Film, Uncategorized

Unconventionally Authentic; Adult World is a Personal Favourite.

No Comments 17 April 2015

Whenever I’m on Tumblr and I see a still from a movie I don’t recognise, I immediately search for the trailer. More often than not I’m disappointed, and I can guess from the trailer that the still was something small and appealing extracted from a ‘bigger picture’ that is average at best (maybe it’s pretentious […]

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Music, Opinion, Uncategorized

A new Taylor Swift?

No Comments 12 December 2014

Taylor Swift once said “If you are lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change.” However, the terms change and Taylor Swift are quite controversial at the moment due to the singer songwriter’s recent transformation. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989, Swift was singing before she could walk. Beginning to craft songs at […]

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Music, Opinion, Special Events, Uncategorized

Kwave Festival 2014: Battle of the Fans Edition

No Comments 01 December 2014

Brought to Korean culture lovers by SQ Entertainment, the Kwave Festival took place at Fed Square. It started at 12pm and boasted 8 hours of non stop kpop, with plenty of giveaways, dance battles, food stalls and performances.  The event kicked off with an opening speech from the City of Melbourne and from that, performances, battle of […]

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Fashion, Opinion, Uncategorized

Outfitted With Judgement

1 Comment 26 November 2014

Unfortunately, it seems that as humans we are naturally predisposed to be judgmental. No matter how much we may try to avoid this tendency, no matter how open minded we think we are – we still end up judging other people (and often ourselves as well). The point is that it’s not something we can […]

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Film, Opinion, Uncategorized

A Film That Was Way Way Too Underappreciated

No Comments 23 November 2014

The Way Way Back tells the story of one remarkable summer through the eyes of an awkward and insecure 14 year old boy named Duncan. Co-written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (both of whom play supporting roles in the film), this movie incorporates seamless cinematic techniques with screenplay that is equal parts […]

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Opinion, Uncategorized

Our Misguided and Problematic Concepts of Gender

2 Comments 23 September 2014

Gender stereotypes surround us from the minute we’re born. From the most basic ‘pink for girls and blue for boys’, to the (extremely dated) assumption that the husband will most likely be the main money-earner of the family. There are so many of these stereotypes woven into the fabric of our society that we hardly […]

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Exhibitions, Opinion, Uncategorized

Art for Modern Teens

No Comments 23 September 2014

Many schools do some kind of discovery or enrichment program with at least one of their year levels, with the year level of choice being year 9. On one of these such programs, I was able to read one of the comments of one of my friends who attended the program with me. We had […]

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Books & Words, Uncategorized

Series Review – Tales of the Otori

No Comments 02 September 2014

If you’re one of the millions that idolise the Divergent series by Veronica Roth, or a faithful follower of The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Colins, which opened our eyes to a new world of tasteful Dystopian storytelling, or simply an avid book-o-phile whose nose is intent on snooping everyone’s favourite fives, then bingo, this […]

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Film, Opinion, Television, Uncategorized

The Disney Empire

1 Comment 02 September 2014

During the National Board of Review dinner in January, Meryl Streep stated that Disney was a ‘gender bigot’ and a racist. This has caused controversy and has many people divided. The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest corporations in the world and a leading producer of animation films. It has created over 1000 […]

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Books & Words, Opinion, Uncategorized

Potter Site Could Be More

No Comments 10 December 2011

The release of the final Harry Potter movie earlier this year marked an end point for many fans. There were no longer any books to be published and there were no more films to anticipate; it seemed like the end of an era. A majority of fans felt melancholy to say the least, while those […]

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