Lost 1956 Kubrick screenplay found

A script co-written by Stanley Kubrick has been found by a British film academic who was researching the legendary director’s last movie, “Eyes Wide Shut.” The screenplay, “Burning Secret,” is an adaptation of a 1913 novella by Austrian novelist and playwright Stefan Zweig. It was written by Kubrick and author …

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Samira keeps plates spinning after MasterChef elimination

An elimination close to the MasterChef Australia finale has not dashed Samira Damirova’s dreams. Work is piling up so fast the Azerbaijan-born, Margaret River-based food blogger and mother-of-two can barely keep up. “I have so many plans, there’s so much going on right now,” Damirova said after her ousting last …

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CEO paypackets hit record high

The paypackets of CEOs at Australia’s 100 biggest companies have swollen to their fattest since before the global financial crisis, a new study shows. After years of relative restraint, CEOs have enjoyed a surge in bonus payments that boosted their average reported pay to $5.5 million in 2017 – levels …

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Unions meet in Brisbane for ACTU Congress

More than 1000 unionists have descended on Brisbane for the Australian Council of Trade Unions Congress where the peak body’s new president will be elected. Long-time Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union boss Michele O’Neil is the favourite to become the next ACTU president on Tuesday when the two-day meeting officially …

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Cottesloe could be WA’s first plastic-free zone

The Town of Cottesloe could become free from single-use plastic under a plan put forward by two councillors. Cottesloe council will consider a proposal to ban everything from plastic bottles, cutlery and takeaway containers to plastic coffee cups and lolly wrappers from all town events. If approved the ban could …

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