Movie of the week: Warm Bodies
A funny new twist on a classic love story, Warm Bodies is a poignant tale about the power of human connection. After a zombie epidemic, R encounters Julie, and rescues her from a zombie attack. Julie sees that R is different from the other zombies, and as the two form a special relationship R becomes increasingly more human – setting off an exciting, romantic, and often comical chain of events that begins to transform the other zombies and maybe even the whole lifeless world.
Album of the week: Love Songs by Destiny’s Child
Love Songs is the third compilation album by American R&B girl group Destiny’s Child. The album differs from their first two compilations in that it features mostly album-only selections as well as the newly recorded song “Nuclear”, the first original song from Destiny’s Child since the group disbanded in 2005 which you can hear below. Destiny’s Child recently performed together at the Superbowl halftime show which sparked rumours that they were recording new songs together for future albums.
Amazing facts of the week: Valentine’s Day
Men buy most of the millions of boxes of candy and bouquets given on Valentine’s Day.
In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their valentines would be. They would wear these names on their sleeves for one week. To wear your heart on your sleeve now means that it is easy for other people to know how you are feeling.
poignant (adj.) = strongly affecting or moving emotions
epidemic (n.) = a rapid spread or increase of a disease
comical (adj.) = producing laughter; amusing; funny
to disband (v.) = to break up
to spark (v.) = to stimulate interest or activity around something
Valentine’s Day (n.) = February 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of love.
bouquet (n.) = a bunch of flowers
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