Day: January 5, 2018

Courvoisier Espresso Martini

The Weekly Cocktail Recipe: Courvoisier Espresso Martini

According to research from the University of Warwick, brandy is the UK’s favourite Christmas spirit – beating gin and whisky. Though Christmas has passed, it’s clear that brandy is an ideal (generally under-appreciated) spirit for the colder months at the beginning of the year. This week’s cocktail recipe – the Courvoisier ...

Forgotten Film Friday: The Wackness

Forgotten Film Friday: The Wackness

Jonathan Levine’s sophomore feature, The Wackness, released two years after his easily dismissible All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and three years before 50/50, despite (or perhaps in spite of) winning the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, was met by a mixed critical reception.  But, this 90s’ set, ...

Film Review: Brad’s Status

Film Review: Brad’s Status

The idea of Ben Stiller playing a self-pitying white dude is not a particularly original one, yet here he finds himself once again in this new film by School of Rock writer, Mike White. Essentially a comedy drama, Brad’s Status is a film that yearns to be thought-provoking and rewarding, ...

Top Themes for a Fabulous Office Party

Top Themes for a Fabulous Office Party

Corporate parties are a great way to meet your colleagues in a more relaxed and unconventional environment, and it can be especially helpful for those that haven’t had much time to mingle during office hours. Nonetheless, they tend to include larger groups of people, which could potentially cause conflict in ...