2016 Tharunka - Sub Editor

Review: In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)

By Natalie Sekulovska Holcomb, population 270, was a relatively quiet farming town in Finney County, Kansas, in 1959. Truman Capote himself acknowledged the fact that few Americans – in fact, few Kansans – had ever heard of Holcomb, until November of that year. And even if they had, they labelled …

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Review: Revenant

By Cassie Bell For a movie that runs for an agonising 2 hours and 36 minutes, the story of The Revenant is remarkably dull: Mountain man is left for dead by his squad. Mountain man swears to get his vengeance. So mountain man walks…and walks…and walks some more…to hunt down …

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Review: Spectre

By Michael Fung Daniel Craig’s latest adventure as the illustrious, mysterious and charming 007 was not his finest hour. If you haven’t watched it yet, it’s a two-hour action-packed movie with a lost plot, poor characterisation and misuse of the amazing Christopher Waltz, Léa Seydoux, and Andrew Scott. What seemed …

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Review: Black Star (David Bowie)

By Liliana Occhiuto   The Man who Sold The World, The Thin White Duke and Ziggy Stardust were some of the gifts that this artistic genius has given us. However, the greatest gift he gave us was his parting one – himself. In the advent of Bowie’s last few efforts, …

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Review: Grimes @ Laneway

By Eric Qian Claire Boucher is a creator of experiences. She’s stated before that Grimes isn’t just a musical project, but a visual one too: “It’s just easier to make music more popular”. This is apparent in her self-directed and acted music videos, and manga-style art accompanying each song in …

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