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BBC Creative launches Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games promotion

A year later, but still eagerly awaited, BBC Creative launched its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games trailer titled Let’s Go There, ahead of the channel’s coverage, which premieres next month. Created in-house with the help of Nexus Studios and collective director Factory Fifteen, the spot sees Tokyo invaded by the Olympics …

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Rauw Alejandro draws new blueprint for Spanish-language pop

“¿Cuándo fue? “, The 10th track from Rauw Alejandro’s new album” Vice Versa “, provides an unexpected jolt. As the Puerto Rican singer mourns the departure of a lover, producer Tainy mixes streams of synths and delicate percussion, leaving them bleeding in a hiss of warm air. Suddenly, a nervous …

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Scarlet Nexus review – banal in the brain

Despite being created by much of the same team as 2019’s Code Vein, Scarlet Nexus – also a melee-focused third-person anime game – is certainly not Soulslike. Instead, it’s an intense character action game with psychic powers and absurd monster designs that would make Hidetaka Miyazaki blush – and if …

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The Quick Saga, Vin Diesel and Pachinko

Akina Chan – courtesy Anna Sawai smiles when she remembers telling a teenage friend that she wanted to be an actress. Her friend said to her: “You seem to be in Fast Furious. Sawai had no idea that she would one day land the role of Elle, a mysterious girl …

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