Day: April 7, 2017

Forgotten Film Friday: Badlands

Forgotten Film Friday: Badlands

By Michael McNulty It’s time to leave the badlands of work and turn to the badlands of the screen. This Friday’s Forgotten Film is a classic. Badlands is Terrence Malick’s Bonnie and Clyde. It went on to influence the later films True Romance and Natural Born Killers. This is Terrence ...

Tomboy: DVD Review

Tomboy: DVD Review

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt What can we say about a film called Tomboy? We can say that this transgender switching revenge flick is as offensive as it is boring. What’s more frustrating is that it’s co-written and directed by the great Walter Hill whose stripped-down features of previous eras ...

Yoga classes can lead to better sex lives, apparently

Yoga classes can lead to better sex lives, apparently

Twice weekly yoga classes help men undergoing prostate cancer treatment have better sex lives and be less tired, a new study found. Men who attended a 75 minute long yoga session twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment were less tired and had better sexual and urinary function than ...

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In Search of the Ultimate Poke

It would be quite fair to say that the discovery of poke (pronounced ‘poh-kay’, not like that thing your weird Uncle keeps doing on Facebook) is relatively fresh here in London. Until around 18 months ago, the Hawaiian dish would only have been known to the most food-savvy of city ...

The financial case for legalising cannabis

The financial case for legalising cannabis

Whatever your stance on cannabis may be you can't fault the ingenuity of our nation's illicit growers. This year alone factories have been uncovered in a mock Tudor home, an iconic chapel, an empty shopping unit just yards from a police station and even in a mansion a stone's throw away from the ...

City of Tiny Lights: Film Review

City of Tiny Lights: Film Review

By Linda Marric The main issue with Pete Travis' new film City Of Tiny Lights isn’t its lack of an interesting story to tell. With a great premise and a fantastic cast, this could have easily become one of this year’s greatest British success stories. However, the film is largely ...

Going in Style: Film Review

Going in Style: Film Review

By Linda Marric In Going In Style, director Zach Braff opts of a rather generic style of filmmaking to bring us a less than exciting heist movie featuring three of Hollywood’s most respected veteran actors. This remake of a Martin Brest’s 1979 movie of the same premise and name, sadly ...

Business survival through the tough times

Business survival through the tough times

Cash Advance Loans: Helping Your Business Survive Tough Times “What do you want your business to do? Make money, of course. To pay for people and supplies, to be able to grow.” – Margaret Heffernan Theresa May, the British Prime Minister triggered Article 50 on 29 March 2017. Therefore, the ...