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’.
Colette is a biopic about the famous French author Colette starring Kiera Knightley and Dominic West. It’s a powerful film about identity and self-discovery with an important message. After the success of other period pieces like The Favourite, audiences will be flocking to this but is ‘Colette’ the film they’re expecting to see? Is it […]
When art critic John Ruskin saw an exhibition of American artist Whistler’s abstract paintings at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1877 he so disliked the work he accused him of ‘flinging a pot of paint in the face of the public’. And if that paint was Dulux White and you accidentally stepped in it, the footprints […]
The regeneration of Stratford, East London has seen it become a centre of transport, communications, retail and commerce as well as a creative hub. Hot on the heels of these housing developments, Stratford International Station, the Olympic Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a cluster of bars and clubs, hotels and restaurants hoping to […]
The title should give it away, but don’t worry, this play on words will soon become self explanatory. Prepare for a few surprises because this low budget horror movie has a high budget feel and bridges one or two genres in an inimitable northern style. Filmed in Bradford, Leeds and Manchester, Polterheist draws you into […]
Murder-Mystery on the Murdér Express steam train departing from a reconstructed train station at the Pedley Street Arches, Tower Hamlets. Is it theatre, is it a pop-up restaurant? Well, few before have ‘popped up’ with the lavish attention to detail and period grandeur of this immersive dining experience presented by award-winning creative collective Funicular. From […]
The National Portrait Gallery is celebrating the golden career of the first and only England captain to lift the World Cup. Former West Ham captain, Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore was born in Barking and signed professional for West Ham, his local club, in 1956 and went on to make 647 appearances for them in the […]
It may not seem the weather for it but canalside dining is the perfect antidote for a British winter. Add Venezuelan cuisine into the mix and that’s sunshine South America by way of Haggerston, East London. Certainly, as soon as you enter, the huge welcome message of ‘Bienvenidos’ above the rainbow-coloured counter will lighten up […]