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IS NEW FLICK INTERSELLAR OUT OF THIS WORLD…

December 8, 2014

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Or just another Hollywood boy’s club for male stars to shine? OK, punny jokes aside, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty details about Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster. I felt Interstellar must be commended for its ambitious storyline. Set in the future, when our world is covered in dust and nearly uninhabitable as it teeters on […]

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MOVIE REVIEW – FROZEN

April 15, 2014

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Whether you’re a little bit frozen in time like me and Disney movies still melt your heart as much as when you were seven, or you’re just in need of a feel-good, surprisingly hilarious movie (prepare for Olaf the snowman), then it’s time to see Frozen. Immediately you know it’s another Disney classic, like The […]

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HUNGER FOR CHANGE

February 14, 2014

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WHAT’S ON THE OUTSIDE SURMOUNTS WHAT COUNTS You’ve all heard the cliché: “It’s what’s on the inside of a person that counts.” Yet somehow, in our world of supposed modernity, this message is getting shoved to the dusty back corner of our brains (kind of near where you stored your mother’s warning to “clean your […]

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UNWRAP THE GAP YEAR

October 28, 2013

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It’s a concept that’s been around for ages. But it’s still a difficult choice to make for many school leavers. The gap year, or the teen sabbatical as it’s known as in Europe, is an alluring period of time in a young person’s life when high school days are once and for all a thing […]

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THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT THE VOTE

August 8, 2013

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On Saturday 7 September the time will have come for me to vote in a Federal Election for the first time. Ever. Pretty exciting. Yet the idea of coming forward to help with the decision of who will run our country is a little bit of a confronting concept for me, mainly because I don’t […]

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CAPTURING DAD

July 24, 2013

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Everyone’s heard of the Melbourne International Film Festival. It’s a wondrous part of the cultural diversity of which we Melbournians should be so proud. We get to indulge in talent from across the globe, transported to us via the big screen – I mean, who doesn’t love a good movie, right? Yet a name that […]

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THE PROBLEM OF CHILD LABOUR

January 3, 2013

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Consider for a moment the way most of us in our society are lucky enough to be sitting in a warm, safe, clean office or classroom each day, surrounded by all the material things we take for granted. Then consider the 200 million children around the globe who have barely enough money for survival, that […]

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