Day: May 23, 2016

DVD/Blu-Ray Review: Youth

DVD/Blu-Ray Review: Youth

Review By Michael McNulty You may find it difficult to decide how to feel about Youth, Paolo Sorrentino’s most recent cinematic offering.  Set in a luxury spa hotel in the Swiss Alps, the film has a quiet melancholy about it with an undercurrent of comedy flowing beneath the surface. Youth’s ...

DVD Review: Mavis!

DVD Review: Mavis!

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada Mavis! explores the life and career of Mavis Staples, from her beginnings as a young girl performing gospel songs with her dad Pops and her siblings as the Staples Singers, through their transition to soul, some of her most important collaborations, and the ups and ...

Jon Snow Favourite For Man Utd Job After Quitting The Wall

Jon Snow Favourite For Man Utd Job After Quitting The Wall

Jon Snow is odds-on favourite to take the vacant managerial position at Manchester United after resigning as Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. Despite admitting to "knowing nothing" about the game, the United board has seen fit to take Snow over the hugely experienced José Mourinho, who said he is "heart broken" by ...

Restaurant Review: Darbaar, Shoreditch

Restaurant Review: Darbaar, Shoreditch

There are some 9,000 ‘curry’ restaurants in Britain, yet 99 per cent of them are cut from the same cloth. The Balti of Birmingham, the Tikka Masala of Glasgow and the onslaught of other salty, creamy dishes acting under the guise of ‘Indian food’ have created a unique Anglo-Indian style ...

European Air Fare War Looms

European Air Fare War Looms

A European air fare war is looming after Ryanair said it is to cut prices by seven per cent this year. Intensifying competition from air lines such as Transavia, Eurowings, Wizz and WOW air has forced the hand of Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary, who said: "If there is a fare war in Europe, then ...

Khan’s Coup: Night Tube is Go!

Khan’s Coup: Night Tube is Go!

London's new mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a 24-hour tube service will begin on Central and Victoria lines from 19 August, with Piccadilly, Jubilee and Northern lines to follow in the autumn. The coup comes almost exactly a year to the date that Boris Johnson tried to launch the 'night tube' ...

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How To Make The Perfect… Aubergine Moussaka

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Opened last year, Suvlaki is an Athenian Grill located in the heart of Soho, unsurprisingly specialising in Greek street food – Souvlaki. Set up by Greek celebrity chef Elias Mamalakis, the restaurant recently brought Alfred Prasad on board as consultant chef: having become the youngest ...