Hollywood Down Under ‘may swallow Australia’s local film industry’

Australia became Hollywood Down Under during the years of the pandemic, with  blockbuster film productions generating billions of dollars for the local economy. Big stars like George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Zac Efron, Chris Hemsworth and Colin Farrell have all made movies in Australia since 2021. And now there are fears the new Albanese government … Read more

Why Are Rappers Obsessed With Casamigos Now?

In the beginning, there was Hennessy. “The Genesis,” the first track on Nas’s 1994 debut studio album, Illmatic, packs in four mentions of the cognac brand. “Take this Hennessy,” Nas says. “Pass that henrock, pass that henrock,” says Nas’s younger brother, Jungle. “We drinkin’ this straight up with no chaser,” replies the rapper AZ. In … Read more