Movie of the week: Mama
Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their mother was murdered. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night. The day their father killed their mother, sisters Victoria and Lilly vanished near their suburban neighborhood. For five long years, their uncle and his girlfriend, have been madly searching for them.
Album of the week: Unapologetic by Rihanna
This is Rihanna’s 8th album which critics were both positive and negative about. The negativity comes from the lyrics of her songs and the fact that the album seemed to be rushed so that it could be released quickly, whereas some critics praised the styles of the music, calling it ‘interesting’. The most known song from the album is called ‘Diamonds’ and has become a number 1 single all over the world. The album was released to coincide with a new tour around North America and Europe.
Amazing facts of the week
The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.
An elephant can use its tusks to dig for ground water. An adult elephant needs to drink around 210 litres of water a day.
haunting (adj.) = impossible to forget; causing deep emotion
woods (n.) = the forest
to tuck in (v.) = to make (a child for example) secure in bed to sleep
to vanish (v.) = to disappear suddenly in a way that cannot be explained
rushed (v.) = something done very quickly or too quickly due to a lack of time
praised (v.) = something that has been approved or admired
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