in each have been invited to […]

The Naked City – THE GONG SHOW – OZ STYLE

It was billed as a “piece of Australian television history” – a 1970 Silver Logie which recently sold at auction for around $5700. Talk about ye olde cultural cringe - it wasn’t even awarded to a homegrown show. Instead the very plain looking silver plated gong was given to the American TV show The Mod […]

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2017

By Mel Somerville The City Hub's Christmas gifts shopping compilation is chock-o-block full of Summer essentials and the best picks this silly season. Pets The Christmas Glebe Artisans Market will be at Foley Park, Glebe on Saturday December 16 from 10am-3pm. With over 50 stall holders selling their unique hand-crafted wares, there is ‘something for […]

Beautiful Minds

BY RITA BRATOVICH The recent screening of the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why was one of the most watched, especially among young people. Based on the book by Jay Asher, it tells the fictional story of Hannah Baker, a high school student who, after a succession of horrible events which include public shaming, rape, and […]