Alice in Wonderland
Given the unreal success of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, it was inevitable, I suppose, that Disney would head straight to its sequel, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There. But Alice Through the Looking Glass is a heartless adaptation. The poignancy of Lewis Carroll's moral lesson on how precious time is becomes lost in a CGI-fest that's all spectacle and no soul.
August is deep into summer school holidays and although another superhero film has filled the slot occupied by Fantastic Four last year, the casting and trailers for DC Comics' Suicide Squad makes it clear that another Fantastic Four-style disappointment is not on the cards, and it could easily eclipse Batman V Superman to become the DC film 2016 is remembered for.
London has taken the all-British tradition of the afternoon tea to the next level with new options ranging from the stylish to the quirky. From fairytales to cigars, here are the best afternoon teas in town.
How does cinema follow a year like 2015? Three of the top 10 grossing films of all time in the UK were released within a seven month period and two of them became only the third and fourth films in history to cross the £90m mark. Add to that two of the biggest animated titles of all time, and it's clear that 2016 has a tough act to follow.
The hotel's gardens definitely have a magical feel to them such as hidden greenery beneath low hung branches that would be perfect for a Mad Hatters tea party and open forest areas that are just waiting for something special to be placed there.
Alice's journey is not played out in a single stage setting. Instead the production weaves its way around the grounds of St Paul's Church before concluding within the beautiful church itself.
The House of Lords has crushed an attempt to kill off the gay marriage Bill by 390 votes to 148 - a majority of 242 in favour
Lord Hylton, a crossbencher and one of the few remaining hereditary peers in parliament, has a problem with gay marriage
Members of the House of Lords raised fears of polygamy, incest and lesbian Queens as they staged a last ditch attempt to
The debate on gay marriage fell through the looking glass on Monday, as the peer leading opposition to same-sex weddings