Day: June 30, 2016

Review: The Colony

Review: The Colony

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer The Q&A which occurred after the Vue Piccadilly screening of The Colony was one embossed with passion. Director Florian Gallenberger’s near stream-of-consciousness speeches flowed around the auditorium with not only a sense of humility but also a sense of anxiety. At times his voice cracked. ...

DVD Review: The Here After

DVD Review: The Here After

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Magnus von Horn’s frosty debut feature; The Here After, has the lead; John (Ulrik Munther), looking to start anew after serving two years in prison for a violent crime. What occurred is revealed slowly in muted detail. We know enough to understand what happened, but ...

Review: Now You See Me 2

Review: Now You See Me 2

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer It’s a good guess that the Now You See Me franchise will be the closest thing the younger set of Millennials will get to an Ocean Eleven series. They have the same amount of gloss and slick pizzazz you’d expect from something from Soderbergh's trio ...

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Restaurant Review – Zima

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Russian cuisine is woefully underrepresented in London and, as a result, is generally under-appreciated amongst city dwellers. While the city’s restaurant scene is arguably one of the globe’s finest, embracing a vast melting pot of cultures - with so many restaurants now focusing on ...

UK Class Divide ‘Alive and Well’

UK Class Divide ‘Alive and Well’

Social research specialists NatCen have confirmed that the UK class divide is "alive and well" following a social attitudes study. The research revealed 77 per cent of people interviewed thought the class divide was either fairly wide or very wide, and just 26 per cent thought it was not very difficult to ...

Theatre Review: Richard III at the Almeida

Theatre Review: Richard III at the Almeida

Far be it from me to associate a political vacuum and conniving self-promotion with current members of The Conservative party, but there's something very ‘Brexit’ about Shakespeare’s Richard III. The infamous Gloucester returns to stage at the Almeida Theatre portrayed by Ralph Fiennes who encapsulates every dirty trick, selfish move ...

10 Sports England Still Dominate

10 Sports England Still Dominate

You can't blame England fans for feeling a tad despondent following the woeful Euro 2016 show, but it ain't all bad; we’re favourites to win the upcoming World Gravy Wrestling championships. As England crash out of yet another major tournament the English have been left with egg throwing and wicket ...