2019 Articles

Peckham judged the world's eleventh coolest neighbourhood
Peckham judged the world's eleventh coolest neighbourhood
“This time next year we’ll be in the top ten” Peckham has been named the world’s eleventh coolest neighbourhood in [...]
September 18, 2019
Downton Abbey film review: If you’re a fan of period dramas, this may be your Avengers
Downton Abbey film review: If you’re a fan of period dramas, this may be your Avengers
Four years on from the final episode, Downton Abbey returns for more nostalgia and vicarious luxury. It’s 1927, and the [...]
September 13, 2019
A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic review: A rare breed of play from the creator of Enron
A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic review: A rare breed of play from the creator of Enron
Part love story, part police procedural, part political satire, A Very Expensive Poison gleefully defies categorisation.  Recounting the final days [...]
September 13, 2019
William Blake at Tate Britain review: A trip into the mind of a true revolutionary artist
William Blake at Tate Britain review: A trip into the mind of a true revolutionary artist
William Blake isn’t just an artist, he’s a figure almost as mythical as those he committed to paper, a part [...]
September 13, 2019
Blair Witch game review: Bloober Team over-stretches with this ambitious but flawed tale
Blair Witch game review: Bloober Team over-stretches with this ambitious but flawed tale
There are moments in Blair Witch that live up to the promise of the source material, recreating the sense of [...]
September 11, 2019
It Chapter 2 film review: Stephen King adaptation limps over the line
It Chapter 2 film review: Stephen King adaptation limps over the line
Pennywise the dreadful clown is brilliant as a twisted metaphor for our childhood fears. He is less brilliant as a [...]
September 6, 2019
Hansard at the National Theatre play review: Political drama is a blistering debut
Hansard at the National Theatre play review: Political drama is a blistering debut
George Osborne was in the audience for this blistering political drama by debut playwright Simon Woods, no doubt taking some [...]
September 6, 2019
Control game review: Alan Wake developer perfects its formula with this sci-fi masterpiece
Control game review: Alan Wake developer perfects its formula with this sci-fi masterpiece
When David Lynch and Mark Frost came up with the pitch for Twin Peaks, they ignored the prevailing wisdom for [...]
September 5, 2019