Day: March 17, 2015

Mommy – Film Review

By Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada Diane, a single mother picks up her teenage son Steve from a care facility for young people with behavioural difficulties. It is the last one in a series of similar institutions. This time he is expelled for starting a fire in the cafeteria, and everyone but ...

Gus Poyet

Poyet pays ultimate price

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport The news on Monday that Gustavo Poyet had been sacked as Sunderland manager came as no real surprise.  The 4-0 drubbing at home by Aston Villa was the final straw in what has been a fairly dismal season ...

San Antonio Spurs – back-to-back NBA titles?

Sport News 24/7 By Sean Simara  @Sean_FootyMad  @TLE_Sport The San Antonio Spurs have been going along nicely, maybe even a little under the radar for much of the season as other teams in the Western Conference make the headlines.  We can't forget though that this team are the current NBA ...

Passarella Death Squad X Penthouse

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Passarella Death Squad, the Anglo-Japanese fashion label has created 16 exclusive artworks for the iconic American adult brand ‘Penthouse’. Each image has been photographed, cropped and doctored by designer Danny Passarella to achieve the effect. Danny says, "While considering this project I was especially compelled ...

Will Hutton

Will Hutton: How Good We Can Be – Book Review

By Rob Foster @futuresinfinite In 1995 Will Hutton’s “The State We’re In” entered the bestseller lists and encapsulated a moment of change for Britain’s politics. Following the end of Thatcher’s reign and the fracturing rancour of John Major’s term as Prime Minister, Hutton’s diagnosis of need for a radical shift ...

The Voices – Film Review

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel We let millions of the furry little creatures into our homes, and the internet adores them. Yet put a cat next to a dog on screen and suddenly they become the villain. That’s certainly how Jerry Hickfang sees it in Marjane Satrapi’s unevenly energetic black comedy. ...

Drop The Pin Competition

By Nathan Lee  Google has revolutionised the notion of map making (cartography). Using intricate technologies we can now access directions, interactive maps and aerial imagery from across the world at the touch of a button, a technology that many of us have come to rely on as part of our day-to-day lives. Born from this, ...

Modern children “thrill-seekers” compared to parents

 By Charlotte Hope, Lifestyle Editor @TLE_Lifestyle Modern kids are a generation of ‘thrill-seekers’ who regularly take part in adrenalin-based activities their parents could only have dreamed of enjoying. Results have revealed that today’s kids are likely to have ticked off canoeing (25%), mountain-biking (20%), archery (24%) or go-karting (25%) by ...