Kelly Lawler USA TODAY Published 12:43 p.m. UTC Jun 22, 2018 Get ready for the lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer. The season of beachside merriment officially started Thursday. And what better way for the pop culture obsessed to celebrate than by hiding out in a well-air-conditioned space and binge-watching some sunny movies? We picked five of our favorites that will give you that summertime feeling without actually making you go outside. If you view summer as more of a metaphor: '(500) Days of Summer' This Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel-starring rom-com has plenty of summery motifs, from Deschanel's relentlessly peppy wardrobe to the musical number. But the "Summer" in the title refers to Deschanel's manic pixie nightmare of a character, who shares a relationship with Tom (Gordon-Levitt) that doesn't always work out. As the narration tells you, it's not a love story, but a story about love. Stream it on HBO Go/Now. If someone ever … [Read more...] about The 5 best summer movies to binge-watch this weekend
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DUA LIPA’s One Kiss has gained her millions of fans this summer but it could take less than a cheeky smooch for her to ditch her biggest admirer. The chart-topping singer’s boyfriend Isaac Carew has been caught grinding with another woman behind her back — while Dua’s No1 hit played in the background. Exclusive footage of model and chef Isaac, which you can watch on The Sun’s website, shows him dirty-dancing with the mystery girl at G-A-Y Late nightclub in London. It comes just a fortnight after he and Dua were photographed together on several dates in London, confirming they had rekindled their romance. The couple have been dating since January, following the break-down of her six-month relationship with Paul Klein, frontman of US band Lany. But she has history with Isaac, as they were together for more than two years before splitting in February last year as her career soared. New Rules singer Dua is currently touring the US. But while Isaac’s mind … [Read more...] about Dua Lipa’s boyfriend Isaac Carew caught dirty dancing with mystery brunette in nightclub as Dua’s One Kiss hit plays
Jamie Moore SmarterTravel.com Published 12:01 p.m. UTC Jun 7, 2018 There’s no better place to stretch out the lazy days of summer than in a nostalgic little lake town, watching the sun set over the water from an Adirondack chair. I’ve rounded up the 10 best lake towns in North America, offering quaint main streets, boardwalk shops, wooden roller coasters, and, of course, ice cream parlors. You can find your summertime bliss in the best lake towns across the U.S. and Canada. Meredith, N.H. This quintessential New England town on Lake Winnipesaukee is a 90-minute drive from Boston and about 50 years back in time. In the White Mountain foothills, the town of Meredith charms with historic buildings and nostalgia at every turn. It’s the kind of place that’s reminiscent of your summer camp days. Kids leap from swimming rafts with a stunning mountain backdrop. Restaurants serve comfort food and upscale versions of s’mores. There’s even a comic book … [Read more...] about The 10 best lake towns in North America
As more and more acts continue to get announced for BBC Radio 1's The Biggest Weekend in Swansea , the more excited that we're getting. The sold out two-day festival has a mix of some of the biggest names in pop, as well as up-and-coming stars. Taking place on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 , the big music event is filling the empty space Glastonbury Festival is leaving this year, as it is taking a break for 2018. All of the main stage acts have now been confirmed, while there are still some other acts left to announce for the other stages. Find the full list of who we know so far, and what stages they are set to appear on: Saturday, May 26 Main Stage Sam Smith Sam Smith is an English singer-songwriter, best known for his emotional ballads and lyrics. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single Latch, which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart, and has since then he has won four Grammys including Best New Artist and Best … [Read more...] about The full main stage line ups for Biggest Weekend Swansea
PUBLISHED: 09:57 25 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:57 25 September 2017 Lynne Mortimer Yep, dance till dawn, sleep till dusk... happy days. Picture: ANNA OM/GETTY IMAGES Anna_Om A new series being broadcast (streamed) on Netflix (whatever that might be) follows comedian Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, as they holiday in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. The beaches of the Balearics. Picture: ARCHIVE Travels With My Father began in Thailand where Michael arrived stiff-joined from the long flight from the UK. He is, as the blurb says, a little “stuffy” an opinion heartily seconded by his son who describes the secret stash of food his dad takes with him which included, I am happy to report, Colman’s Mustard, and Gentlemen’s Relish which is an anchovy paste. I have never tasted it, being no sort of gentleman. On BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the two men described their initial concerns. When their hotel suggested Michael should have a massage to … [Read more...] about On holiday with mum and dad − is this a good idea?