Day: May 14, 2018

Flashbacks to ‘93: Menace II Society

Flashbacks to ‘93: Menace II Society

As opening statements in a film career go, the pre-credits sequence of Menace II Society is a powerful one. Two young black men, Caine (Tyrin Turner) and O-Dog (Larenz Tate) are carefully watched by the Korean husband and wife owners as they buy themselves beers in a convenience store. They’re ...

Cannes 2018: Cold War – First Look Review

Cannes 2018: Girl – First Look Review

The need for there to be a greater diversity in the stories we see told through cinema is once again a hot-button topic of conversation at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. And the importance of such range is perfectly underscored here by Flemish filmmaker Lukas Dhont, who earnestly seeks to ...

Cannes 2018: Cold War – First Look Review

Cannes 2018: Cold War – First Look Review

“Time doesn’t matter when you’re in love.” In Pawel Pawlikowski’s skilfully assured Cannes Competition feature Cold War, however, the passing of time matters greatly. We can see the initial yearnings of an attraction from the moment Wiktor (Tomasz Kot) and Zula (Joanna Kulig) first meet. He’s a composer, travelling around ...

you are going to die

You are going to die | Stop wasting time

You are going to die, as is everyone you know. So, it's time to stop wasting... time. Life Consultant Oliver Martin discusses how to take action to sop wasting precious time... Wow, this week has been all about TIME. So many people talking about their busy lives and manic schedules and ...

24 hours in Rotterdam

24 hours in Rotterdam

Take a measuring stick to a map and you’ll find that, as the crow flies, Rotterdam is closer to London than most UK cities. Yet owing to a lack of transport options the Netherland’s second city is often overlooked by Brits who seek out alternative destinations at a mere sniff ...

The Economics of Knowledge Versus Information

The Economics of Knowledge Versus Information

What’s the bare minimum number of dots needed to draw a star? The answer to this question raised by Dr. James Nitit Mah sheds light on a topic of growing importance: knowledge versus information. We will get to the answer later on. It is undeniable that we are in a ...