Day: 21 May 2019

Cannes 2019 review: Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You

★★★★★ It all seems so simple; tired of horrible bosses and demeaning employment, Ricky (Kris Hitchen) decides to become a delivery driver under the oversight of ‘patron saint of nasty bastards’ Maloney (Ross Brewster). Quickly ensnared in a workaholic system of abuse and exploitation, Ricky and his wife Abbie (Debbie ...

Cannes 2019 Review: Lux Aeterna

★★★★☆ Gaspar Noé surprised us all, when the Cannes Film Festival announced the world premiere of a new work from the controversial auteur of Irreversible (2002), Enter the Void (2009) and last year’s acclaimed horror movie, Climax. A medium-length film clocking in at 50 minutes, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beatrice ...

Artisan Food

Restaurant Review: Artisan, Notting Hill

To begin, I must be honest: Italian food is one of my favourites. Unfortunately, this means I’m not easily impressed. With either an ‘authentic’ or ‘modern’ Italian restaurant on what seems to be every corner, we Londoners are spoilt for choice. That is not to say that London doesn’t have ...

How U.S. legislation is affecting UK gambling shares

This is a tough time for the UK gambling industry. Like most sectors of the UK economy, it is waiting to see if Brexit will hit future profitability. In addition, over the last few months, UK gambling companies have been hit by a series of regulatory blows that have struck ...

Stunning flower display installed on board a Heathrow Express service

Passengers travelling to Heathrow were greeted with a stunning flower display today after an on-board show was installed to celebrate the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. More than 3,000 flowers in total were fitted into a 43 seat, 23-metre long Heathrow Express carriage this morning with a cascade of purple ...