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Let’s Not Do The Time Warp Again

Entertainment, Film & TV
It seems these days nothing can be left alone. The 1975 cult film Rocky Horror Picture Show is the latest classic to be remodeled and shoved down people’s throats. Reporter: Frances Cullen | Sub-Editor: Hannah Grafton FOX’s abysmal live tv remake of Grease earlier this year alongside the direction from Kenny Ortega who previous work includes High School Musical, should have been enough indication that this was not going to be the Rocky Horror we all know and love. As expected, it’s a lot cleaner than the original and is very reminiscent of Glee, another one of FOX’s creations. The sugar-coated style of performance paired with this twisted plot line is an odd combination that leaves the viewer feeling uncomfortable and quite frankly underwhelmed. It’s a brave choice for FOX to at
Bye Bye Bake Off

Bye Bye Bake Off

Entertainment, Film & TV, Uncategorized
Nine weeks down, one to go. How will The British Bake Off come to its conclusion? Reporter: Alex Clement |  Sub-Editor: Andrew Whiteford So Selasi has left the tent. And now what? We mourn for this great man. For the last nine weeks in #GBBO, we’ve seen him at his finest. He seemed so calm in his natural habitat, rolling around on the floor of the Bake Off tent and just minding his own business. Just baking, as you do. He was a natural comedian, and if he fails to make it in the baking world, then watch out Michael McIntyre, he could be taking your spot next year. He charmed us through the TV screens and dazed us with his good looks, but now he has broken our hearts with his sudden departure. We thought good old Selasi Gbormittah might make it. He could put an edge over Andrew and

Never Forget You Singer MNEK Collaborates With Far East Movement on Identity

Celebrity, Entertainment, Music
UK singer-producer MNEK features on Far East Movement's album which brings together stars of the east and the west. Reporter: Chelsea Jobe | Sub-Editor: Martina Di Gregorio MNEK, real name Uzoechi Emenike, has written and produced songs for the biggest names in the industry: Madonna, Beyoncé, Rudimental, and now Far East Movement. The 21-year-old produced bass-heavy electronic track “SXWME” which features Korean-American singer Jay Park. It is one of 11 tracks on Far East Movement’s album Identity, their first album since Dirty Bass in 2012. The American EDM group teased fans with lead song “Freal Love” ft. R&B singer Tinashe and EXO’s Chanyeol last week. It introduced the mixed-genre album and its emphasis on American and Korean stars. In an interview with Billboard

LA Priest & Connan Mockasin Team Up as Soft Hair

Entertainment, Music
It’s a dream come true when two of your favourite artists unite to create a magical album together. LA Priest and Connan Mockasin have joined collaborative forces to make Soft Hair happen. Releasing their work in a week, it’s time to prepare for the trippy dance fest that’s going to happen. Reporter: Larry Gliddon  Sub-Editor: Andrew Whiteford The pair met back in 2007, but it’s been a while since both of them have produced anything individually. Sam Dust, previously from the dance-indie band Late of the Pier, made a breakthrough as LA Priest, releasing it  in 2015. Connan Mockasin’s last work was Caramel from three years ago, and Forever Dolphin Love came out in 2010. Mockasin is in Phantasy, alongside Erol Alkan, Daniel Avery and the like. Even though they’re both from different rec
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