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Movie review: David Stratton: A Cinematic Life

David Stratton

Film Critic David Stratton’s life and career is laid bare in a star studded documentary about the evolution of the Australian film industry and a personal look into David’s life. We sent along our very own Film Critic, Sebastian Briguglio, to take a peak into David’s passion for film, his dry humour and the struggles of


Citizen Obama: The future of the past President


When presidents leave office, they rarely retire completely from the public eye. Past Presidents, though, have taken very different paths when it comes to their lives after the White House. Barack Obama leaves the Oval Office as one of the youngest and most popular presidents in recent memory. And just like his predecessors, it is


Happy birthday Betty White – watch her best skits

Betty White

Congratulations Betty White on your 95th Birthday….watch 95 seconds of pure Betty White glory….


Video: 10 year old autistic girl sings ‘Hallelujah’


There’s always one moment that makes us sit back and appreciate the beauty of life itself. 10-year-old Kaylee Rodgers singing a version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah is one of those moments. Kaylee has autism and ADHD and attends Killard House Special School in Northern Ireland. Kaylee’s headteacher told UTV that the video shows how far Kaylee


Video: All I Want For Christmas – Carpool Karaoke


If you haven’t watched it yet, here it is! This is Carpool Karaoke from the US based Late Late Show. Carpool Karaoke is a segment in which James Corden and musical guests sing along to their songs whilst driving on a planned route in Los Angeles. This is one special piece just for Christmas…you might even


Obama’s last Christmas Card has style

Obama's last christmas card

Obama’s last Christmas Card has style…oops we can’t say Christmas card because it’s not PC in the USA- Happy Holidays Card is the correct terminology! It’s that time again when we all start to worry about the Christmas cards and getting them out before we miss Australia Post’s Christmas delivery cut off date. If you’re


Melinda Schneider…does Doris again!

Melinda Schneider

Award winning country music sweetheart, Melinda Schneider, celebrates the magic of Doris Day and pays homage to the artist in her follow up album “Melinda does Doris…again…The Movie Songs”.  The Retiree sat down with Melinda to discuss her love for Doris, work/life balance and working on the album with her mum. Tell me about what


Leonard Cohen Tribute

Leonard Cohen Tribute

With the recent passing of Leonard Cohen, a tribute song has been released by American Capella group Pentatonix. Leonard was one of our generations best loved singers, songwriters, musician, poet, novelist, and painters. Hallelujah is one of Leonard Cohen’s best loved songs and it is now rising to popularity again through an awesome Leonard Cohen


Video: Crowded House at Sydney Opera House

Crowded House

Crowded House Sydney Opera House: At the 20th anniversary of the band’s farewell concert, the audience harmonise the chorus of Four Seasons in One Day, gently coached by the band’s frontman, Neil Finn.


Brady Bunch Mum Passes Away at 82

Brady Bunch Mum

Florence Henderson better known as Carol Brady (The Brady Bunch Mum) has passed away at 82 years. According to reports confirmed by Huffington Post, she died surrounded by family in Los Angeles. The cause was heart failure. Florences’s career lasted more than 50 years. beginning on Broadway when she was just 18. She was quickly cast