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Beloved South Australian entertainer and disability advocate Quentin Kenihan dies, aged 43

QUENTIN Kenihan’s childhood courage captured the hearts of a nation, which is now mourning the sudden loss of the respected disability advocate and beloved SA entertainer, actor and writer.

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Robocop: Abbie Cornish on being Mrs Robo

It took a role in RoboCop for Abbie Cornish to finally gain her brother’s respect.

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Will Netflix come to Australia?

Netflix could shake up the Australian video streaming market if it ever chooses to enter, analysts told Computerworld Australia.

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Foxtel gives flight to Angry Birds

The cable channel FOX8 has signed on as the Australian broadcaster of the television adaptation of the mega-hit game Angry Birds.

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The Hobbit was hobbled by tran-Tasman threats

A series of emails between The Hobbit’s film company and the New Zealand government reveal Australia had been mentioned during simmering union tensions in the lead-up to filming.

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From Soho to SoMo for special effects studios

South Melbourne is turning into Australia’s own Hollywood as US special effects wizards Luma Pictures opens its first overseas studio in the suburb.

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Storm of change: coming soon to TV

The great battle with the internet is on as TV networks struggle to hold on to viewers.

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Music ban strikes a bum note for St Kilda traders

Traders in Acland Street say they fear a council ruling banning amplified music outdoors will erode the character of one of Melbourne’s famous tourist strips.

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TV no-show for networks that are too slow

While TV executives watched with interest the final spin of the barrel in the game of Russian Roulette between Nine Entertainment’s secured creditors, its management and Goldman Sachs over the future of the network, they also pored over the ratings of the six-time Emmy award winner Homeland, which screened on Ten Network last night.

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Hoyts to diversify into online streaming

Hoyts will soon have three platforms for its movies, launching its own streaming service in early 2013 with Hoyts Stream.

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