Movie of the week: Silver Linings Playbook
Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Pat Solatano has lost everything – his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he’ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
Album of the week: Right Place, Right Time by Olly Murs
Olly Murs is an English song-writer who came into the public eye when he auditioned for the talent show, The X Factor UK where he instantly became a favourite among the show’s fans. He progressed through all stages of the show and reached the final where he finished an impressive second place. He has gone on to release a number of albums in Europe but is now hoping his new album can help him break into the American market. His hit song from his new album is called ‘Troublemaker‘ and features American rapper Flo Rida.
Amazing facts of the week
“Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.
All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
to reconnect (v.) = to link or be linked together again
unexpected (adj.) = something that comes without a warning or is unforeseen
silver lining (n.) = a comforting prospect in an unhappy situation
instantly (adv.) = immediately
impressive (adj.) = making a strong impression
troublemaker (n.) = someone who stirs up trouble
anticlockwise (adv.) = counterclockwise, opposite direction of the clock
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