The Revenant

Critic says women couldn't handle new Leonardo DiCaprio film 'The Revenant'

Leonardo Dicaprio in 'The Revenant'.

Jenny Noyes   Then proceeds to not handle the social media backlash to his own comments.

ARIAs Hall of Fame

Tina Arena hits out at ageism in music

Tina Arena arrives for the 29th Annual ARIA Awards 2015.

"Why is it about our age and looks?" asked Arena in a wide ranging speech.

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ARIA winner Matt Okine uses speech to call out lack of female representation in category

Matt Okine.

The winner of the ARIA for best comedy release has taken a more serious tone to his acceptance speech, highlighting the lack of woman in his category. 

Charli XCX

Watch Charli XCX talk feminism and music industry sexism in her new BBC doco, 'The F-Word And Me'


Rob Moran   "I feel like the question 'What's it like to be a woman in the music industry?' is annoying, but still necessary."

Meyers vs Palin

Watch Seth Meyers shut down Sarah Palin for suggesting US governors are right to reject Syrian refugees


Rob Moran   "This idea that [Syrian refugees] are coming here to infiltrate, I think that is fear-based," he told the former Alaska governor.

Love Actually

'Love Actually' had a heartbreaking lesbian relationship that you never knew about

Christmas classic, <i>Love Actually</i>.

Rob Moran   It was cut from the film's release, otherwise you would've cried about 8000x harder.

UFC star Holly Holm meets Jay Z and Beyonce, asks Beyonce, 'Oh, hi what is your name?'

Holly Holm holds the champion belt after her win against Ronda Rousey.

Marissa Payne   Beyonce reportedly found the interaction 'refreshing'.


A parody group just wrote a very sarcastic campaign song for Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Rob Moran   "If you're black or brown or Asian, bi or gay, just go away," goes the refrain for 'Vote For Trump'.

En pointe

'Brown Girls Do Ballet' is your new favourite Instagram


"We want to convey a message of acceptance, vision, and possibility."

Celine Dion and Jared Leto pay tribute to victims of Paris attack at the AMAs

Celine Dion

Singer Celine Dion has led the music industry in an emotional tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks, as the American Music Awards heard appeals for a peaceful world.

Adele on SNL

Watch Adele's 'Hello' bring a squabbling family together in this very accurate SNL skit


Rob Moran   Adele is a true holiday season miracle.

Rooney Mara is sick of saying sorry for having strong opinions

Actress Rooney Mara attends the New York premiere of "Carol".

"It would be impossible for me to temper my voice. I am stubborn and opinionated, and I have a strong point of view. But, as a female, I definitely find myself apologising for it."

'Hollywood should be ashamed'

Zoolander 2 faces boycott for 'oppressive' character

Benedict Cumberbatch plays an androgynous, Andreja Pejic-esque supermodel in <i>Zoolander 2</i>.

Ebony Bowden   The anticipated Zoolander sequel has been blasted as "hateful" in a petition agitating for the film to be boycotted for enforcing dangerous perceptions of the queer community.

Australians all let us ... hiccup

Ethan Hall takes a deep breath before starting the national anthem with a case of the hiccups.

A young singer from Adelaide has become an internet sensation after performing Advance Australia Fair at a baseball game through a bad case of hiccups.

Adele pranks fans by donning a fake nose and becoming 'Jenny'

British singer Adele donned a prosthetic nose to impersonate herself for a segment on the BBC.

Georgina Mitchell   One of the world's biggest pop stars has successfully gone incognito to shock and delight some of her biggest fans.

Social breakup

Facebook is helping ease breakup pain with new tool that hides your ex

Hopefully now you won't need to go to such drastic measures to avoid thinking about your ex.

Caitlin Dewey   The new 'take a break' feature hides posts from your ex without forcing you to completely sever ties.

Nicki Minaj

Watch Nicki Minaj recite Maya Angelou's fiercely powerful poem 'Still I Rise'

Nicki Minaj has surprised with a stunning reading of a Maya Angelou classic.

Jenny Noyes   Minaj joined fellow music superstars during a concert focused on overcoming racial prejudice and injustice.

Transparent's back

Watch the Season Two trailer for 'Transparent', yell 'yaaaas queen' for the rest of the day


Rob Moran   Your fave TV family, the Pfeffermans, are back.

Orange mocha frappuchinos!

Zoolander gets James Bond vibe in new trailer

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson must save the world in <i>Zoolander 2</i>.

