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20 Iconic British Kids’ Programs from the Early 2000’s

20 Iconic British Kids’ Programs from the Early 2000’s

Drewe McAllister, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Being born in 90's Britain, the early 2000s were fantastic for kids television. Whether it was before school or after school or on a weekend morning you were either a CBBC kid or a CITV kid and to be honest, both of them were amazing. Here are our top picks of kids' TV from that golden era. 1. Tracy...

Review: Angry Birds – just as bad as you might expect

Review: Angry Birds – just as bad as you might expect

Alex Warner, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

While it's possible to adapt video games into amazing films, The Angry Birds Movie is not among them. Although there are some okay moments, and some of the cast deliver a few good vocal performances, it is a film I would not recommend. The film is directed by first time directors Fergal Reilly and Clay...

Fury as arts funding slashed

Fury as arts funding slashed

Zeta Morgan, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

The Confederation of Australian State Theatre Companies (CAST) has written an open letter expressing serious concern over budget cuts made to the Australia Council for the Arts, fearing the long-term impacts on art in our country. The Australia Council will lose $105 million from its funding over...

HBO calls out pirates with warning letters

HBO calls out pirates with warning letters

Ryan Langley, Staff reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

HBO is attempting to curb piracy of its hit TV series, Game of Thrones, by calling individuals out on their illegal downloading via a warning letter. Season six of Game of Thrones (GoT) is currently underway and is the most pirated television series for the fourth year in a row. It is also the most wat...

‘Dream Come True’ for Sydney trio Rufus

James Williams, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Playing at the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in California is the ultimate achievement for a band and, for James Hunt from RÜFÜS, it was a "dream come true". ECU Daily caught up with him to discuss all things from the festival and from their latest album, Bloom. James, tell me about how amazing...

Review: Bad Neighbours 2 is not bad, just unnecessary

Review: Bad Neighbours 2 is not bad, just unnecessary

Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Bad Neighbours 2 brings back parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) who are set to sell their house, but it's in Escrow, meaning nothing can go wrong for 30 days or the deal is off. Just at that moment a sorority moves in, led by Chloe Grace Moretz and managed by Zac Efron’s fratboy characte...

A View from the Bridge worth watching

A View from the Bridge worth watching

Tim Meuzelaar, Staff reporter

May 4, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

With illegal immigration being a hot topic in Australia, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge could not be more relevant in Australia today than when conceived in 1956. A dark and gripping tale based on mistrust, jealousy and violence, it shows the effects love can have on a family. Lawrie Cullen-T...

Review – Captain America: Civil War, what a film

Review – Captain America: Civil War, what a film

Chris Spencer, Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo deliver an adventure that builds on the thrills and chills of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and make the best parts bigger and better in Captain America: Civil War. The established characters are welcome sights of course, but still find time to grow and learn...

12 things you have to know before using Tinder

12 things you have to know before using Tinder

Dana Alhuneidi, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Online dating has been around for a long time, with dating sites such as eHarmony and Match.com. But the app Tinder has taken the dating scene to a whole new level. So what’s all the fuss? If you’re single it's likely you have the app and are using it. Even if you’re in a happy relationship...

Review: The Jungle Book delivers more than the bare necessities

Review: The Jungle Book delivers more than the bare necessities

Tillara Casey, Staff reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The new Jungle Book film directed by Jon Favreau brings about nostalgia for all who watch it because Disney is the heart of most childhoods. If you are someone who whistles while they work and who believes in happy endings, you should definitely see this movie. The film was another instalment of Disney...

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