Opera Australia’s Phantom of the Opera open theater hit by rain

It was billed as an all-weather performance but Sydney’s heavy rain saw the cast get lashed while belting out songs from the iconic musical. Intense rain wreaked havoc on a production of The Phantom of the Opera set to the backdrop of Sydney’s iconic Opera House and dazzling city skyline. Musical lovers paid as much … Read more

RIP Douglas Trumbull, visual effects pioneer behind 2001

Douglas Trumbullphoto: Stephen Shugerman (Getty Images) Douglas Trumbull, the visual effect pioneer behind some of the most groundbreaking work in motion picture history, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, bladerunnerand Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, has died from complications with mesothelioma. His daughter of him, Amy, confirmed his death of him on facebook earlier today, … Read more