This guide links to just some of the many TV shows, movies, ebooks, magazines and newspapers that ACU students & staff can access online...reading and viewing for when you need some down-time from study!
Set in the ratings-obsessed world of television news, Frontline offers a satirical look behind the scenes of a contemporary current affairs program at the egos, the dubious practices, and the hypocrisy of a medium that purports to objectively present public affairs.
Join six Australians who are brought to life through a blend of personal testimony, drama, expert analysis, location filming and archive as they face conflict on the battle-front and the home-front during the First World War.
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. A heartbreaking classic Australian drama written by David Williamson, directed by Peter Weir and starring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee.
Celebrating over 20 years in print, Inside Sport is Australia's most highly awarded sporting publication, including the recipient of the prestigious Walkley Award for sport journalism. But that's not why sports fans love it. Inside Sport consistently tackles modern sporting issues and publishes awe-inspiring sports photography, every month.
Be inspired by the world’s most beautiful yet practical food magazine – donna hay magazine. All about empowering the home cook, the magazine takes a simple and modern approach to cooking and entertaining year round. Beautiful and practical, every issue is filled with seasonal recipes, cooking tips, weeknight dinner solutions and innovative food and styling ideas to make sure everything looks as good as it tastes.
Australia's number one home design and decorating magazine, filled each month with gorgeous houses and gardens to delight in, homewares to covet and food to savour. Plus, you'll find loads of travel ideas, health and beauty news, expert advice and much, much more.
Amateur Photographer is the world's oldest weekly magazine for photography enthusiasts. With its unique weekly format, it is the first for news and events, plus features on techniques, equipment tests and darkroom advice. It appeals to those interested in buying and learning about digital and film photographic equipment, wanting advice on improving their technique, and learning about the greats in photography.
World-wide Newspapers in original format, including pictures and ads, for the last two months only. Includes The Australian, The Age, the Courier Mail (Brisbane) the Daily Telegraph (Sydney), Herald Sun (Melbourne), Australian Jewish News and newspapers from China, India, Japan, Nepal and the United States.
HBO's hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin's internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS: DREAMS AND DUST is the FIRST part of the fifth volume in the series.
In Gatefather, the third installment in the Mithermages series, New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card continues his fantastic tale of the Mages of Westil who live in exile on Earth. Danny North is the first Gate Mage to be born on Earth in nearly 2000 years, or at least the first to survive to claim his power.
Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture. This movie tie-in audiobook includes an introduction read by director Ava DuVernay, a foreword read by the author, and an afterword read by Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis.
Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.
After a year missing in action, Bond is back... brainwashed by the KGB and on a mission to assassinate M. To prove his worth to the Service, he must hunt down and eliminate his fiercest opponent yet: “Pistols” Scaramanga – The Man With The Golden Gun. Ian Fleming’s final 007 novel is a fitting tribute to a unique British hero.
Chronicling his story and that of his wife and muse, prima ballerina Ghislaine Thesmar, A Life for Ballet pulls together rarely seen archival footage, personal testimonies and peak performances celebrating the lives of these revered artists and many of their famed contemporaries. Rudolf Nureyev, Agnes Letestu, Michael Denard, Evgenia Obraztsova and Svetlana Zakharova all feature. It's a personal journey, full of rich observations and delightful anecdotes and yet foremost a lovely valentine to ballet and two of its greatest most passionate and dedicated advocates.
French opera director Jean-Francois Sivadier and soprano Natalie Dessay work side by side to craft Verdi's heroine, Violetta. Other collaborators include the London Symphony Orchestra musicians, Estonian Philharmonic Choir singers, performers, lighting technicians and set designers. A unique opportunity to see the inner workings of true artists and be part of a beautifully paced symphony of creative minds.
Uncover the riches of the six pieces of Opus 118, highlighting the compositional ingenuity of the wistfully beautiful Intermezzo in A, the radiant Romance in F, and the masterful final Intermezzo, a movement portraying "utmost grief and passion."