Reviews

  • Black Mass (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    Black Mass reinstates Johnny Depp as one of the finest actors of our generation and puts him back on the map of serious actors after a few well-paid commercial disasters. The story the Director Scott Cooper and screenplay writers Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth tell is the story of the rise and fall of South […]

  • Simon Schama’s Face of Britain (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews

    Historian Simon Schama’s five part series of the same name was recently broadcast on BBC-2 and this exhibition of portraiture featuring powerful figures from British history runs in conjunction with a similarly themed book. The exhibits are divided into Power, Love, Self, Fame and People and it is left up to the visitors to attach […]

  • Black British Art in Action
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    The Black British experience is explored on many levels by this selection from the London Metropolitan Archives. Covering issues such as identify, struggle and broader culture, the work is varied, and incorporates many platforms of expression and creative tools. Its ‘No Colour Bar’ banner underpinning the work of all of these British-centred artists, but also […]

  • Sicario (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    Denis Villeneuve’s newest film is an action packed thriller whose intensity gives the audience few moments to catch a breath. This movie is an adrenaline fuelled craze that will keep your eyes clued on to the screen, with a score by Jóhann Jóhannsson that will accentuate even further a sense of imminent doom as we […]

  • Posh Nosh Vegan Dining at The Gate
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    Nestled in the borough of Islington about 200 yards from Angel underground station is The Gate. In comparison to the Hammersmith location of the restaurant known to have been graced by the crème de la crème of diners such as Madonna, Paul McCartney, Stella McCartney, Gwyneth Paltrow, the Islington branch is slightly low profile. The […]

  • Black Representation in Medieval and Renaissance Art
    Posted in: Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    It’s easy to become distracted at the V&A. It’s not everyday you have Leonardo da Vinci’s handwritten notebooks within eyeshot, competing with the sensual overload of countless other glorious artefacts and paintings spanning centuries. Within this glory, understated and enlightening, lies the history of the black experience in the medieval and renaissance period. Understated because […]

  • No 41 at Mayfair
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Reviews

    There’s just something about the air in Mayfair, one of London’s busiest business and shopping districts, home to some of the best 5 star hotels, retail chains, clubs and restaurants. Think Mayfair, think classy. Splash the cash for sure. Parallel to Berkley square, on Conduit street, adjacent to the 5 star Westbury Hotel is a […]

  • Trainwreck (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    Amy Townsend and her little sister Kim Townsend as little girls get told by Daddy Gordan Townsend (Colin Quinn) why he and Mommy are divorcing. Just as they’d get bored playing with just one doll all their lives, that they might like to play with other dolls, so too Daddy would and that’s why Daddy […]

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