Sequel City

Words by Ella McEwan
Art by Marissa Hor

When I was little, I used to watch Disney Princess movies like a madwoman. VHS tapes had no chance of survival against little me grabbing them with popcorn covered fingers and jamming them into the VCR until they wore out. I was enthralled by the magic of the castles, the action and the romance. It’s safe to say, these movies hold a special place in my heart, as they do for so many. 

Sequel City

Melbourne’s Best Date Spots

Words by Nikeetha Gamage
Art by Hayley Sinnatt

Coffee at the same old café, movies at the same old cinema or dinner at the same old restaurant. It’s easy to be unimaginative when it comes to deciding where to go on a date. Why not do something different for that guy you matched with on Tinder, that cutie you’ve been crushing on for what feels like forever or your long-term lover? I have compiled a list of the best date spots, ideas and activities in Melbourne to spice up your next date!


Melbourne’s Best Date Spots

Don’t Look Now

Words by Tess Astle
Art by Min Wong

I always trusted my father. Until the day he told me the movie Love and Other Drugs was just a dark yet beautiful drama involving a pharmaceutical rep and a Parkinson’s patient. He was wrong. Picture this, 14 year old me stuck between both parents as I watched a good 20 minutes of Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal fully naked, fully having sex. Unlike my father’s lil blurb, this film was an erotic romantic drama riddled with heavily graphic scenes. It was a long two hours.

Don’t Look Now