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Film Review: ‘Lost in Paris’

Film Review: ‘Lost in Paris’
Quick, name the three funniest comedy duos working today. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey? Dave and James Franco? Zac Efron and his abs? Hollywood is constantly putting pairs of funny people together, often with perfectly hilarious results, but outside the realm of animation (where the dynamic still thrives), the centuries-old tradition of comedy couples — two funny performers with a familiar chemistry and a seemingly inexhaustible capacity to amuse loyal fans — has all but vanished from American movies.

Thank goodness for Belgian duo Abel and Gordon. They are, simply put, the two funniest clowns working in cinema today. No, really: Dominique Abel is a Belgian-born, burlesque-trained human pretzel and gifted physical comic on par with Chaplin or Keaton, while real-life Australian wife Fiona Gordon is a Tilda Swinton-tall redhead with Olive Oyl elbows and an Easter Island profile. And with their latest film, “Lost in Paris,” they are bound to
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Strictly Come Dancing: week five – as it happened

Did Ore Oduba continue his run of miraculous moves? And was this the week Ed Balls bowed out? We followed all the action

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So that’s It for another Strictly week! Thank you as ever for your brilliant comments, they make my week. I’ll be back next week for the Halloween Special, so join me at 6.45pm next Saturday and we’ll get our freak on. In the meantime you can find me on Twitter @heidistephens, so come and say hi. Have a brilliant week! Hx

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Lesley and Anton say lovely things about each other, and dance their final dance like your drunk aunt and uncle at a wedding. Just as it should be.

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Craig saves Daisy and Aljaz, as does Darcey. Bruno does likewise, and Len would have done the same. So Lesley And Anton are going home.

Ah, I’m sorry to see Lesley go,
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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: week seven – as it happened

Put on your dancing shoes and join us – we critiqued the tangos, waltzes and sequins of this week’s instalment of Scd. Who flailed and who foxtrotted their way to next week’s show?

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So that’s it for another week! Thank you everyone for joining in. I’m off on my annual jolly to the Strictly studio next Saturday, so I won’t be around for the liveblog. There will be stand-in, however, and I’ll be back on Sunday for the (spoiler-free) results show.

Do follow me on Twitter @heidistephens if you don’t already, I’ll try to post my annual photo of me hugging Aljaz slightly too tightly. Have a brilliant week! Hx

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So let’s go through the voting motions. Everybody saves Kellie and Kevin, so it’s time for Carol and Pasha to leave the dancefloor. She’s had a wonderful time,
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Strictly Come Dancing: From Adele to Take That, see Week 7's song and dance list

So now Halloween Week is out of the way, it's back on for the fake tans and sequins and Strictly Come Dancing goes back to normal. Let's have a guess at who might survive another week on the dancefloor now this week's song and dance list has been unveiled.

1. Anita Rani & Gleb Savchenko

Song: 'The Boy Does Nothing' by Alesha Dixon

Dance: Jive

2. Carol Kirkwood & Pasha Kovalev

Song: 'Man! I feel Like a Woman' by Shania Twain

Dance: American Smooth

3. Georgia May Foote & Giovanni Pernice

Song: 'Volare' by The Gipsy Kings

Dance: Samba

4. Helen George & Aljaz Skorjanec

Song: 'Hello' by Adele

Dance: Rumba

5. Jamelia & Tristan MacManus

Song: 'Trouble' by Ray Lamontagne

Dance: Viennese Waltz

6. Jay McGuiness & Aliona Vilani

Song: 'Diferente' by The Gotan Project

Dance: Argentine Tango

7. Jeremy Vine & Karen Clifton

Song: 'Go West' by The Pet Shop Boys

Dance: Tango

8. Katie Derham & Anton Du Beke

Song: '
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Dancing With the Stars Week 4 Results Recap: How'd That Happen?

Dancing With the Stars Week 4 Results Recap: How'd That Happen?
“We’re gonna kiss somebody goodbye. Real goodbye,” said a menacing Gene Simmons at the top of this week’s Dancing With the Stars results recap. And as the director cut to a flashback from backstage Monday night — Melissa Gilbert, konked out on a stretcher, oxygen mask over her face, and Simmons lurking in full Kiss regalia in a nearby corner — I worried momentatily if dude meant real real goodbye.

Fret not: Although the Little House on the Prairie star suffered a mild concussion during the Rock Week performance show, and couldn’t attend the results telecast, she will nevertheless live to traverse another ballroom.
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‘Dancing With the Stars,’ Season 14, Week 4: Who Was Voted Off?

‘Dancing With the Stars,’ Season 14, Week 4: Who Was Voted Off?
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Early Tuesday afternoon, Tom Bergeron tweeted “Online voting has shifted all night. This one will make your jaws drop. DWTS Results @ 9/8 C on ABC.”

A few hours later, his “Dancing with the Stars” co-host, Brooke Burke Charvet, said something similar. “Don’t miss 2night’s result show #DWTS. All I can say is Holy Rock-n-Rolly!!! Ong!”

But after all the hype, were Sherri Shepherd and Val Chmerkovskiy really a surprise elimination?

Going first is the kiss of death on
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'Dancing With the Stars': Bottom two Dance Duel to start next week. Eliminated couple is....

'Dancing With the Stars': Bottom two Dance Duel to start next week. Eliminated couple is....
Update: Annie’s recap is live.

Spoiler Alert: Surprising elimination tonight, rock stars. After a results show featuring performances by Kiss (it’s Heavy Metal, I mean Rock Week!) and Gotan Project, the couple shimmying out of the ballroom tonight is….

Sherri Shepherd and Val Chmerkovskiy.

Roshon Fagan and Chelsie Hightower joined Sherri and Val in the bottom two.

As for that bottom two Dance Duel the judges teased last week, it’ll start up next Tuesday. Just as well, because the judges would have selected Roshon to stay over Sherri anyway.

Stay tuned for my full recap later on.
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Grace Dent's World of Lather

This month in soap: big up yourself, Fatboy, the acceptable face of EastEnders yout'. Plus fisticuffs at the funeral in Coronation Street, and Bob's secret is out in Emmerdale

Badda-bing. Dis momf's World Of Lather is a solid gold Boom Ting, get me? Ya gotta trus' yer woman. Bang! You is feastin' your Eyes on a four-course meal Powerslam of Journo-listic Pempin. It's Ok, I won't keep this up for another thousand words; although suffice to say Fatboy from EastEnders could. Arthur "Fatboy" Chubb, the most noteworthy of the E20 EastEnders young team, could twaddle on like this forever abbreviated by the odd whoop, bleep or big up.

Yet, Fatboy has won my heart. What began as horrified staring at this huge, bug-eyed child in a fluoro Ed Hardy hoodie, the Venn diagram meeting point of Jar Jar Binks and Dappy from N-Dubz, has now shifted to deep love. I
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