Category Archives: Travel

NBL Finals wrap

The best-of-five NBL (National Basketball League) Finals series between the Perth Wildcats and the Sydney Kings commenced on Sunday, 8 March. Since the latter had home-court advantage, being the minor premiers, they hosted Game 1. With eleven thousand supporters at … Continue reading

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Which Slam Dunk character are you?

When I was in school, anime was a big thing. Although there were a few favourites, none was bigger than Slam Dunk (SD). The basketball comedy was a massive hit among the teeners, which the show’s high school setting greatly … Continue reading

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Late-season picks

Choosing the right book is galleons. This has never been truer than in my latest catalogue. Since my last list, I have summited a further three reads. However, there is more to the tally than what meets the eye. In … Continue reading

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Dark (2017-) reviewed

Dark is a German-language series that has garnered rave reviews over the course of its two-season run. While initially appearing as a small-town drama, the show heavily incorporates elements of time travel. Relationship struggles, power discords, crime, school, ageing, and … Continue reading

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Bad Boys 3 reviewed

Just this past week, my friend and I sauntered to the cinemas. My pal had made it clear a while ago that he wanted to see Bad Boys. The third instalment in the action-comedy franchise sees maestro Jerry Bruckheimer returning … Continue reading

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Parasite (2019) reviewed

Yesterday, I finally got to see one of the best films of 2019. Parasite has been consistently named in most critics’ best of the year lists, becoming the first Korean production to win the Palme D’or at Cannes. The black … Continue reading

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Bowling for Columbine (2002) reviewed

In 2002, the release of Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine heralded the filmmaker’s entry into the pantheon of helming greats. The doco, produced on a shoestring budget, not only grossed 58 million dollars at the box office, but won a … Continue reading

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Australia Day 2020

Today, the twenty-sixth of January, marks the national celebration of Australia Day. The date has traditionally been a hot one, as it occurs in the middle of summer. The twenty-sixth is a designated public holiday in all states and territories … Continue reading

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City of God (2002) reviewed

I watched a few films over the holidays, with City of God probably being the best of them. Nominated for four Oscars in 2004, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, the picture presents a raw and gritty portrayal of … Continue reading

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Post 1.2020

This marks my first post in the new decade. Previously, I managed to create one hundred and eighty-four posts, most of them in the last three years and change. It’s a brand-new year and with that comes new goals, new … Continue reading

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