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My favorite best picture Oscar winner: Titanic

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th June 2017

Continuing our series of Guardian writers all-time Academy picks, Kate Hutchinson makes her case for James Camerons blockbusting romance On the surface, Titanics redeeming qualities may seem as barely visible as a giant iceberg lurking in the north Atlantic sea. Crummy dialogue. Celine Dion warbling about hearts going on. Leonardo DiCaprios fringe curtains. The infuriating […]

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This Is Why You Should Date A Girl Who Eats

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th June 2017

Lets be honest. Theres nothing worse than scampering into the booth across from your girlfriend with a heaping illustration of fried chicken, three slice of meat lovers pizza, some curly fries, mashed potatoes( because theres no such thing as too many potatoes ), a scoop of corn( you made a solid struggle at being healthyfor […]

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Archaeologists scan Reading garden for bones of King Henry I

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th June 2017

Researchers look for tomb of William the Conquerors fourth son, whose remains are believed to have been buried in neighbourhood abbey The firstly encouraging bleeps have been heard in Fr John OSheas back plot in Reading, as a radar crew embarks the search for underground structures that could discover the mausoleum of another lost emperor: […]

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Look who’s haunt: the new spawn of creepy-crawly male cinema causes

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th June 2017

Passengers has been sold as a love story, but for the sake of drastic strain films like it are often guilty of normalizing abuse Ive long preserved business practices on long-haul flights of refusing to chit-chat with the people standing right next to me. Headphones on, look set in a frown: such is my suspicion […]

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Tegan and Sara:’ We couldn’t tell each other we disliked being on stage’

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th June 2017

Tegan and Saras relationship might be stormy but their music attested cathartic for numerous after the Orlando shootings. They explain why moving into dad please open new worlds The day after the Orlando nightclub pogrom, Tegan Rain Quin was strolling with her girlfriend through downtown LA when an unusual affection came over her. We were […]

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12 Men Explain What They Consider As An’ Annoying White Girl'( And Why They Don’t Miss To Date Them)

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th June 2017

1. A Life Without Problems The harassing grey girlfriend is middle to upper class who has no clearly definable fight or difficulties in “peoples lives”. This can lead to them encountering the tiniest problems and soul righteously speaking about them as if other parties are the problem. Or realizing little problem to be much more […]

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Kristen Stewart on Twilight fame:’ I didn’t have a fully-lived life’

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th June 2017

The star of two films at Cannes has examined living in the media spotlight as a teenager and how she chooses to work with heads with reckless intentions Few performers have become transition periods from blockbuster to be translated into arthouse darling with such cleverness as Kristen Stewart. The sun, who shot to fame with […]

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Black dynamite: best available Blaxploitation soundtracks

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th June 2017

As Melvin Van Peebles seminal tally to Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song is re-released we look at the most important point soundtracks from the Blaxploitation era Blaxploitation cinemas of the 70 s and early 80 s entertained and entitled their audiences by depicting dark-brown heroes combating racism and desire through outlandish violence. One such cinema, Sweet […]

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Press play, run away: how to decipher your Tinder date’s musical’ chant’

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th June 2017

If a carol is importance hundreds of thousands of swipes, then Tinders new partnership with Spotify will help you understand very quickly what your date is really like In only the latest indication that there are no new ideas, Tinder and Spotify are teaming up to turn the dating app into MySpace circa 2002. Tinder […]

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Tig Notaro:’ Beings were wanting to take care of me, merely to examine good’

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

She was a little-known comedian until a catalogue of tragedies changed her life. The cult favourite talks sellout substantiates, being let down by famous pals and life after breasts On 3 August 2012, the American comedian Tig Notaro decided to change her life. The prospect in itself didnt fear her. After all, shed already gone […]

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