The Negotiator

Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike star as CIA agents in the thriller ‘The Negotiator’ (a/k/a Beirut), in cinemas and on digital HD from August 10th. In 1972, former U.S. diplomat, Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), was caught up in a terrorist…

The sun is rising over D’Arbly street in the form of new restaurant Ceru.

On a street that is probably best known for the street that houses The Breakfast Club and it’s never ending queues, Ceru brings fresh and new light to this street that was once just a pass through from Soho to…

It Happened in Key West

A true story of a man who dug up the love of his life is a musical called ‘It Happened in Key West.’ Yes, it did happen in Key West. In the 1940’s, Count Carl Von Cosel fell in love…

Kiss Me Kate

A revival of ‘Kiss Me Kate,’ the Cole Porter musical that’s been around for more than half a century, is now being performed at the London Coliseum for two weeks only. Taking over space which was briefly occupied by the…

The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett has reached a new pinnacle in his career with the release of his new film “The Happy Prince.” In a film in which he wrote and directed, Everett plays Oscar Wilde in the final years of his life.…

71st Festival de Cannes Awards

It was a matter of whether it would be ‘Shoplifters’ or ‘Blackkklansman’ to win the Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. In the end, it turned out to be Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Manlike Kazoku’ – ‘Shoplifters.’ It’s…

Cannes Diary – Day 6

When you are attending the Cannes Film Festival you’ve got to be ready for almost anything, to be spontaneous, for one moment you might be in the queue for a ticket to a movie but then you hear about a…

Cannes Diary – Day 4

Wow – the week is more than half over and there are signs that the festival is almost already coming to an end. It’s less busy than it was earlier in the week, there are fewer events and fewer film…

Cannes Diary – Day 3

After having not slept that much – day 3 turned out to be more about socialising and meeting people than about films. The first event in the agenda was a press conference for Spike Lee’s new film Blackkklansman – which…

Cannes Diary – Day 2

Cannes Diary Day 2 was a day when strategic planning is a necessity when coming to Cannes. One has to pre-plan the day and also have backup plans in case some plans don’t happen. In the morning I attempted to…