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'Mrs Doubftfire': You'll Be Relieved These Dark Deleted Scenes Didn't Make The Final Cut

Mrs. Doubtfire gave the late Robin Williams one of his best-loved roles. As a doting but unreliable dad who disguises himself as a strict Scottish housekeeper when he loses custody of his kids, he was both hilarious and unexpectedly touching. It's a film that's very much of its time - if it were made today, Aerosmith's 'Dude (Looks Like A Lady)' probably wouldn't make it onto the soundtrack - but 23 years after it came out, Mrs. Doubtfire's charm remains undiminished.

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Reading & Leeds Festival Lineup 2016: Everything We Know So Far

The annual rock ‘n’ roll knees-up is still a few months away but we already know that Reading & Leeds Festival will be a highlight for many of you this year. The lineup already boasts some of the biggest names in the game and we’re already giddy at the prospect of seeing the hottest new bands around as well as huge headline acts.

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The Five Weirdest Pop Star Video Games Ever

Optimistic developers Glu Mobile – the people who brought you Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, no less - are describing it as a “one-of-a-kind digital gaming experience”, but we can pretty much already guess what the forthcoming Taylor Swift mobile game, due later this year, will involve. You’ll play Swifty, constantly flicking through a virtual address book trying to hunt down major celebrities to perform with you at that night’s gig, while fending off interruptions from your shouty Scottish boyfriend and Haim trying to drag you down the pub. Even as you approach the end of the tour, and thus the game, Kanye West repeatedly appears and doesn’t let you finish.

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Q&A: School Of Seven Bells' Alejandra Deheza On The Death Of Bandmate Benjamin Curtis And Their Final Album

Brooklyn beat dreamers School of Seven Bells came to a sad end in 2013 when multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Curtis lost his battle with Lymphoma. It was two years before Alejandra Deheza could revisit their final sessions, eventually enlisting M83 producer Justin Meldal Johnsen to finish upcoming album ‘SVIIB.’ Part eulogy, part life-affirming tour-de-force, she reveals the pained process behind its creation.

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