This week’s new CD releases: De La Soul and more!

There’s a bumper crop of new albums hitting the musicMagpie Store this Friday, so let’s get straight to it! And the Anonymous Nobody… – De La Soul Bona-fide hip hop legends De La Soul funded their 9th album on Kickstar, raising over $110,000 in just under 10 hours. Early singles …

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Is Suburra one of the best crime thrillers ever?

Crime pays – in the movies at least. Filmgoers have long been obsessed with the lives and crimes of career criminals, from honourable family man Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather to the coke-fueled paranoia of wise guy Henry Hill in Goodfellas, and what drives them to commit their evil …

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Magic, Ghosts and Fish: What to watch at the cinema this month

Blockbuster season is in full swing, with star-studded movies hitting the big screen left, right and centre. Here’s the pick of what’s hitting your local cinema this month. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – 1st July Eddie and Patsy return, this time on the big screen. Fortunately, not much has changed: …

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Manga

5 of the best anime series for beginners

In the West, a lot of people think cartoons are for kids. They’ve clearly never watched anime. Japanese animation has a rich tradition of adult-orientated shows with complex themes, gripping stories and more violence than your average episode of Game of Thrones. The kind of stuff that would give your average …

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