Posts tagged "the sapphires"

DVD Cover For “The Sapphires” Puts Chris O’Dowd Front And Center, Aboriginal Women In The Background

"The Sapphires" is reportedly one of the very best films of the the year. It's won all kinds of awards! But the DVD cover is ... problematic. The flick stars Chris O'Dowd as the manager of a '60s girl group in Australia comprised of four Aboriginal women, including "Australian Idol" runner-up Jessica Mauboy. Based o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2013

Weekend Playlist: Girl Group Greatness

Happy Friday! We're stoked because the new movie "The Sapphires," based on the real life story of the first aboriginal girl group in Australia, is finally in theaters. Jessica is stoked because it stars her Number One Dude Crush Chris O'Dowd, but the rest of us are just excited for the music. In honor of…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 23, 2013