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KONG: SKULL ISLAND

May 23, 2017

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Since the captivating original hit cinemas in 1933, the tale of a giant ape wreaking havoc in New York City and climbing the Empire State Building with a pretty woman captured in hand has become well known and is back once more. Kong: Skull Island, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, glittering with an all star cast, […]

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HUMOUR CAN’T DO IT ALL

May 22, 2017

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The night I went to Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’ it was sold out. As a first time comedy festival goer, all I hoped for was a funny show to break up the routine of uni, work and internship. Though I did get this, Gadsby’s show delivered something unexpected. Rather than just tackling difficult subjects with humour, […]

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TRUTH 4 YOUTH ATTENDS FIRST EVER VICTORIAN YOUTH SUMMIT

April 19, 2017

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As part of the Truth 4 Youth team, I was very excited to attend the first ever Victorian Youth Summit, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday March 31st. We entered a room lined with floor-to-ceiling windows, with an expansive view overlooking the lush green oval that is Melbourne’s pride and joy. Around 400 young people were gathered and ready to share with the Victorian State government their views […]

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THE BEAUTY OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

April 11, 2017

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With spell-binding enchantments and a heartwarming story, Beauty and the Beast truly is a tale as old as time. In 2014, it was announced that the 1991 Disney classic Beauty and the Beast would be remade as a live action movie starring Emma Watson as Belle. As a big fan of the original movie, I […]

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST REVIEW

April 5, 2017

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Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a young, well-read French maiden who manages to thaw the heart of a selfish Prince. The Classic ‘Tale as Old as Time’ Song For all the new songs that infuse unnecessary cheesiness in the narrative, this song redeems the flashy, confused aural soundscape of the film. The […]

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BANYULE 100 – HANNAH GANDY

February 27, 2017

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When I meet 18 year old Hannah Gandy, I am immediately greeted by her friendly and confident nature. As I soon discover, she also happens to be a very remarkable person. Despite the challenges of her past, Hannah has achieved many incredible things. “Coming from a single-parent, low socio-economic status family of three children, my mum had to work […]

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GOING CRUELTY-FREE

February 27, 2017

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You too can help save the planet, one lentil burger at a time. I’ve been a vegetarian from the day I popped into the world. My mother was vegetarian and so naturally informed all of her kids about where meat comes from when we asked her. She first checked with a dietician at the Royal […]

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ACCIO FEMINISM

February 27, 2017

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Some amazing displays and feats of equality for all genders from the characters we love and even those we love to hate Warning: Contains Book and Movie Spoilers 1. Strong women in combat! Nothing is as badass as our dear Professor McGonagall taking on Death Eaters in her own right! As the infamous Battle of […]

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