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Magpie Recommends: 5 classic sci-fi films everyone should see

Every week, we recommend some music, movies, games, books or tech products based on a certain theme. Inspired by the amazing Blade Runner 2049, this week’s recommendations focus on five essential sci-fi movies that everyone – and yes, we mean everyone – should see. Share your five essential movies with …

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7 of the bestselling book series ever

There’s nothing better than getting into a good book; even more so when there’s a whole series of books to enjoy! It’s like binge watching a TV show, but better – we love knowing there’s another story waiting for us once we’re done. It’s no wonder the following book series …

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5 essential World Cinema films

I have written eighteen blogs (this one included) during my time as a writer for musicMagpie. Through them I have introduced you to countless forms of cinema from mainstream to the more outer limits (e.g. arthouse and experimental) and in a range of different languages. And it’s the latter I …

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7 of the funniest Tweets by actors

You know when people say “Oh famous people, they’re just like us” you never believe them? Well, you can now – thanks to the beauty of social media. Twitter has allowed us to interact with our favourite film stars through their weird and wonderful postings. What pops into their heads …

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5 of the greatest musician feuds

Making music can come at a price. Whether it’s creative differences, egos or you straight up don’t like another artist, disagreements between musicians always grasp our attention. Friends have become enemies, families have fallen apart and headlines have been made from some of these feuds in the last few years. …

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10 essential classic pop albums

Everybody is talkin’ about pop music… and these next 10 albums are records to rave about. They might be your guilty pleasure, or you may be willing to exclaim from the rooftops the love you have for some of these cliché acts. Whatever tickles your fancy, we can’t deny a …

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6 of the best non-Samsung and Apple smartphones

With Samsung S8 and iPhone X being mentioned at every opportunity, it’s easy to forget that there’s a huge world of smartphones out there! Here’s our look at some of the best smartphones on the market that aren’t Samsung or Apple.   HTC U11 One thing that caught our eye …

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