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Running until November 15th, the Cunard British Film Festival will bring the finest films from the British Isles to Brisbane’s Palace Cinemas for what promises to be its strongest line-up to date. From the opening night drama of ‘Breathe’, a stirring true story courtesy of director Andy Serkis (‘Lord of the Rings’, ‘War for the …

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A documentary based on the recent “Coming Back Out Ball” for LGBTI seniors is in production. The spectacular event was held at the Melbourne’s Town Hall earlier this month to honour and celebrate the elders as part of the state’s Seniors Festival. “The Coming Back Out Ball is inspired by research revealing that some LGBTI …

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By Kim Harrold With the introduction of new privacy legislation and increased publicity around cyber attacks recently, there has come a heightened awareness by businesses of the risk of privacy and cyber exposures. The numbers are alarming, with more than 20% of Australian businesses experiencing crime, and 40% of all attacks directed at small to …

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As varying subsets of the horror genre have forged ahead in 2017 as some of the year’s biggest successes (‘Split’, ‘Get Out’ and ‘It’ remain three of the most fruitful ventures), it only makes sense that the slasher genre attempt the resurgence it so desperately deserves. It simply isn’t enough however to let a film …

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Are you taking supplements to get bigger muscles and have more energy for workouts? If you have a trainer they have probably already suggested you take creatine and a variety of other products to help you bulk up, and may even have suggested testosterone. There are so many products available, and a lot of gyms …

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“Do androids dream of electric sheep?” It’s a question for the sci-fi ages, one that continually earns mileage in the genre as the concept of artificial beings having their own feelings is something often explored. One of the greatest examples of a film questioning this notion is arguably Ridley Scott’s 1982 neo-noir effort ‘Blade Runner’, …

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Married Couples benefits

By Hannah Robert, La Trobe University and Fiona Kelly, La Trobe University Opponents of marriage equality often say that married and de facto couples already have the same rights. To what extent is this true? And, in legal terms, how much do the differences matter? In an opinion piece last week, former prime minister Tony …

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Liz Callaway

A group of lucky Queensland musical theatre students will be mentored by acclaimed Broadway performer Liz Callaway before she takes to the stage in Brisbane for the very first time. Liz made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along” in 1981, and has since performed in shows like “Cats” and the original …

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