“I guess my 40 years of experience was like a long rehearsal for this movie,” says actor and action hero Michelle Yeoh of her role in box-office romp Everything Everywhere All at Once, a role that has her tipped to take home this year’s Best Actress Oscar. In this, our annual International Women’s Day edition, we celebrate Yeoh’s searing career.
More highlights in this edition:
- RocKwiz host Julia Zemiro looks back at the movies and music that inspired her as a teen, and reveals the secret to becoming a great interviewer, in her jubilant Letter to My Younger Self.
- Rock’n’roll history is often skewed through legends of frontmen and boy geniuses. Music journalist Jessica Hopper tells us about her new documentary Women Who Rock, which marks a key change.
- She shoots, she scores! Melbourne photographer Abigail Varney documents her basketball team, the Dirty Bloomers, on and off the court in The Big Picture.
- Why are women over 55 the fastest-growing group of people to experience homelessness? We explore some of the unique hurdles toward housing security faced by older women.
- Following heartbreak and chaos, singer Angel Olsen returns to her country roots on Big Time – just in time for her Australian tour.
- Canberra-based author Zoya Patel talks family, culture and the power of changing your point of view, for her novel Once a Stranger.
- Once more, with feeling! Haylee Hackenberg pens a love letter to pianos – including her dinky little keyboard that started it all.
- Plus, Parliament on King’s chef Asama Khan shares her recipe for Monti Thoke Noodles!