Darren Hayes wants off Cory Bernardi’s #AC100 playlist

Darren Hayes wants off Cory Bernardi’s #AC100 playlist

JUST hours after its launch, Cory Bernardi’s alternative to Triple J’s Hottest 100 has been slammed by one of the artists on his playlist. Savage Garden frontman has blasted Sentaor Bernardi and his Australian Conservatives party for including his song To The Moon and Back on their Spotify playlist. In a scathing tweet, Hayes ripped into Sentaor Bernardi — who campaigned against same-sex marriage — and demanded that his music be removed from the playlist. Camera IconSinger Darren Hayes has demanded Cory Bernardi remove his music from the alternative Hottest…

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Samson and Delilah director tackles the Western in powerful new film

Samson and Delilah director tackles the Western in powerful new film

Updated January 17, 2018 16:28:00 Photo: Sweet Country is Thorton’s first big foray into narrative cinema since 2009’s Samson and Delilah. (Supplied: Bunya Productions) Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton came to worldwide attention when he won best first film at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival for the bittersweet, outback romance Samson and Delilah. Since then he’s made smaller films, including last year’s documentary about the Southern Cross as contested national symbol, We Don’t Need a Map, and worked as a cinematographer on other film projects. But it’s taken him until now…

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‘Unfair and sad’: Alec Baldwin defends Woody Allen over sexual misconduct allegations

‘Unfair and sad’: Alec Baldwin defends Woody Allen over sexual misconduct allegations

ALEC Baldwin is publicly supporting Woody Allen despite a growing number of Hollywood stars distancing themselves from the controversial director over sexual misconduct allegations. Former 30 Rock actor Baldwin, who appeared in three of Allen’s films, said criticism against Allen was “unfair and sad to me” and working with him was “one of the privileges of my career”. Allen, 82, has repeatedly denied claims that he molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, now 32, when she was seven years old in the early 1990s. Sentiment has turned against Allen during…

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Woody Allen renounced by growing number of Hollywood stars

Woody Allen renounced by growing number of Hollywood stars

Updated January 17, 2018 12:22:53 Photo: Woody Allen is facing a backlash from actors concerned about sexual misconduct allegations. (Reuters: Regis Duvignau) A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct. Timothee Chalamet said he will donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to three charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse: Time’s Up, the LGBT Centre in New York and RAINN. The…

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British singer Seal denies claims of alleged sexual battery

British singer Seal denies claims of alleged sexual battery

BRITISH singer Seal is being investigated for criminal sexual battery, but has vehemently denies the allegations. Actress Tracey Birdsall alleged that the singer, with whom she was platonic friends, lunged at her during a visit to his home and tried to forcibly kiss her, TMZ reported. Birdsall, 54, claims that the singer commented on her allegedly revealing outfit and began to grope her breasts, despite her telling him to stop, reports the New York Post. Camera IconSeal has denied sexual battery allegations. Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for dcpPicture: Getty ImagesSeal,…

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