Quick Quiz

Five more pop-culture questions for you!

1  ‘The Naked Gun 2 1/2′ followed ‘The Naked Gun’ – what was the third film called?

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2  Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” was the theme tune to which hit 1995 film?

3  What song did Maverick (Tom Cruise) and friends famously sing in ‘Top Gun’?

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4  Martin and Gary played Ronnie and Reggie – what was the 1990 movie?

5  The 2003 film ‘Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem’ was created to accompany music from which band?

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Quick Quiz

Five more pop-culture questions for you!

1   Rowan Atkinson’s Mr Bean always wore the same suit, what colour was it?

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2   In ‘Who framed Roger Rabbit’, which famous cartoon character worked as a waitress in the bar where Jessica Rabbit performed?

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3  Inner Circle’s ‘Bad Boys’ is theme tune to which long-running US TV show?

4  Marvin Monroe, Nick Riviera, Julius M Hibbert – what’s the link?

5  Gwen Stefani’s 2006 single ‘Wind It Up’ sampled a song from which musical?

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Rory’s 2mins Doctor Who Review: S8E9 ‘Flatline’

This week The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenna Coleman) tackles 2D enemies and a shrinking TARDIS in Bristol. With guest stars Jovian Wade, Christopher Fairbank and the return of Michelle Gomez as Missy.

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But was it any good?  Here’s my 2mins review

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Celeb Gogglebox – The Best Bits!

As part of Channel 4’s ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ fundraising night some celebs chipped in with their opinions along with the regular ‘Gogglebox’ crowd.

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Noel Gallagher, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, are on one couch, ‘Miranda’ stars Miranda Hart, Tom Ellis, and Sarah Hadland share crisps and views on another and Kathy Burke has a night in with Paul O’Grady on a third.

What did they all make of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?

Here’s Noel accusing Kate of nicking his crisps!

More highlights after the jump!

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Quick Quiz

Five more pop-culture questions for you!

1  Sonic The Hedgehog is blue, but what colour are his shoes?

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2  Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes, Bryan Adams and ‘X Factor’ winner Matt Cardle have all sung duets with which artist?

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3  Sunday, Uptown, Material, Mysterious – what’s the link?

4  Dawn French and Ray Winstone voiced a married couple in ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’, but what kind of creatures were they?

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5  Joaquin Phoenix used to have a more nature-based name like his older brother River, what was it?

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Brite’s Back!

80s kids toy and cartoon favourite Rainbow Brite is making a return – as everything from that decade must.

rainbow briteNow Rainbow (voiced by Emily Osment) sounds like an ‘OMG hashtag irritating’ airhead.

Oh and there’s a bit more 80s nostalgia as ‘The Breakfast Club‘ star Molly Ringwald voices the Dark Princess.

Check out more on the original cartoon here.

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Rory’s 2mins Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Disney’s ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ is a new family film starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner with appearances from Megan Mullally (Karen from ‘Will & Grace’), Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), Jennifer Coolidge and … Dick Van Dyke!

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But is it any good?  Here’s my 2mins review

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ is out in the US now and in the UK & Ireland on October 24th. 

Check out the trailer after the jump!

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What Ever Happened To… Pete from Pete’s Dragon?

The inevitable CGI remake of Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon’ is on the way.  Robert Redford is in talks to play a local dragon-lover and Oakes Fegley will play Pete.

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Which got me wondering – what ever happened to the lad who played Pete in the 1977 original?

Find out after the jump!

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