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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 10, 20

Cherry Blossom by The Vamps: Fifth album by the British pop group; follows the Night & Day records; includes the singles ‘Married in Vegas’ and ‘Better’....

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Movies


  • Rebecca (starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Goodman-Hill, Keeley Hawes, Sam Riley, Ann Dowd) - romantic thriller, based on the 1938 Daphne du Maurier novel; a newly married young woman (James) finds herself battling the shadow of her husband’s (Hammer) dead first wife.
  • Love and Monsters (starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Rooker, Ariana Greenblatt, Jessica Henwick) - action comedy; in a monster-infested world, a guy (O’Brien) makes a dangerous journey to be with the girl of his dreams (Henwick).
  • Honest Thief (starring Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Jai Courtney, Anthony Ramos, Jeffrey Donovan, Robert Patrick) - action thriller; a former bank robber (Neeson) who turns himself in ends up getting double crossed by the authorities.
  • Clouds (starring Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter, Madison Iseman, Lil Rel Howery, Neve Campbell, Tom Everett Scott) - musical drama, based on Laura Sobiech’s memoir; a young musician (Argus) battling cancer makes an album which turns into a viral music phenomenon.

* Albums

  • Cherry Blossom by The Vamps: Fifth album by the British pop group; follows the Night & Day records; includes the singles ‘Married in Vegas’ and ‘Better’.

Star

John Clayton Mayer

  • Born on 16th October 1977 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Has an older brother, Carl, and a younger brother, Ben.
  • Was hospitalized for cardiac dysrhythmia as a teenager, which inspired him to become a songwriter.
  • Formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters with Clay Cook before pursuing a solo career.
  • Released his debut album Room for Squares in 2001 which earned him recognition. Has since released six more albums: Heavier Things (2003), Continuum (2006), Battle Studies (2009), Born and Raised (2012), Paradise Valley (2013), and The Search for Everything (2017).
  • Has made efforts to control his image following his personal life becoming fodder for tabloid gossip and several of his comments drawing controversy.

Spotlight

Vampires vs. the Bronx

Cast: Jaden Michael, Gerald W. Jones III, Gregory Diaz IV, Sarah Gadon, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Shea Whigham, Coco Jones

Director: Oz Rodriguez

  • Horror comedy; a group of teenage friends try to save their neighbourhood from supernatural forces.
  • Has received positive reviews from critics who found the film funny and inventive.
  • Towards the start of the movie, a character is reading the Stephen King novel ‘Salem’s Lot which has a similar plot of vampires taking over a town.
  • Score composed by Will Blair and Brooke Blair.