If you thought the first Zoolander movie was good, wait until you see the trailer for the sequel.

Paris attacks

Watch this French father and son's touching exchange about the Paris attacks, and weep happy tears


Rob Moran   Awesome dad had the best response to help ease his son's fears.

The Family Law

Lee Lin Chin is bummed she wasn't cast as Benjamin Law's mum in SBS's 'The Family Law'

The Family Law is one of SBS' prime offerings for 2016.

Rob Moran   Watch the show's adorable new trailer.

Live recording

Say hello to Adele's next hit


Bhakthi Puvanenthiran   Can this soaring ballad top "Hello" as the release date for 25 draws near?

Women in film

Screen NSW has announced a 50/50 gender equity target

Jennifer Kent was the director of <i>The Babadook</i>.

Danielle McGrane   There aren't enough Australian women working behind the camera in film and TV production, but Screen NSW has launched a new initiative to change that.

Memento remake

Christopher Nolan's cult classic 'Memento' is getting a Hollywood remake; the internet is understandably sceptical

Guy Pearce in 2000's <i>Memento</i>.

Rob Moran   The 2000 thriller - beloved for its twisty ending - starred Guy Pearce as a widower with a spotty memory.

Barbie boy

Barbie casts boy as the face of new commercial, challenges gender norms

"Moschino Barbie is so fierce!"

The ad has received plenty of praise for breaking down gender barriers but mostly people seem to be loving the very expressive little boy star.

9/11 widower returns wife's Glamour Women of the year Award after Caitlyn Jenner earns same honour

Caitlyn Jenner

Yanan Wang   The distinction was retroactively declined last week, accompanied by transphobic remarks.

Appeal against hate

Waleed's plea: 'You're helping ISIL'

Waleed Aly delivers his editorial, which went viral.

Sarah Thomas   The Project's Waleed Aly has launched an impassioned plea for unity following the Paris terror attacks, saying that divisive actions of hate will serve only to help ISIL.

Cecily Strong opens SNL with touching message for Paris

Cecily Strong

Carly Mallenbaum   "Paris is the City of Light, and here in New York City, we know that light will never go out."

Madonna cries at concert, pays tribute to Paris

Madonna performs during her "Rebel Heart" tour

"It's been very hard for me to get through this show and not forget about what happened last night. So I need to take this moment to acknowledge the tragedy."

She Said

Amy Poehler launches 'She Said', a new talk show for (and by) the ladies

Comedian Cameron Esposito talking cervixes in the teaser for 'She Said'.

Jenny Noyes   Comedy power couple Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are doing the talking about important and hilarious women's business.


Angelina Jolie says filming sex scenes with Brad Pitt was 'strange'

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

"Love scenes are strange anyway, but when you're doing a love scene with a person that you really have sex with?"

Biggest fan

John Oliver calls his wife, Iraq War veteran Kate Norley, his "hero"

John Oliver and his wife Kate Norley .

"I have no place to whine about anything. That's the problem with living with someone who has fought a war. You lose the moral high ground."

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is getting a sequel

Nia Vardalos and John Corbett starred in the original My Big Fat Greek Wedding film in 2002.

Michael Idato   In the Hollywood sausage factory, few films have to wait as long as My Big Fat Greek Wedding has to get a sequel.

The Cosby Show

'Sit down and shut up': Cosby Show writer describes what it was like being the only woman in the room

Phylicia Rashad and Bill Cosby in <i>The Cosby Show</i>.

Rob Moran   "They were pretty sexist and they would talk about professional women as being hard bitches."


Australian filmmaker Jennifer Perrott breaking the ice on PTSD with 'The Ravens'

Tour of duty ... Geoff Evans on patrol with his unit in Afghanistan.

Nick Galvin   ​When she pitched her idea for a film about PTSD to a group of old soldiers at Auburn RSL, their response told her immediately she had a powerful and important story to tell.

It figures...

Alanis Morissette has updated the lyrics to 'Ironic' and it is perfect

Alanis Morisette performs updated lyrics to 'Ironic'

Swiping left on soulmates, not saving your Snapchats and owning the DVDs of shows on Netflix? It figures.

Feminist politics

This American Senator has an important PSA for men: 'Shut the hell up'

Senator Claire McCaskill

Jenny Noyes   "The world doesn’t need your opinion on everything." WORD.


The Pfefferman wedding in the Season Two teaser for 'Transparent' is a disaster waiting to happen

Transparent is back with a big Jewish wedding.

