FILM REVIEW-I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

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Screenshot of the trailer

Originally posted on the 26th September 2017 on StarCentralMagazine.com 

Compelling would be an understatement when it comes to describing “I Am Not Your Negro,” directed by Raoul Peck. Based on the unfinished manuscript, “Remember This House,” by James Baldwin, this incredibly thoughtful film essay which interweaves a mosaic of historical archives and modern day footage. With the soothing narration by Samuel L. Jackson, it tackles a galvanising subject matter of racism between the blacks and white people. Continue reading “FILM REVIEW-I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO”

Film Review- Blades of the Immortal

 

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Originally posted on September 12th, 2017 on StarCentralMagzine.com 

The thing about Asian period movies is that you probably expect a typical “I will avenge you” trope, which probably makes up fifty percent of the genre. Although “Blades of the Immortal” is not your average “I will avenge you” movie, rather it shifts the focus on the moral grey-areas of revenge and its repercussions and the cursed immortality. Directed by Takashi Miike, this film is said to be his hundredth, based on the manga of the same title, by Hiroaki Samura. It is a perfect choice for Miike to adapt the manga series, as it has more than its fair share of idiosyncratic characters, well-choreographed sword fighting scenes and bizarre weapons.  Continue reading “Film Review- Blades of the Immortal”

Welcome Dinner Cruise Miss Multiverse AU ’17

 

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Final Contestants for Miss Multiverse (Courtesy of Mish Mash Photography)

Originally posted on  August 30th, 2017 on Star Central Magzine.com

Despite being cursed by the wrath of Sydney’s unpredictable weather, the Matilda, against all odds sailed the rippling tides of the Darling Harbour. Within it, an exciting event was waiting to transpire on the evening of 27th August 2017. It was the Welcome Dinner Cruise for Miss Multiverse Australia 2017, in celebration of the Top Ten Finalists that made it in the contest.

Miss Multiverse Australia is a new reality television show, which follows novice models through their trials and tribulations within Australian modelling scene. The format of this reality show proved to have a magnitude of success in America and South America over the last few years. Although it may look like Australian’s Next Top Model on the surface, the point of difference is that they are looking for Australian’s most multifaceted model. The contestants are not just pretty faces, but they need to prove they have an array of talent. Continue reading “Welcome Dinner Cruise Miss Multiverse AU ’17”

Pacific Women’s Professional and Business Network Inc.

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Originally published on 25th August 2017 on Star Central Magazine website

There was a magnetic sense of oceanic pride radiating all around Ku-ring-gai Town Hall last Saturday, 19th August and there was a big reason why – because it was the official launch of the Pacific Women’s Professional and Business Network. The network in all its entirety is a great source of enlightenment for all the young, Pacific women who are aspiring to do something great within their communities and beyond. Continue reading “Pacific Women’s Professional and Business Network Inc.”

The Launch Of Verace Pizzeria’s Pizza Festival

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Originally published on July 17th, 2017 at Star Central Magazine 

If you are seeking for the best pizza restaurant in Australia, then Verace Pizzeria is the place to be because it’s definitely one of the best pizza places both locally and on the world stage.

Located in 7 Khartoum Road, Macquarie Park, it’s the home to the best pizza chefs in the world and StarCentral magazine was fortunate enough to be invited to try the world-class Verace Pizza on the 5th July – and who are we to say no? The celebration was to honour Verace being named Australia’s best pizza restaurant at the 2017 World Pizza Championships in Italy as well as witness the first ever pizza burger. Continue reading “The Launch Of Verace Pizzeria’s Pizza Festival”