Nightcrawler

Even before Twilight finally drove a stake through their hearts forever, vampires were played out and non-threatening. The plague-carrying rat-like beast portrayed by Max Schreck in Nosferatu was gradually replaced by Robert Pattinson’s sparkly heartthrob as Hollywood spent years sucking out (pun definitely intended) every drop of danger from the...

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Holland Park events see the kids through to the end of summer

Fun summer holiday events continue at the Holland Park Ecology Centre until Friday 29 August with a range of activities for youngsters aged from eight to 12. Sessions include making a plaster cast of animal tracks on Friday 22 from 11am to 3pm, creating a museum in a box on...

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BFI exploring the mystery of the missing Sherlock

The BFI is calling on ‘detectives’ around the world to see if they can help discover a copy of the world’s first feature film starring Sherlock Holmes. High on the list of the BFI’s Most Wanted films is A Study in Scarlet, that was released 100 years ago this autumn...

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Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque

Transported to the sin-filled alleyways of 19th century Paris on June18th I visited the Belle Epoque Party, which celebrates and commemorates debauched gone-by times in secret locations with the aid of the heady aphrodisiac green fairy. On this occasion the Party was held at the Arches in London’s Shoreditch. A...

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