Reviews

  • Lina Iris Viktor: Some Are Born to Endless Night (Art Review)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor presents a September exhibition at Autograph ABP, Shoreditch which offers striking commentaries on a vibrant palette, imbued as it is with spiritual, historical and ethnic elements. She brings together an exploration of hermetic philosophies and mathematical and scientific principles in this empowered celebration of the African queen. You’re left in […]

  • FrightFest, Girl On the Third Floor, horror movie
    Girl On The Third Floor (Film review)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    It’s the 20th anniversary of FrightFest, the UK’s biggest horror and fantasy film festival and it promises an entertaining selection of features and short films from home and international talent. There’ll be 78 films over five days, with legendary director Dario Argento attending for the guest of honour screening of his 1982 movie Tenebrae. FrightFest […]

  • Michele Terry as Hotspur, Henry IV
    Henry IV, Part 1 (Theatre)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    Prince Harry hanging out in taverns with his rowdy mates, much to the disappointment of his father who prefers behaviour more becoming of a prince. The plot sounds vaguely familiar but with our own Prince Harry now happily wed and out of the clubs, rewind 600 years to the years preceding the Battle of Agincourt […]

  • Photo from Get Up Stand Up exhibition at Somerset House
    Get Up, Stand Up Now (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    Nothing best illustrates the dissolving of social inequalities in Britain over the centuries than the venue for this exhibition. Somerset House was once owned by Georgian aristocracy and has retained much of its noble presence even though its Neoclassical courtyard is now just for the tourists and open-air arts events. Fast-forward to 2019, and the […]

  • Bulbul Can Sing (Film)
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    The London Indian Film Festival is now in its 10th year, bringing South Asian filmmaking talent to the capital with red carpet events at renowned independent film centres such as BFI Southbank and the Barbican Cinema. London’s oldest cinema, the Phoenix, north London and Stratford Picturehouse, east London are also amongst the venues showcasing the […]

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (TV Show)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews, Videos

    Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot, Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.

  • Colette (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews, Videos

    Colette is a biopic about the famous French author Colette starring Kiera Knightley and Dominic West. It’s a powerful film about identity and self-discovery with an important message. After the success of other period pieces like The Favourite, audiences will be flocking to this but is ‘Colette’ the film they’re expecting to see? Is it […]