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Anohni – HOPELESSNESS, a masterpiece for the modern warrior

Antony Hegarty has always been outspoken, articulate and in tune with the present day. But on the Antony and the Johnsons singer’s first album under new nom-de-plume, Anohni, her craft reaches soaring new heights. HOPELESSNESS is a protest, a warning, a call to action. Listen only briefly and you will hear melodic riffs of heartache, affliction and pain; but scratch the surface and ...

Spring Culling – What’s Not To Watch Anymore

There’s an episode of the original series of ‘Skins’ in which, during a school trip to Russia, Anwar discovers that a beautiful local girl he’s been pursuing speaks fluent English, due to being an avid fan of ‘Friends’. If that doesn’t speak volumes as to the overabundance of America’s cultural exports, I’m not sure what does. From ‘24’ to ‘Two ...

Day 3 of Cannes Film Festival 2016.

The 69th Cannes Film Festival has seen its fair share of mesmerising muses. Below we explored day three, Friday, of the photocall shots taken, who donned the red carpet and indeed, the premières. On day three of Cannes 2016, Slack Bay (Ma Loute) had it’s première and it was the most enviable event to be invited to, it seems. The film is based ...

In The Club – BBC Drama At Its Best

In The Club aired its first series on BBC One in 2014 to an enthusiastic response. Written by Kay Mellor, it explored the relationship between a group of mums-to-be united through ante natal classes and a blog. It also put a spotlight on their backgrounds and their respective partners.



Among the mums-to-be, a career woman who has left her husband for a younger man and lost the respect of her of her existing children, she's called Roanna and played by Hermione Norris. Then there's Rosie, played by Hannah Midgley, she's only a teenager, still at school and had been hiding her pregnancy from her widowed father. Diane, played by Jill Halfpenny, is already a mother to two adopted children, she's in her own bubble because of the miracle that she is carrying, twins of her own. Therefore she is blissfully unaware that her husband has lost his job and their finances are non-existent. Jasmin played by Taj Atwal, in the meantime has been rather forced into her marriage with husband, Dev (Sacha Devan) and isn't 100% sure he's the father of her baby. Kim, played

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‘Assassin’s Creed’ Trailer Lands And Slays

Let’s be honest, video games and the silver screen haven’t exactly enjoyed the best marriage in the past. With the likes of ‘Super Mario Bros’, the ‘Resident Evil’ franchise, ‘Hitman’ and ‘Prince of Persia’, the genre has become notorious for critical or box office bombs, and it’s beginning to tell even with the industry’s marketing of these projects. ‘Ratchet & ...

Live Action Disney Movies Vs Animated Disney Movies

Live action Disney movies are fast becoming as common as the animated versions, it’s not unusual for a Disney Classic, Disney Pixar and live action to follow each other in quick succession. This year, Jungle Book has burst onto our screens with computer generated characters, an actor (Neel Seth) playing the part of Mowgli and not a dancing Baloo or ...

Cannes Film Festival 2016 – Red Carpet

The Photocalls and Opening Ceremony for the 69th Cannes Film Festival, 2016 took place yesterday evening, Wednesday. Woody Allen premièred his new star studded film ‘Café Society’ at the Opening Ceremony for the 69th Cannes Film Festival, 2016. Actors and actresses involved in the 1930’s set movie include Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Jessie Eisenberg and Corey Stoll (pictured above, far ...

Disney Infinity Discontinued

The toys-to-life game Disney Infinity has been discontinued, Disney Interactive has announced. Not only will the game cease to be produced but Disney is getting out of self-publishing games altogether by also announcing that the game’s developer Avalanche Software will close. In a statement on Disney Interactive’s blog, Avalanche Software’s CEO John Blackburn said: “From the beginning, Disney Infinity was built for you—our fans—and I wanted ...

#StarringJohnCho vs. The Hollywood Agenda

2016 is rapidly becoming the year where Hollywood really can’t catch a break. Following the prominence of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, as well as the furore over the Zoe Saldana-starring Nina Simone biopic, fresh and concerted efforts are being made to address the similar underrepresentation of Asian-Americans on the big screen. Although the Twitter account has been up since April 28th, ...

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