Day: May 14, 2018

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Revealed: the tangled web between fossil industry and government

Mapped: Revolving Doors between UK Government and the Energy Industry DeSmog UK have investigated the undue influence of climate science denial and the fossil fuel industry on Britain's energy and climate policy since 2014. From the latest research on connections between energy industry figures and those in position to influence policy on the industry ...

The Changing Tide: Cannes 2018 Preview

Cannes 2018: Girls of the Sun – First Look Review

It would be so easy to become swept up in the obvious, outward significance of Eva Husson’s Girls of the Sun. The first of only three films to play in this year’s Official Competition to be directed by a woman, the Saturday night premiere screening was preceded by a silent ...

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 ...

La Luz release ‘Mean Dream’ video to mark latest album launch

La Luz release ‘Mean Dream’ video to mark latest album launch

After months of anticipation, La Luz's lush, lysergic new album Floating Features is finally out today. Shot through with rays of smoggy LA sunshine, the record navigates disorienting dreamscapes throughout its 11 tracks--particularly ‘Mean Dream’, which has a new music video from director Ryan D. Browne. La Luz have just ...

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 ...

Oldroyd Fritto Misto

Restaurant Review: Oldroyd launches ‘Meat Free Mondays’

Vegetables are everywhere in 2018. Once considered the sole reserve of vegetarians and vegans, meat and fish-free cooking has become so revolutionised it’s no longer a constant source of taboo for staunch meat eaters. At long last, mushroom burgers and slices of neoprene, masquerading as cheese, are becoming a thing ...

American Power And Gas: Fossil Fuel Vs Renewable Energy

American Power And Gas: Fossil Fuel Vs Renewable Energy

As the world moves toward more renewable energy and begins to phase out fossil fuel, American Power and Gas is at the forefront of the movement. Concerned about the environment and the economy, they've begun work to improve renewable energy and work toward more green energy solutions.   As consumers ...