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From La Roux’s exceptional set to Outkast’s banal ‘sell out’ display; Megan Downing wraps up her highs, and lows, of Bestival 2014.

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In the album chart, Sam Smith holds onto top spot with a firm grip.

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Following François Truffaut’s 30th death anniversary, Artificial Eye is releasing some of the French director’s films on blu-ray with a delightful bunch of extras.

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This week’s round-up sees Paloma Faith debuting in the dance genre, the latest slice from Cheek to Cheek and Lowell’s return as a solo artist with her first LP.

The Guest

With a true old school spirit and a captivating central performance, The Guest is a welcome shot in the arm for the horror genre…. if indeed it even is a horror film.

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V contains many catchy pop songs strengthened by Adam Levine’s iconic vocals; but this is accompanied with some weak filler tracks which hold it back from creating anything truly memorable.

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Over a decade since Maroon 5 released first album Songs About Jane, they can still top the charts; but recent albums are no match to their debut.

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Oli Polhill takes a look at the album which revived Green Day’s career, and sent them hurtling into a second wave of stardom.

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