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In The Ticket today. Brian Finnegan looks at why gay films are all the rage as long as they’re not too gay, Anna Carey muses on Hollywood’s idea of a lesbian, Goldfrapp sell their new album “Head First”, the Carney …

Fri, Mar 19, 2010, 07:27

   

In The Ticket today. Brian Finnegan looks at why gay films are all the rage as long as they’re not too gay, Anna Carey muses on Hollywood’s idea of a lesbian, Goldfrapp sell their new album “Head First”, the Carney brothers flog new quirky Irish comedy Zonad and Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi Birgisson contemplates his new solo album.

New Music future hits come from Seabear, Our Little Secrets, Cults, Becoming Real and Yuck, plus Music News stories on National Music Day, this year’s IMRO Showcase tour and the Dublin City Musical Society.

CD of the Week comes from Jonsi and there are also reviews of new releases by Goldfrapp, Broken Bells, Laura Marling, Fiach, The Dirty 9s, Paul Brady, Pavement, Prins Thomas, Triochotomy, Ken Peplowski, Louis de Paor and many more. Plus Eoin Butler runs his index finger seductively over the singles and downloads in Shuffle.

New fare on the big screen this week includes The Bounty Hunter, I Love You Philip Morris, Old Dogs, The Scouting Book for Boys, Zonad and The Spy Next Door. Plus the weekly movie quiz, movie news and the best darn entertainment guide in the land.

The Ticket: it’s so you.

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