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WHAT TO ENJOY THIS CHRISTMAS FILMS, MUSIC, GAMES

FILM
NINE Daniel Day-Lewis leads Chicago director Rob Marshall’s star-studded tribute to Italian cinema.
NOWHERE BOY Former YBA Sam Taylor-Wood’s biopic of John Lennon’s early years.
DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS? Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker rom com. Nuff said.

DVD
IN THE LOOP Malcolm Tucker takes on the White House in the best satire in years.
STAR TREK IX The year’s most surprisingly good blockbuster, about the early years of Kirk, Spock et al.
TRUE BLOOD SEASON 1 The vampire TV show that’s made Buffy a thing of the distant past.

MUSIC
LADY GAGA – THE FAME MONSTER The second album from the pop sensation of 2010.
FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE – lungs Florence Welch brought us the best indie album of the year.
JAY Z – THE BLUEPRINT 3 The best album yet from the hip hop colossus.

GAMES
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 Incredibly violent, scarily realistic – and terrific fun.
STREET FIGHTER IV Ryu, Ken and co return in the latest installment of the classic game.
GUITAR HERO V Plough through your favourite guitar solos in the latest version of the game.