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  • 'Suzume no Tojimari' Is the Gorgeous New Must-See From the Director of 'Your Name' — and It Has a Trailer 

    After 'Your Name' and 'Weathering with You' became huge international successes, Makoto Shinkai's latest looks like another Japanese animated gem.

  • The British Film Festival Has Unveiled Its Complete (and Characteristically Star-Studded) 2022 Program

    Australia's annual celebration of British cinema is back with films starring Paul Mescal, Olivia Colman, Lily James, Colin Farrell, Bill Nighy and more.

  • Airbnb Wants You to Run Amok, Amok, Amok Like the Sanderson Sisters in the 'Hocus Pocus' Cottage

    Just in time for Halloween, this witchy stay in Salem, Massachusetts comes complete with broomsticks, bubbling cauldrons and spellbooks.

  • Immersive 'Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power' and 'The Boys' Pop-Ups Are Coming to Melbourne

    Feel like you're in Middle-earth, check out costumes from 'The Rings of Power', then play a challenge game to find vials of Compound V in The Seven Tower.

  • Just Add Olives: Four Pillars Has Released a Ready-to-Pour Double Gin Martini in a Bottle

    Forget shaking or stirring — with Four Pillars' new bottled cocktail, all you need to do is pour.

  • Hugh Jackman Is Bringing Wolverine Back One More Time for 2024's 'Deadpool 3'

    The Australian actor has already busted out the adamantium claws in nine films — what's one more?

  • Sydney Opera House Is Marking Its 50th Anniversary with 230-Plus Performances, Events and Experiences

    The year-long program includes free shows on the Opera House steps, Tim Minchin and Ngaiire gigs on the forecourt, and new artworks adorning the venue's sails.

  • Two Australian Bars Have Nabbed Spots in The World's 50 Best Bars 51–100 List for 2022

    The top 50 hasn't yet been revealed, but Melbourne's Caretaker’s Cottage placed 60th and Sydney's Re came in at 87.

  • Hannah Gadsby's Latest Stand-Up Show 'Body of Work' Is Being Turned Into a Netflix Special

    The Aussie comedian has signed a multi-title deal with the streaming platform, which'll also include a special featuring gender-diverse performers.

  • HBO Just Dropped the First Trailer for Its 'The Last of Us' Series From the Creator of 'Chernobyl'

    Pedro Pascal and 'Game of Thrones' alum Bella Ramsey lead this game-to-screen adaptation, which'll hit streaming in 2023.

  • Messina and Lanolips Have Added a New Dulce de Leche Gelato Balm to Their Dessert-Flavoured Range

    Messina and Lanolips' salted coconut and mango sorbet lip balm is back — and they've teamed up on a new dessert-inspired flavour.

  • The Jewish International Film Festival Is Returning for Its Second 2022 Fest with a 50-Movie Lineup

    JIFF turns 30 with a huge program, including straight-from-Cannes flicks, star-studded titles and a Jeff Goldblum-narrated documentary about 'Fiddler on the Roof'.

  • Melbourne's Pop-Up Netflix Pub Will Make You Feel Like You're Drinking Inside Your Favourite Shows

    The Who’s Watch Inn is taking over Carlton's Clyde Hotel for five streaming-filled days, pairing brews, a themed menu and TV show props.

  • 'Love Actually' in Concert Is Returning to Australia This Christmas to Spread Festive Rom-Com Cheer

    To ‘Love Actually’ fans, this full orchestra-backed screening is perfect.

  • Here's Your First Glimpse at Netflix's 'Bridgerton' Prequel Series 'Queen Charlotte'

    Set to arrive in 2023, the series will explore the monarch's origins and rise to power — and dive into Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury's backstories.

  • 'Dead to Me' Will Return for Its Third and Final Season in November — and It Has a Trailer

    Netflix's Christina Applegate- and Linda Cardellini-starring grief-fuelled dark comedy will wrap up its twisty tale on November 17.

  • Netflix Has Dropped a Sneak Peek at 'The Crown' Season Five Ahead of Its November Arrival

    The royal drama will return on November 9, with Imelda Staunton playing the Queen — and plenty of focus on the breakdown of Prince Charles and Princess Diana's marriage.

  • Season Two of 'The White Lotus' Will Check Into Your Streaming Queue From Late October

    This time, the Emmy-winning series heads to an exclusive Sicilian resort — Jennifer Coolidge's Tanya McQuoid-Hunt included.

  • You'll Be Able to Holiday in Hong Kong Without Going Through Hotel Quarantine From September 26

    Hong Kong is the latest country to drop its strict pandemic-era border restrictions — and travellers will no longer need a negative PCR test to enter, too.

  • We Shall Be So Lucky: Kylie Minogue Is Headlining Sydney WorldPride's Huge Opening Concert

    WorldPride is coming to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time — and who else but Kylie could open it?

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