Giveaway

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MOVIE DATE

The Equalizer

The Equalizer.
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Giveaway

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Pass the popcorn

Other films worth checking out in the coming months

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She's no zombie fan girl

HK actress-singer Josie Ho snags role in Hollywood horror flick

NO LINES: Josie Ho plays a mute in Open Grave.
MEMORABLE PERFORMANCE: Ho in Hong Kong gangland thriller Exiled.
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Royal couple

Our resident Kiss92 DJ/journo is giddy over the recently unearthed duet from the King Of Pop and Queen's immortal frontman

DEAD DUO: Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson (above).
DEAD DUO: Freddie Mercury (above) and Michael Jackson.
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NEW RELEASES

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Big shoes to fill

NEXT CHANGE: The Beatles musical Let It Bewill start its run in Singapore next week.
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Still with the Beatles: Why the Fab Four still matter after 50 years

BRITISH POP ROCKERS: (From left) John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison of The Beatles.

You could argue that The Beatles were not the biggest band on the planet, but you'd lose.

The Liverpudlian four-piece - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - triggered a musical revolution in the 1960s, and became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of pop.

From festivals to musicals, to the release of a Beatles limited edition 14-LP box-set, more than 50 years on, Beatlemania is very much alive.

M looks at the secrets behind The Beatles' enduring popularity.

Read the full report in our print edition on Sept 24.

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Local jazz veteran Jeremy Monteiro releases new album with Alberto Marsico

Local jazz veteran Jeremy Monteiro (left) releases new album with Italian organist Alberto Marsico

One's a renowned Singaporean jazz musician. The other is an equally established Italian jazz organ player.

But no cultural differences stand in the way of Jeremy Monteiro and Alberto Marsico.

It is only fitting that the pair would collaborate on an a jazz album entitled Jazz-Blues Brothers featuring American tenor saxophonist Shawn Letts, Hong Kong guitarist Eugene Pao and American drummer Shawn Kelley.

It is their first album together and will be launched during their show Jeremy Monteiro & Alberto Marsico with The Jazz-Blues Brothers.

Interestingly, it is the first album from Singapore that is released on the famous Verve Music Group label, home to legends like the late Billie Holiday.

Read the full report in our print edition on Wednesday (Sept 24).

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