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The X-Factor Chart: Movie Week

The X-Factor Chart: Movie Week

It's an X-Factor institution, every year we get a movie week and every year the contestants try to move the goalposts in order to suit themselves. The biggest example of this was back in 2009 when Jamie Archer tried to convince us all that Gummo was a thing whilst...

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X-Factor Fright Night Chart

X-Factor Fright Night Chart

As always there's been a lot of controversy about Fright Night being picked as this week's theme as people spend the weekend celebrating Halloween. Although those behind the show claim that it was just a coincendce I'd questioned why they'd have Fright Night as a...

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X-Factor: Semi-Final Chart

X-Factor: Semi-Final Chart

Back in the day, when a celebrity was on hand to mentor the contestants they would be repaid by having their songs crooned back at them. Not so in the case of Lionel Ritchie who just got to hear the contestants sing a variety of numbers whilst he gave them some words...

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X-Factor Chart: Movie Week

X-Factor Chart: Movie Week

Last night's X-Factor was an odd one to say the least. With the tragedy in Paris hanging over the show it felt slightly wrong enjoying the antics of some of the acts as well as the presenters' tributes to various movies. Odder still was Simon's opening monologue where...

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X-Factor Chart: Reinvention Week

X-Factor Chart: Reinvention Week

In all my years of watching The X-Factor I have never been as bored as I was watching last night's show. In my opinion, though there have probably been worse episodes, no other instalment provided the mind-numbing tediousness caused by last night's effort. I was...

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Matt’s X-Factor Chart: Big Band Week

Matt’s X-Factor Chart: Big Band Week

This week X-Factor went old school by giving us Big Band, a tradition that it reintroduced last year. As ever, some of the acts floundered under the weight of the 31-piece orchestra but a few brought their A-games. 1. Only the Young - I Wanna Be Like You  Despite...

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