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New Year, same crippling anxiety about the world

Welcome to 2020! Australia is on fire and the Trump administration seems to have jump started World War III. And that’s just the western world, let’s not get into what’s happening in India. A week in, and it’s not looking good. The start of a new decade has arrived with a wash of anxiety. This […]

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Film

‘Darkest Hour’ perpetrates a dangerous blending of historical fact and fiction

Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour is another in a long line of historical films centred around World War II. What marks this film as different, however, is the amount of critical acclaim it has garnered, with Gary Oldman’s performance as Winston Churchill receiving both the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actor. Darkest Hour […]