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Movie of the week: Identity Thief

Identity-Thief-1Unlimited funds have allowed Diana to live it up on the outskirts of Miami, where the queen of retail buys whatever strikes her fancy. There’s only one glitch: The ID she’s using to finance these sprees reads “Sandy Bigelow Patterson”….and it belongs to an accounts rep  who lives halfway across the U.S. With only one week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson heads south to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life.
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Album of the week: 18 Months by Calvin Harris

calvin18monthsWhile Calvin Harris had a pretty good career going already as a dance-pop singer and producer with two albums and a fair number of hits under his belt, his 2011 collaboration with Rihanna on “We Found Love” gave his profile a stratospheric boost. On 18 Months, so titled because that’s how long it took to be made, Harris steps away from the microphone for the most part in favor of a cast of famous friends and acquaintances to create an album that plays like 50 minutes of mainstream radio pop.

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Amazing facts of the week: April

april-daisyThe birthstone of April is the diamond, and the flower is either the daisy or the sweet pea.

In Italy, France and Belgium, an April fool is called an April fish.

A judge in Melbourne, Australia, told two robbers they were a ‘pair of fools’ before sending them to jail for a crime committed on April 1, 2007.

 


Nuevo vocabulario

live it up = to enjoy yourself by doing things which involve a lot of money

spree = a sudden indulgence or outburst of an activity

con artist = a person who is good at lying and tricking people

under your belt = something you have achieved or experienced that will benefit you in the future

stratospheric = extremely high

acquaintances = people who someone is in contact with but not close friends

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