Culture

Nearly Christmas: Time for the book lists!

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With new releases from literary giants such as Arundhati Roy and Paula Hawkins, as well as much-hyped debuts from a...

Conran: Life is still too short to stuff a mushroom

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In 1975, British author Shirley Conran became famous for her book, Superwoman. In it, she took on the notion which...

For Joan Didion, a clear-eyed love letter

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Joan Didion had a glittering journalistic success with Slouching Towards Jersualem in the early 1970s. But she really cemented her...

What to watch this weekend… Sicario and two TV binges

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Slim pickings on TV now, as the old year creaks to a close... even the venerable The Block is closing...

That Thor – Chris Hemsworth’s tongue in cheek turn

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Ah, Chris Hemsworth. What a talent. What total piece of eye candy as Thor.  Ooops, sorry I'll stop now. Here...

What to watch this week on TV

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We watch it all so you don't have to. Here are 47 Plus' picks for you this week - and...

Historical Yeatsian artifacts to stay in Ireland

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Amid fears that culturally significant artifacts that belonged to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet W.B. Yeats would be sold to...

Oops! ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Bombs With Disastrous $US13M Friday

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Scott Mendelson for Forbes: "And this is what I’ve feared the whole time. Despite rave reviews and white-hot buzz in...