It was also announced that Anjelica Huston and Cherry Jones are joining the cast.

Fave characters

Why do we care so much about fictional characters?

Kit Harrington, the actor who plays Jon Snow, says he won't be back next season.

Stephen Carter   Rather than evidence we're disconnected from reality, perhaps it shows our moral sense is intact.

True crime

Netflix orders true crime documentary, hopes it will be like 'The Jinx'

The poster for Netflix's upcoming doco series.

Bill Keveney   It's the story of a Midwestern man convicted of a brutal assault, exonerated and later targeted as the suspect in a harrowing new crime.

Julie Bishop loves House of Cards, Madame Secretary and VEEP

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop might be gunning for the prime ministership if her taste in TV is anything to go by.

Ab Fab

Kate Moss cameo in Absolutely Fabulous may be the greatest of all time

Kate cameo

Jenny Noyes   This is absolutely perfect.

Kasey Is Missing

This cool new web series is giving a voice to Western Sydney's Aboriginal teens and their stories

Star Debbie Shepherd in <i>Kasey Is Missing</i>.

Rob Moran   Add 'Kasey Is Missing' to your binge-watching queues.


A film about the 'Gamergate' harassment of female gamers is in the works

Zoe Quinn was one of the main targets of Gamergate attacks.

And Scarlett Johansson has reportedly expressed interest in playing the lead.

'Suffragette' star Carey Mulligan: 'Many of the issues raised in the film are just as relevant today'

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  Actress Carey Mulligan attends the 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 1, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Kristin Tillotson   "Working on it together made us all engage with our own feminism and activism more."

Donald Trump hosts Saturday Night Live, gets heckled by Larry David

Trump on the set of Saturday Night Live with cast member Cecily Strong.

Trump was loudly and provocatively heckled by Larry David, who repeatedly called him a "racist" from offstage.

Hello it's me

This sign language version of Adele's Hello is even more heart-breaking than the original


Ebony Bowden   Since being released a fortnight ago, Adele's megahit Hello has been playing 250 million times and paraodied ad nauseum.

Serial's Adnan Syed headed to court after request for hearing granted

Adnan Syed has been granted the right to have his case appealed in court.

Justin Fenton   ​Adnan Syed, the convicted murderer whose case gained international attention after questions were raised on a widely downloaded podcast, will get a day in court.

Jessica Mauboy says a panic attack prevented her singing at Melbourne Cup

Jessica Mauboy was reportedly "incredibly sorry" for what happened.

Jessica Mauboy has revealed a panic attack that engulfed her in the moments before she was due to sing the national anthem at the Melbourne Cup is the reason she unexpectedly backed out of performing at the event.

Malala Yousafzai inspired to call herself a feminist after watching Emma Watson's UN speech

Malala Yousafzai and Emma Watson

"I hesitated in saying 'am I a feminist or not' and then after hearing your speech when you said, 'If not now, when?'"

Hot Mess

Jennifer Lawrence spills the beans on upcoming movie with Amy Schumer

Jennifer Lawrence.

Jenny Noyes   Spoiler alert: "There aren't really boys in it."

Bond misogyny

Letter from Bond author Ian Fleming says Pussy Galore's homosexuality was a 'malady'

Pussy Galore

Jenny Noyes   "Pussy only needed the right man to come along" to be cured, said Fleming.

Gayby Baby

Gayby Baby ban: the real outrage

A still from Maya Newell's film <i>Gayby Baby</i>.

Eryk Bagshaw   More than two-thirds of complaints received by the Department of Education and the Department of Premier and Cabinet about the film Gayby Bayby were from people who were outraged the NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli had banned the film, documents obtained under freedom of information laws reveal.


David Attenborough narrating Adele's 'Hello' video is way better than the original

He describes the "lesser-spotted Adele" in the style of his epic nature docos.

He describes the "lesser-spotted Adele" in the style of his epic nature docos.

Jennifer Lawrence says Katniss inspired pay gap comments

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21:  Actors Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence attend a screening of "Serena" hosted by Magnolia Pictures and The Cinema Society with Dior Beauty on March 21, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/FilmMagic)

Tara Oakes   Jennifer Lawrences says playing Katniss Everdeen in the "Hunger Games" inspired her to speak out against the gender pay gap in the film industry.

Coming clean

Rachel Dolezal has finally admitted she is white

But she is still peddling the same nonsense about self-identifying as black.

But she is still peddling the same nonsense about self-identifying as black.