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The Smiths : Not Like Any Other Love {Complete Film} HQ – YouTube

May 17, 2013


The Smiths : Not Like Any Other Love {Complete Film} HQ. BBC Synopsis; In this half-hour Culture Show special, fellow Mancunian and lifelong fan Tim Samuels sets out to find out why The Smiths have such a special place in the hearts of a generation.The Smiths were only around for five years in the mid-eighties, […]

The ‘plastic’ princess?

February 27, 2013


Learning English – 6 Minute English – The ‘plastic’ princess?. Quotes from a speech in which the Duchess of Cambridge was compared to a “shop window mannequin” with a “plastic smile” caused controversy in the UK this week. But a closer analysis of British novelist Hilary Mantel’s speech reveals a more sympathetic picture. Finn and […]

LL Cool J and Chuck D plus tribute to MCA

February 12, 2013


Still up with the best after all these years and a great little tribute to MCA with no sleep til Brooklyn at 3 m 29 s.

‘What a lovely, funny girl. It’s a tragedy’

June 26, 2012


Amy Winehouse, by her father Mitch | Music | The Guardian. In the year since Amy Winehouse died, her father has thrown himself into work in honour of her memory and written a harrowing book about his beloved daughter  

Cheryl Tweedy – We Just Love your Geordie Accent

June 7, 2012


BBC News – Cheryl: ‘I’m happy if people think I’m miming’. Some listening practice for my clients.  Just click on the video and listen to the interview! I obviously didn’t put this here for the music but she is from my barrio! 😉

‘Derek’ is Gervais’s Most Important Work to Date

June 5, 2012

0 : Blog : Reviews:. Anybody who’s suggested that Ricky Gervais’Derek is about a person with mental challenges is a fucking headcase. Some viewers have slammed the writer-director’s new short film, saying that it exploits people with learning disabilities. Pure and utter bullshit. Case closed. No, we’re not arguing about this.

The Dictator – review | Film | The Guardian

May 11, 2012


The Dictator – review | Film | The Guardian. Sacha Baron Cohen delivers an explosion of weapons-grade offensiveness