Part B

Arts and Culture previews, and commentary pieces.

“Justice League” is a terrible movie. And there’ll be many more just like it.

If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try, try again Perhaps this well-known proverb is Warner Brothers Studios’ mission statement. The latest instalment in the “Justice League” series has been met with the same abysmal critical reception both “Suicide Squad”…

Nothing But Thieves cancel Beaver interview amid fresh sexual harassment allegations

The Southend band Nothing But Thieves today withdrew from all future press engagements as a number of women came forward with sexual harassment allegations. Guitarist Dom Craik, 24, faces multiple accusations of aggressive, lewd behaviour. Twitter user @KeraStewart claims he…

Swift Corporation releases New Taylor replicant line, discontinues predecessor

The global A.I. firm Swiftco® this week added a new model to its popular Replicant line of autonomous androids, under release name “The New Taylor Swift.” Swift showed its gratitude immediately by producing  a collection of “songs” known by humans as…

Yer Da’s favourite band have still got it: Starsailor in Camden

“Hello, Mornington Crescent. It’s good to be at KOKO – we’ve never played this one before. Nice venue, friendly staff, a bit small. We’re normally down in Shepherd’s Bush, Hammersmith, Islington. Even played the O2 Brixton once, back in the…

Everything At Once: An Exhibition of Escape

There are times when life feels overwhelming and uncontrollable. We become plugged into a reality in which everything is a click away. Communication a constant stream; time and space feel boundless and formless; what should be manageable becomes something we…

Heddon Street Kitchen

The Heddon Street Kitchen, one of Gordon Ramsey’s acclaimed restaurants, is tucked away in the eclectic streets of Soho. Offering a range of dishes from many cuisines, the one thing that ties it all together is Ramsey’s style and recipes.…

Harry Potter at the British Library: A History of Magic

The British Library puts on an enchanting exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, which explores the diverse inspirations for JK Rowling’s Hogwarts. Designed very much like an open day for…

One Two Three Swing! in the Tate Modern

Imagine this: you walk into a bare, airy, grey hall. In the background, you can vaguely hear what seems like underwater sounds. You see an informational sign. It tells you that what you are experiencing is artwork. The sounds are…

The New Street Grill

The New Street Grill is a gentlemen’s club style steakhouse and winery with the Michelin Plate – ‘good food, served simply’ – by Liverpool Street Station. 2 weeks ago it was National Chocolate Week – I know, who knew there…

The Tip of the Iceberg: Beyond Harvey Weinstein

The story of Harvey Weinstein is by now  familiar to everyone. Since first being reported in the New York Times on October 5, allegations from sexual assault to rape against Weinstein now stretch back as far as the 1970s, with…