Reviews

  • Time Run
    Time Run (Entertainment)
    Posted in: Places, Reviews

    Time Run is a high-tempo and cinematic live gaming experience for groups of 3-5 people, a great outing for work colleagues or pals, recently launched in Hackney’s London Fields. Makers have set a 60-minute quest across history, led by an endearingly eccentric robotic assistant Babbage who has rather amusing antidotes. Time travellers get the opportunity […]

  • Zoolander2
    Zoolander 2 (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    After 15 years the sequel to the cult classic has finally arrived. Many fans are scared it won’t hold up as many sequels do, but it does. Zoolander 2 is a silly film that will make you laugh out loud. The expectations were high and unless you rigidly compare it to Zoolander 1, you will […]

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

    Spotlight tells the true story behind one of the Boston Globe’s biggest news stories, which caused a massive public outcry still going strong today. The film goes behind how journalists at the Globe uncovered an intense year-long scandal of child molestation within the Catholic Church and the consequential decade-long cover-up. The film has been nominated […]

  • The Hateful Eight
    The Hateful Eight
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    A film that feels more like a play than a film, but with the special effects plays could never feature. The sets are minimal, a carriage and the interior of a wooden frontier hut. Not many directors can hold an audience’s attention for three hours with dialogue and blood alone, yet not many filmmakers write […]

  • The Revenant
    The Revenant
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    Could 2016 be the year that Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar? Anyone who has seen his latest, The Revenant, seems to think he stands a very strong chance. The Revenant, which translates roughly as someone who returns after death or a long absence, is DiCaprio’s first collaboration with notoriously-method director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, who […]

  • Beowulf
    Beowulf
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    In a week where black actors were snubbed at the Oscars and actor Idris Elba addressed MPs over the lack of diversity on television, two black British actors stole the show in ITV’s £17million TV series Beowulf. Strangely enough, the drama is based on an Anglo-Saxon poem written in 700 AD when black numbers in […]

  • EC Clubhouse
    Earlham Street Clubhouse
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    Have you ever found a place so ridiculously, insanely out of this world cool that you simply had to shout it out from the rooftops so the whole world could know about it? Earlham Street Clubhouse is basement bar and restaurant in Covent Garden serving up NYC style pizzas and cocktails in red solo cups […]

  • Ebola to Isis exhibition
    From Ebola to Isis
    Posted in: Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    As we move into the early days of 2016 last year’s numerous international conflicts, natural disasters, health and development issues remain on the global conscience. The Fighting Extremes: From Ebola to Isis exhibition at the Imperial War Museum highlights the role of the British armed forces in this respect with displays reflecting the range and […]

  • Michael Craig-Martin: Transience (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    The Serpentine Gallery’s winter season features the work of Michael Craig-Martin, his first solo London exhibition for 25 years. This 1981-2015 retrospective will prove an interesting sensory experience for visitors because even the gallery walls are colour-coded to match the paintings. Yes green and pink walls. Bring the sunglasses! Since his early career as mentor […]

  • Youth film review
    Youth (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    Quirky, yet philosophical, the film combines humour and high art all in one. Aesthetically reminiscent of Fellini’s 8½ director Sorrentino succeeds in creating a visually outstanding piece. Youth is a remarkable motion picture, whose composition grasps your attention and delight. The film is about life, aging, time passing and our change in perspective as the […]