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How Caitlin Moran flipped the script on teenage heroines

How Caitlin Moran flipped the script on teenage heroines

When it came to turning her memoir into a movie, the award-winning British journalist drew up a list of everything she hadn't seen in female coming-of-age films.

  • by Lenny Ann Low

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Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from October 25 to 31
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Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from October 25 to 31

From Stars Wars at the drive-in to the return of the Brandenburg Orchestra and a spooky Halloween at Luna Park, we have your week in Sydney covered.

  • by Nicole Elphick
How Helen Reddy sang to me – even as a 12-year-old boy
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How Helen Reddy sang to me – even as a 12-year-old boy

Memories came flooding back as I watched the enjoyable, if predictable, biopic of the Australian superstar, 'I Am Woman'. But its feminist rhetoric jarred me.

  • by Mark Mordue
'The idea was always to intervene': Sacha Baron Cohen on that Rudy Giuliani scene
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'The idea was always to intervene': Sacha Baron Cohen on that Rudy Giuliani scene

Cohen did not back down from the controversy that has surrounded his film before it even hit television screens.

  • by Jenny Cooney
Top five films: best of what's new in streaming
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Top five films: best of what's new in streaming

This week's choice of films new to a range of streaming services brings us passion, madness and even the living dead.

  • by Jake Wilson
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

A scene from the 1937 film Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs.

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Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep team up again in new musical
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Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep team up again in new musical

Big Little Lies co-stars join James Corden and Kerry Washington in new musical 'The Prom'.

'You will enjoy it more than Rudolph Giuliani': Borat returns to Bondi
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'You will enjoy it more than Rudolph Giuliani': Borat returns to Bondi

Fourteen years after he last donned a mankini and visited our shores, Borat returned to Bondi Beach on Thursday. Sort of.

  • by Robert Moran
Liam Neeson may be an Honest Thief but he's a boring one, too
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Liam Neeson may be an Honest Thief but he's a boring one, too

The latest vehicle for the brooding Irish star is not only formulaic, but unsatisfying even on an action-movie level.

  • by Jake Wilson
In a sign of changed times, the new Borat is far less funny than its predecessor
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In a sign of changed times, the new Borat is far less funny than its predecessor

It's a mixed pleasure to renew acquaintance with Borat Sagdiyev, the grinning, outlandishly bigoted Kazahk journalist who remains the best-known alter ego of Sacha Baron Cohen.

  • by Jake Wilson
Trailer: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
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Trailer: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

In a follow up to his 2006 film, Sacha Baron-Cohen returns to America with his Kazakhstani character Borat.