Day: November 10, 2017

Forgotten Film Friday: Charley Varrick

Forgotten Film Friday: Charley Varrick

By Michael McNulty Whether you like Quentin Tarantino or not, the director has championed films that have often flown under the radar.  Don Siegel’s 1973 action crime caper film, Charley Varrick, being one of them.  The line, “they’ll go to work on you with a pair of pliers and blowtorch,” ...

Film Review: A Caribbean Dream

Film Review: A Caribbean Dream

By Jim Mackney A Caribbean Dream is a romantic comedy drama adapted from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The film was written and directed by Shakirah Bourne. The adaptation is set in modern Barbados with the island’s natural beauty expertly captured by cinematographer, Robin Whenary, the lush beaches along with ...

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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: ‘London To Kentucky’

One of the world’s oldest and most famous cocktails, this weekend marks the last chance to celebrate Old Fashioned Week (2nd-11th November). Set up in 2015, Old Fashioned week allows consumers to rediscover the classic serve, plus modern iterations, with ten ambassadors from bars across the world.  The official Bourbon ...

Plumbers, Australia’s richest tradies in 2017

Plumbers, Australia’s richest tradies in 2017

According to the Tradie Rich List 2017, plumbing is the highest paid tradie in Australia, 2017. The list, which was published on 27th of October 2017, presents hourly rates as charged per industry and location, and is based on more than 50,000 price quotes submitted to the price-comparison site ServiceSeeking.com.au. Plumbers in ...

Paddington 2: Film Review

Paddington 2: Film Review

By Anna Power Following 2014’s much loved cinematic triumph Paddington, can the sequel maintain the film's authenticity, charisma and sheer joie de vivre? The simple answer is yes and with bells on. Bringing to life such a beloved and enduring character from Michael Bond’s timeless books is a weighty responsibility ...

Revealed: The best Christmas sandwiches of 2017

Revealed: The best Christmas sandwiches of 2017

The best Christmas sandwiches of 2017 have today been revealed, with Pret’s Christmas Lunch Sandwich the pick of the 2017 season. Which? unveiled its first ever guide to festive sandwiches after recruiting 36 tasters to blind taste popular turkey Christmas lunch sandwiches and find out which ones really delivered the festive flavours. ...