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  • Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student

    Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student
    A rural Oklahoma shooting has drawn widespread attention in Australia after a visiting student was randomly shot and killed by "bored" teenagers looking for a target, police said. Chris Lane, 22, a baseball player on scholarship with East Central...
  • Christopher Koch dies at 81; 'Year of Living Dangerously' novelist

    Christopher Koch, one of Australia's most acclaimed novelists, whose 1978 thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" illuminated the political and cultural turmoil in Indonesia after World War II, died of cancer Monday in Hobart, Australia. He was 81....
  • Big Names Hog Asian Project Market Awards

    BUSAN - Prizes at the Busan festival's Asian Project Market were largely kept close to Korean home turf. Announced on Thursday evening, the top prize, The Busan Award, went to "Jin Roh: The Wolf Brigade" by top local director Kim Jee-woon (pictured). Kim...
  • Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader

    Gaffe-prone conservative Tony Abbott likely next Australian leader
    The conservative politician widely expected to emerge as Australia's  prime minister after Saturday's parliamentary elections has mused publicly that it may not be "a bad thing" that men have more power than women. Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has...
  • U.K. Theater Companies Get on Board with Cinemacasts

    Can't make it over to London to check out notable stage shows there? Don't fret: You can probably catch them in a movie theater near you. With the launch of a new West End Theater Series of cinemacasts, kicking off next month with "Merrily We Roll Along,...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'For Those Who Can Tell No Tales'

    Confronting years of denial, Bosnian helmer Jasmila Zbanic's brave drama "For Those Who Can Tell No Tales" commemorates the more than 3,000 Bosniaks murdered during ethnic cleansing in the Visegrad area in the 1990s, especially the women tortured in...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Edward Burtynsky

     
    Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National...
  • Toronto Buyers Flock To TrustNordisk's "We Are The Best!"

    After bowing at Venice and playing at Toronto to rave reviews, Lukas Moodysson's "We Are The Best!" has lured a flurry of buyers. Repped by Scandi powerhouse TrustNordisk, "Best" has sold to Australia (NewVision Films), Italy (Bim Distribuzione) and...
  • Australia to Submit 'The Rocket' for Foreign-Language Oscar

    TORONTO -- Australia has selected "The Rocket" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. The film is an Australia-Laos co-production in the Lao language, directed by Australia's Kim Mordaunt and produced by Sylvia Wilcznski. It tells...
  • Rapper The Game donates to slain Moreno Valley girl's funeral

    Saying the "very sad" story of a 6-year-old girl shot and killed in Moreno Valley "hit me in a place nothing ever has," Compton rapper The Game has pledged $10,000 to Tiana Ricks' family for her funeral, his representative confirmed to The Times. The...
  • Wine PressAustralia, a rising star in the New World of wine

    Although I have never been to Australia, the country’s wines and culture have fascinated me for some time. Recently I moderated a Australian wine dinner at the Town Point Club in Norfolk. In preparation for the evening, I did a lot of reading...