Features

  • Five Cool Movies Set in London
    Posted in: Features, Movies & TV Shows

    With growing fears that Brexit will drive creativity from the heart of the capital here is a list of five memorable films that back up London’s position as one of the most sought after movie locations. An American Werewolf in London This 1981 horror movie directed by John Landis plays on American fears that it’s […]

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    What’s Hot London? Reaching for the Skies Crowdfunding Campaign
    Posted in: Features, Promotions, Videos

    What’s Hot London? is literally reaching for the skies with an upcoming inflight printed edition of its online magazine and to make this happen we have set up a crowdfunding campaign that kicks off on Thursday 12th January 2017. What’s Hot London? with its fun, flirty rhetoric has been putting the spotlight on all that’s overlooked by […]

  • Hot Shorts Film Festival Winner Elena Heading for Bigger Things in 2017
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Hot Shorts, Movies & TV Shows, People

    Director Elena Kovalenko was a double award winner at our own Hot Shorts Film Festival in October last year, triumphing in the editing and cinematography categories with her short film Underwater. We caught up with her to review her success and chat about her plans for 2017 including her new project Elemental Beauty. 1. Hi […]

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    Artist Marcus Sprigens
    Posted in: Features, People, Promotions, Shows & Exhibitions

    North London based artist Marcus Sprigen’s work caught many passing glances at the recent Islington Art and Design Fair. The similarity with the Dutch Master Vermeer in his displayed paintings was on further discussion not coincidental. His art is inspired from a wide-range of movements including Surrealism, Fantasy and elements of the dark psyche of […]

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    Interview with David Gilbank, Director of Award-Winning Short Film Polterheist
    Posted in: Features

    Fresh off of his film’s double-award winning night at What’s Hot London?’s  Hot Shorts Film Festival London 2016, David Gilbank the writer/director of supernatural crime caper Polterheist is now focusing on turning the multi-award winning short into a feature film. What’s Hot London?’s Eddie Saint-Jean interviews him about the film’s success and these plans for […]

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    London’s Hottest Graffiti
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    So where is the hottest graffiti in the capital? Quite simply in London’s East End! Brick Lane is best known for the colourful visuals found along the side walls of many Indian restaurants with more artwork crawling up the backstreets. Also in Bethnal Green you’ll find Hackney Road has become an important hub for street […]

  • Elizabeth Young on Age Defying Clubbing
    Posted in: Features, People

    Club promoter Elizabeth Young recently enjoyed success in attracting US soul singer Jocelyn Brown to her 80s night at the Edge Nightclub, Norbury where she performed crowd’s favourite Somebody Else’s Guy during her half hour set. She now shares her views on the changing and ailing nightclub scene and how she believes it can be […]

  • 50th Anniversary of London's Blue Plaque - Mary Seacole
    The 150th Anniversary of London’s Blue Plaques – Mary Seacole
    Posted in: Features, People

    The 150th anniversary of the introduction of English Heritage’s blue plaques to mark out buildings of historical and cultural significance passed with little mention in the press. In a fast-moving age such as ours where mobile phones, computer games and the internet are the chief preoccupations this is hardly surprising. But they honour important figures […]