Highlights

Britain To Close Its Borders To Unskilled Workers – Would You Get Enough Points?
Posted in: Editorial, Highlights, People, Videos

The new immigration system which is based on points has come under examination and scrutiny since its announcement, with much stricter rules for those who apply for visas and essentially eliminating entry to unskilled workers. Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, has pushed for this new system before in Brexit debates, but has admitted it meant […]

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Features

Artist Denise Wyllie’s English Gardens From Russia With Love
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

London-based painter and printmaker Denise Wyllie returns to Russia with a September exhibition in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia which brings the English Garden back to the republic. She will reconnect with the art community she first met almost three decades ago as the first non-Russian woman artist to have a show in this region in the […]

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Reviews

The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN, Immersive theatre
The Great Gatsby [Theatre Review]
Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

For those who know little about great American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, his novels are set in Prohibition-era US with all the flamboyance of the Roaring Twenties. The Great Gatsby depicts the wealth, excess and dazzling society parties hosted by his lead character millionaire Jay Gatsby. This immersive theatre and dining experience starts with a […]

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Film

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

    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 […]

  • Global Surrealist Filmmakers Follow in the Footsteps of the Surrealist Pioneers
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Galleries & Museums, Movies & TV Shows, Shows & Exhibitions

    A century after the word surrealism was first used, a global collective of surrealist filmmakers has reinvented surrealist leader Andre Breton’s fold drawings – but this time using film, of course. And they may well be the first in a century to do it this way, using social media connectivity and digital film technology. In […]

  • 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 […]

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

    MANY FANS of the cult 1970s Wonder Woman series were praying against a remake that would harm the pristine memory of former Miss World USA Lynda Carter. In reality, the 2017 version would face little competition in the stunt and special effects departments. Dealing with the Carter-effect is another matter. The most effective way to […]

  • Curzon Aldgate
    Curzon Aldgate
    Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, Places

    Film lovers will be excited to know that a new Curzon cinema will be opening in Aldgate, East London in January 2017. With the Genesis Cinema just down the road in Whitechapel the East End will be spoilt for choice as its reputation as a cultural hub grows. It will form part of a cool […]

  • Tourbillon Sci-Fi London 2016
    Tourbillon at Sci-Fi London 2016
    Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, Unused

    SCI-FI LONDON 2016 featured an entertaining and challenging selection of shorts and independent features at Stratford Picturehouse with Tourbillon receiving its world premiere. Directed by Gene Ivery, his debut movie explores the possibility of immortality through the life of Daniela who has been genetically modified by her scientist father so that she can live forever. […]