Movie of the week: 2 Days in New York
Hip talk-radio host and journalist Mingus and his French photographer girlfriend, Marion, live cozily in a New York apartment with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. But when Marion’s jolly father, her sister, and her sister’s outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend upon them for an overseas visit, it initiates two unforgettable days of family mayhem. The visitors push every button in the couple’s relationship, truly putting it to the test. How will the couple fare?
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Album of the week: Mylo Xyloto by Coldplay
Coldplay are an alternative British rock band who have had international success with songs such as ‘Fix You’, ‘Viva La Vida’ and ‘Paradise’. This album is their fifth and was the focus of their tour around Europe, North America and Australasia. The album was written by a filmmaker and thus the songs on the album each tell a different story through each of the different styles and genres. The album received generally positive reviews from most expert music magazines and critics. You can listen to the song ‘Charlie Brown’ below.
Amazing facts of the week
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world second only to oil.
The creator of The Simpsons named the characters after his own family: his mother Marge, his Father Homer and his two sisters Lisa and Maggie. He even grew up in Springfield!
cozily (adv.) = snug, comfortably, warm
jolly (adj.) = full of good humor and happiness
outrageous (adj.) = extravagant or grossly offensive
unceremoniously (adj.) = informally, abruptly
mayhem (n.) = violent destruction, disorder or confusion
fare (v.) = to get along, to manage
commodity (n.) = an item of use, advantage or profit