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Packing Room Prize goes to portrait of Taika Waititi

By Erin Modaro. The winner of the Packing Room Prize was announced at the Art Gallery of NSW by Head Packer for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prize Brett Cuthbertson, with the award going to a portrait of Taika Waititi by artist Claus Stangl. The winning artwork features the eccentric filmmaker in a charismatic pose […]

Actors Centre Australia Opens Applications For 2021 Enrolments

Actors Centre Australia (ACA) have opened applications for their flagship Bachelor of Performing Arts (Stage and Screen) 2021 intake. Applicants have until Friday, Oct 30 to submit for the prestigious three-year Degree Program, accredited by Torrens University Australia and delivered in partnership with ACA. Students of ACA’s Degree Program will follow in the footsteps of […]

The Man. The Music. The Show.

Hugely talented, hugely popular Hugh Jackman is about to commence the Australian leg of his spectacular world tour of The Man. The Music. The Show. Featuring highlights from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables, The Boy From Oz, and a selection of Broadway hits, the show is an amalgam of big Vegas-style extravaganza, intimate cabaret, musical theatre, […]

The Front Runner

Back in 1988 when Democratic senator, Gary Hart had to forfeit his lead in the Presidential race due to an extra-marital impropriety, it was big, big news; in today’s hotbed of scandals, it might barely raise a tweet. That’s part of the problem with The Front Runner - it focuses on telling a story which is […]


Prisoners is a chilling thriller which asks how far should a parent go to find their missing child when police investigations seemingly become stagnant? Keller Dover’s (Hugh Jackman) young daughter and her friend disappear on Thanksgiving and he later abducts, imprisons, tortures and interrogates the likely suspect. Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) investigates as the web of […]


Peter Ramsay’s take on Williams Joyce’s Rise of the Guardians features storybook favourites with a twist; Santa’s ‘little’ helpers are in fact yetis, and the Easter Bunny sports a heavy Australian accent. The story follows Jack Frost, a maverick guardian who uses his abilities to wreak havoc and mischief wherever he lands. It’s a tale […]