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ODE TO ROY

Ode to Roy: Why Orbison is one of the rock’n’roll greats. His prodigious musical output no longer receives the acclaim it deserves, but it is time to reappraise the tragic life and extraordinary work of Roy Orbison. By Bob Stanley I’ve spent the first week of 2016 listening to three albums on rotation: There Is Only One Roy Orbison, The …

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BAFTA NOMINATIONS

Carol and Bridge of Spies lead the pack. Steven Spielberg and Todd Haynes’s dramas have secured nine nominations apiece at this year’s Baftas, while The Revenant trails with eight and Mad Max: Fury Road surprises with seven – but there’s disappointment for Spectre and Suffragette. By Catherine Shoard Well-upholstered American period dramas – and one riotous Aussie adventure set in …