AFTER a rollicking reunion in the effervescent 2015 sequel Pitch Perfect 2, delightfully dysfunctional a cappella champions The Barden Bellas are, frustratingly, off-key and out of sync for their teary-eyed farewell tour of the musical comedy franchise.
A LITTLE little frisson of excitement hung over the McLean residence this week as that bleak and beautiful dark black comedy masterclass The League Of Gentlemen returned to TV for a brief run of anniversary specials.
IF YOU'RE a 'bah humbug' kind of person enduring the current outbreak of festive cheer with your fizzog set firmly to 'grimace', no doubt the delightfully rude and crude Bad Santa ranks pretty highly on your list of Christmas movie favourites.
ASIDE from being one of architects who helped bring about the IRA ceasefire which precipitated the peace process, former taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader Albert Reynolds has another legacy; he encouraged a young pop music-mad seminarian to write about his passion.
ROUNDING off a fine year of live music, DJ sets and strange happenings (like Pulp man Jarvis Cocker calling bingo at last month's event prior to unleashing his Dancefloor Meditations with Steve Mackey), the God's Waiting Room Christmas Party takes place tomorrow night at the Maple Leaf Club in Belfast.