Movie of the week: Skyfall
Skyfall is the 23rd film in the James Bond series. 007 becomes M’s only ally as MI6 comes under attack, and a mysterious new villain emerges with a diabolical plan. James Bond’s latest mission has gone horribly awry, resulting in the exposure of several undercover agents, and an all-out attack on M16. Meanwhile, as M plans to relocate the agency, emerging Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee Mallory raises concerns about her competence while attempting to usurp her position, and Q becomes a crucial ally. Now the only person who can restore M’s reputation is 007.
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Album of the week: Born to Die by Lana Del Rey
Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter. Lana Del Rey initially began performing in clubs in New York City at the age of 18 and signed her first recording contract when she was 20 years old. ‘Born to Die’ is a pop album that derives characteristics from such musical genres as alternative hip hop and indie pop. Music journalists gave Born to Die positive reviews, praising its distinctive sound, while others criticized the songs’ repetitiveness and the melodramatic production.
Amazing fact of the week: Moon Quakes
Moonquakes, or “earthquakes” on the moon, do occur, though they are less common and less intense than those that shake Earth. According to scientists, moonquakes seem to be related to tidal stresses associated with the varying distance between the Earth and moon. Moonquakes also tend to occur at great depths, about midway between the lunar surface and its center.
diabolical (adj.) = villainous, evil = diabólico
awry (adv.) = off course, wrong = de manera torcida
distinctive (adj.) = difference, unique = distintivo
usurp (v.) = take over = usurpar
melodramatic (adj.) = overemotional = melodramático