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Chris O'Dowd Rocks Out in The Sapphires

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As the manager of a girl band looking, Dave Lovelace (Chris O'Dowd) teaches the four Aboriginal singers the distinction between country western and soul music: both are about loss, but in country western they just resign themselves to it and whine.

Movie Review: The Sapphires

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The darling of the Australian Academy Awards and a hit on the festival circuit, The Sapphires is that pure treat: an aggressively entertaining movie about the struggle, uplift, romance and joy of music.

The Sapphires Interviews: Wayne Blair and Shari Sebbens

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

During a magical afternoon, while sitting on a terrace in Madinat Jumeirah with birds chirping all around us, I caught up with The Sapphires handsomely understated director Wayne Blair and beautifully smart actress Shari Sebbens, who plays Kay.