Whilst the political landscape all over the world confuses and upsets people in equal measure, Adam McKay (Stepbrothers and The Big Short) decided the time was right to make a film about confusing and upsetting politics.
loving our families it is the sacrifice you make, but this emotional vortex is the central theme in Columbus.
Campari Creates: Art Installation in Brick Lane
Campari’s new pop-up in East London is an installation, a living cocktail dreamt up by artist Mark McClure…
Underbelly Festival: The Art of Drag
As the stage manager frantically set props on the stage for the next acts, Michael Twaits explained to us where the boundaries of drag can be pushed (anywhere), who can perform drag (anyone), and where he once found a sequin after a night out (!!)…
A Tale of Alchemy: Phoebe English x Grand Marnier
How do you express a flavour through fashion? How can the ingredients of a cocktail translate to bodies in dance?
The Square Review
The problem is that unlike Force Majeure that slowly unravelled from one moment, The Square focuses on scenes that show awkward moments, but without a narrative push to justify it.
Young Stationers’ Annual Dinner 2018
Surrounded by the opulent stained glass of Stationers’ Hall, the attendees celebrated the accomplishments of all shortlisted for the Young Stationers’ Prize…
The National Portrait Gallery: Rebel Women
Much of London has tried to honour the centenary of the vote for women in some shape or form, but few places are as well equipped to do so as the National Portrait, whose job it is to celebrate and commemorate figures who have altered the course of British history.
Theatre Review: Austentatious
If you are not cash or time rich, then going to the theatre can seem like a luxury. If you add to this a show that is impossible to predict and whose quality is not guaranteed, then the decision to see Austentatious could be difficult. It shouldn’t be.
Discover London: City Lit
Based in Holborn, they teach everything from astronomy, to Arabic, to photo etching. I challenge you to think of a hobby you’ve always longed to try that they don’t have on their programme!
Theatre Review: The Sleeper
The Sleeper is a real ask of the actors both physically and mentally – it’s well-meaning, uncomfortable, funny, sad and unselfconscious. It is part of a conversation needed now, more than ever.
The Anti Rom-Com and The Search For Subversion
It’s fair to say that the traditional romantic comedy has been on a downward spiral for at least a couple of decades, and arguably since Hollywood’s Golden age. In response to this, the clever folk in Tinsletown started making what I will call “Anti rom – coms”.
The Shape of Water Review
Are we as a planet ready for a film about a woman falling in love with a fish winning the Academy Award for best picture? (update: yes). I hope so.