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Somerset House: Skate Lates

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Events, Features, Review | by — November 13, 2018

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Skate Lates - Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason (c) James Bryant

Skate Lates Skate at Somerset House with Fortnum & Mason Skate runs from November 14th, 2018 – January 13th, 2019 by Alice Sanders One of my favourite things to do in the London winter – which is long and cold – is to go ice-skating on one of the many outdoor ice rinks that are […]

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old Directed by Peter Jackson In UK Cinemas November 9th, 2018 by Alex Plant Peter Jackson’s fascination with military history is well documented. From the tactical depictions of warfare in The Lord of the Rings to his long-gestating Dambusters remake, war, it would seem is his favourite topic, if favourite is […]

The Grinch

The Grinch

The Grinch Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Angela Lansbury, Kenan Thompson, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams and Cameron Seely In UK Cinemas November 9th, 2018 by Ailsa Abbott, age 6 I liked The Grinch because he gave back Christmas. The film looked Christmasy because there were Christmas trees, presents, decorations and […]

Tag

Tag

Tag Directed by Jeff Tomsic Starring Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones and Leslie Bibb On UK Digital October 22nd and DVD November 5th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Fiercely funny and surprisingly (somewhat) poignant, Tag may appear to be a generic run-of-the-mill modern comedy, but […]

Chromeo @ Printworks

Chromeo

Chromeo Printworks, London November 1st, 2018 by Joanna Orland In support of their fifth studio album Head Over Heels, Chromeo made a triumphant return to London to play one of the city’s newer and most unique venues. Printworks boasts a maze of corridors and rooms, with much of the building’s original industrial features from its […]

62nd BFI London Film Festival

62nd BFI London Film Festival 2018

62nd BFI London Film Festival October 10th-21st, 2018 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland and Richard Hamer The 2018 BFI London Film Festival brought world famous movie stars, European and world premieres, and cinematic highlights from Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Sundance to the UK capital. Alongside showcasing a handful of the best from other fests, […]

Jonny Woo’s Un-Royal Variety Show

Jonny Woo's Un-Royal Variety Show

Jonny Woo’s Un-Royal Variety Show Hackney Empire, London October 19th & 20th 2018 by Ruth Morley and Neil Bennett Jonny Woo’s Un-Royal Variety Show was a lot nearer to the yearly TV staple of the 70s and 80s than you might imagine. It’s an LBGTQI+ event over two nights at the Hackney Empire for the […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Favourite

The Favourite

The Favourite Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult and Joe Alwyn Screening at LFF October 18th, 19th and 21st 2018 by Joanna Orland In early 18th century Britain, England is at war with France, while an ailing Queen Anne (Colman) relies heavily on her devoted friend Lady Sarah […]

BFI London Film Festival: Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie Directed by Jon S. Baird Starring Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Nina Arianda, Shirley Henderson and Danny Huston Screening at LFF October 21st 2018 by Richard Hamer It’s 1953, and the world-famous comedy double act Stan Laurel (Steve Coogan) and Oliver Hardy (John C. Reilly) have entered into the final phase of […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers Directed by Jacques Audiard Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed Screening at LFF October 19th, 20th and 21st 2018 by Joanna Orland With ‘The Western’ being an enduring staple of cinema, you’d think it’d be hard to do a refreshing take on the genre. But The Sisters […]