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July’s New Releases

It’s officially summer, which means everyone’s gone outside, gone on holiday or gone to a festival. As such, there isn’t much in the way of new games or music releases this month – although there are plenty of summer blockbusters. Music   Trouble in Paradise – La Roux You remember …

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Which of this summer’s blockbusters will be worth watching?

We’re in the thick of the 2014 blockbuster season, with Godzilla, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Maleficent  already arriving on our cinema screens in a hail of stomps, explosions and Angelina Jolie’s razor-sharp cheekbones. But there’s still plenty to come. We decided to find out which are worth your money (based …

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6 alternatives to watching football

The next month is going to be hell for non-football fans. With wall-to-wall football coverage until July, there is going to be no escape from the ‘beautiful’ game. Or is there? Here are some things you can do while the rest of the country wastes their time with football… Declutter …

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musicMagpie’s greatest cop duos of all time

It’s no secret that we’re fans of bleak US crime drama True Detective, especially the main cop duo Rust and Marty. It came out on DVD last week, if you missed it (sell us a Blu-Ray copy if you’ve watched it already). Odd couple Marty and Rust have been catapulted into …

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5 Surprisingly Brilliant Remakes

Movie remakes are usually rubbish, aren’t they? What’s the point of remaking classics like Robocop, Total Recall or The Italian Job when the originals are already brilliant? One movie that did manage to buck the trend, however, was 21 Jump Street, which stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. It’s a …

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Dallas Buyers Club

Which Oscar-winning movies should you buy on DVD?

With awards season a distant memory, the real day of reckoning has arrived for most of the award winners: their DVD release. So which of this year’s crop of award winners is worth your hard-earned cash (or the cash you make from selling DVDs with musicMagpie)? Dallas Buyers Club Who’d …

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