Author: John Moore

Warner Bros. World Opens As the World’s Largest Indoor Theme Park

August 11, 2019

The United Arab Emirates has become a destination for theme park junkies across the globe, and now coasterheads have a new reason to plan a trip. Warner Bros. World opened its doors in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, becoming the largest indoor theme park in the world at 1.65 million square feet. The park cost $1 […]

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Kelly has performed with rising rock star Alex Lahey before and has booked her for his tour. Picture: Supplied / Jess Gleeson

Paul Kelly on his Making Gravy tour: don’t mention the tomato sauce

July 31, 2019

YOU’VE sung the song, made the sauce, bought the tea towel and now you can celebrate our most unlikely Christmas anthem at the Making Gravy mini-festival. For more than two decades now, Paul Kelly’s legion of fans have embraced his 1996 song How To Make Gravy as part of their Christmas traditions. Heartstrings are tugged […]

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Ajay Calpakam from Harvey Norman said new content would have consumers thinking about 4K television more seriously.

Streaming is getting a facelift

July 23, 2019

IT’S TOUTED as the next evolution of television, and promises to deliver millions more pixels than its predecessor, unprecedented colour depth and contrast, higher refresh rates, and images so sharp you can inspect individual blades of grass or count a protagonist’s beard hairs. Yet despite its promise, 4K television has traditionally been tricky to secure […]

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The Spice Girls performed during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Spice Girls fired up by Jess Glynne’s fee to be their support act

July 15, 2019

  If there’s an upside to Victoria Beckham snubbing the Spice Girls tour, it’s the remaining foursome will each pocket a bigger share of the takings. The Sun has revealed Mel B, Geri Horner, Emma Bunton and Mel C are raging after claiming they never gave their consent to bring support act Jess Glynne on […]

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Spa stay review: Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa

Spa stay review: Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa

July 1, 2019

Deputy features editor Larissa Chapman visited the Feversham Arms Hotel and tried the Power Breakfast Facial, a quick, revitalising treatment that brightens your skin, and enjoyed the fresh, flavoursome food and spacious accommodation This spa was a first for me as it had an outdoor swimming pool. Braving the cold to go for a dip in the UK in the […]

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Black Friday 2018 Target deals: $200 PS4 and Xbox bundles, $150 Fitbit Versa and more

June 25, 2019

Target was one of the first stores to reveal its Black Friday 2018 deals — but now it has plenty of competition. The retailer’s doors open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 22 and close that night at 1 a.m. Then it will reopen on Black Friday proper, Nov. 23, at 7 a.m. Prices […]

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All Saints: ‘We’re like family.’

All Saints: Inside their bitter split and unlikely comeback

June 18, 2019

THEY were one of the biggest pop groups of the late ’90s, offering an uber-cool alternative to the cartoonish Spice Girls as they clocked up an unassailable run of hit singles: I Know Where It’s At, Never Ever, Pure Shores, Black Coffee. But just as quickly as they rose to the top, All Saints imploded, […]

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Charlie Cox stars in Daredevil on Netflix. Picture: Supplied

Netflix cancels Daredevil in tiff with Disney

June 11, 2019

Another Marvel show has been axed by Netflix, the third in less than two months. Daredevil will not return for a fourth season, the streaming giant confirmed. The cancellation comes on the heels of Iron Fist and Luke Cage, which were both canned in October. Two remaining Marvel series on the Netflix, Jessica Jones and […]

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Samsung Smart TV and iTunes have a partnership lined up for 2019. Picture: Supplied

New movie app available in 2019

May 15, 2019

Samsung has unveiled changes to its industry-leading Micro LED technology The Wall, which will allow unprecedented picture quality and let users change the screen size to suit their needs. At last year’s CES, Samsung introduced Micro LED by unveiling The Wall, a floor-to-ceiling display that uses Samsung’s Micro LED display tiles, with dozens of small […]

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Cricketer Mitch Marsh shows off one of the many celebrations available in-game after a successful bat.

Aussie company puts you on the pitch in the Big Bash Boom

May 7, 2019

Summer is sportsball season, or so I am reliably informed, and perhaps the most iconic of Australian summer sports is cricket. Traditionally cricket is a very civilised game — I mean, it has literal tea breaks built into it. But we live busy lives and there has been increasing popularity in Twenty20 cricket, with its […]

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