Day: March 14, 2016

Restaurant Review – Stock Burger Co. Brighton

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food With an already strong independent restaurant scene, it’s no secret that Brighton has witnessed a boom in popularity of the American-inspired gourmet burger trend in recent years. What with the local-favourite Burger Brothers close to the North Laines, gaining rapturous rave reviews from visitors, ...

Review: Midnight Special

Review: Midnight Special

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer The TV plays and we hear of a kidnapped boy (Jaeden Lieberher). We see a faded image of the kidnapper (Michael Shannon), then we see the man himself. He says little, but his expression speaks emphatically.  Quietly intense and driven. The boy is sitting on ...

Final Report of Germanwings Crash Investigation Released

Final Report of Germanwings Crash Investigation Released

The final report of the Germanwings Flight 9525 crash investigation has been released. All 150 people on board died the flight hit a mountain in the French Alps en route to Düsseldorf from Barcelona–El Prat Airport. Investigators believe Lubitz brought down the plane deliberately, with records showing he had been suffering from severe depression ...

Placebo Announce 20th Anniversary World Tour

Placebo Announce 20th Anniversary World Tour

Placebo will be heading out on a world tour in October to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their platinum selling debut album ’Placebo’. The first leg of the ’20 Years of Placebo’ tour kicks off in Denmark on October 13th 2016 and runs through to Wembley Arena ...

Amtrak Train Derails In Early Hours in Kansas

Amtrak Train Derails In Early Hours in Kansas

An Amtrak train has derailed in Kansas en route from Los Angeles to Chicago with 128 passengers and 14 crew on board. According to early reports, approximately 11 passengers have been taken to a nearby hospital with injuries, although non of them were life-threatening. Amtrak said the derailment of the ...

Review: Waking Life – Blu-Ray

Review: Waking Life – Blu-Ray

By Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer This writer remembers trying awkwardly to impress an ex with Waking Life. Much like what one hears about David Forster Wallace’s Infinite Jest or Jean-Jacques Beineix’s Betty Blue (1986), Waking Life does feel like one of those features that certain inelegant young (male) students would use ...

Review: Extraction – DVD

Review: Extraction – DVD

By Michael McNulty Extraction could not have been more appropriately titled. Like having all four of your molars pulled at once it requires a general anesthetic to get you through it. As unimaginative as that was, it’s on a level with the quality of this film. Former CIA operative Leonard ...