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Is Liam Neeson a Racist?
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Liam Neeson has been promoting his new movie Cold Pursuit (think Taken but it’s snowing). But, while speaking to The Independent he told an anecdote about how he once spent a week intent on killing a black person. This provoked varied responses from understandable outrage to praise for his honesty. In this episode of Hot Buzz What’s Hot […]

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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (TV Show)
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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot, Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.

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Movies & TV Shows

  • London Book and Screen Week
    London Book and Screen Week
    Posted in: Books, Events & Festivals, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

    LONDON BOOK AND SCREEN WEEK  might seem a tenuous creative mix but not when you consider it is celebrating one thing – storytelling, regardless of its form. So whether you’re a book lover, aspiring author, bestseller, film buff, independent film-maker or Hollywood bigwig, then London Book and Screen Week 9- 15th April offers opportunities for […]

  • A Quiet Place (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    A QUIET PLACE is a pretty quiet film. In fact, after a couple of scenes, you’ll get the impression you are watching a silent movie. The characters rarely speak so as to prolong their survival in an environment where blind reptilian extraterrestrials hunt down anything they can hear. Their lack of sight evens up the […]

  • From Drones to Phones – Filmmakers Embrace New Technology
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Movies & TV Shows

    Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh’s latest film ‘Unsane’ was shot entirely on an iPhone. With 4k quality available on smartphones,  groundbreaking technology is opening new doors for indie filmmakers who are now reaching for their phones and drones. THE RAPID increase in digital technology and advances in smart engineering have led to startling new developments […]

  • Suicide: The Ripple Effect
    Posted in: Features, Movies & TV Shows

    Actor Robert Walters recently received a Best Male Emerging Talent nomination at the British Urban Film Festival for Remembrance Day, a short film he co-wrote. Hot off of his movie success, What’s Hot London? interviews him about another project in which he has a more personal involvement. He talks in-depthly about feature-length documentary Suicide: The […]

  • Short Film Screenings at the Cinema Museum
    Posted in: Editorial, Events & Festivals, Features, Galleries & Museums, Movies & TV Shows

    Eddie Saint-Jean, editor of What’s Hot London? magazine attends a screening of his short film at the Cinema Museum, Kennington. His film When The Earth Fell Down is about an environmental disaster. The film event was organised by Exploding Cinema who screened 20 experimental films submitted by film-makers from all over the world.

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

    “Your parents know I’m black don’t they?” asks Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) as girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) prepares to take him to the lakeside estates of Upstate New York to meet the, on the face of it, middle-class liberal mum and dad. And so begins Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner horror style circa 2017. The characterisation […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Film)
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    Whether you’re a Star Wars old timer who believes that there’s been nothing to touch A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi or a Gareth Edwards or J.J Abrams fan, you’ll soon agree on one thing – The Last Jedi has made the franchise a Force to be reckoned with […]

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Film)
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    Yorgos Lanthimos, director of surreal 2015 feature Lobster, has a track record that suggests he doesn’t do mainstream movies and didn’t disappoint with the edgy, off-key The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Starring Colin Farrell as cardiovascular surgeon Steven Murphy and Nicole Kidman his ophthalmologist wife, the couple’s idyllic suburban life gets a chilling wake […]