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With the representative season complete the eight matches to be played over Round 18 will pit a number of sides against one another with massive implications for the seemingly determined top eight finalists.

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Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels – Full Match Preview

Newcastle Knights v Parramatta Eels – McDonald Jones Stadium – Friday, July 13 – 7.55pm

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“Lean on Pete” movie review

“Andrew Haigh’s fourth feature Lean on Pete may appear to be familiar on the surface, but through visually captivating scenery and a star-making performance from Charlie Plummer the end result is an emotionally devastating tale among the best films of 2018.”

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“Disobedience” movie review

“Adapted from Naomi Alderman’s 2006 novel of the same name, the English language debut of Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio Disobedience… is a striking study in returning to a familiar environment as an outsider.”

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“Sicario: Day of the Soldado” movie review

“Sicario: Day of the Soldado may be the least of Taylor Sheridan’s run of hit screenplays, but while some grievances weigh down a sequel that has more ambition than most, there is still enough to admire about the film at its best.”

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An introduction to The Criterion Collection: ten films for cinema lovers

“With close to a thousand titles given The Criterion Collection seal of approval, here are ten films to begin a life-long appreciation of cinema.”

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“In Brown we trust” – ten defining moments from Nathan Brown’s Knights career

To coincide with the release of “Hard Yards: The story of the Newcastle Knights” by Robert Dillon, reminisce on the ten moments that have defined the tenure of current Knights coach Nathan Brown (so far).

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Art is how we make sense of the void” – a life affected by Gang Of Youths

Four years ago the events that inspired Magnolia took place. Out of a dark time in the life of David Le’aupepe, the music and philosophy of Gang of Youths has affected lives for the better. To coincide with June 3rd I wrote this.

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An introduction to Linoleum Knife

Ten reviews to convince you why you should be listening to Linoleum Knife – ‘a podcast of the cinema’.

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Robert Crosby is a Bachelor of Communication (Honours) graduate from the University of Newcastle. He was awarded the 2017 University Medal for his thesis Calling out Bullshit

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