A brooding thriller that takes place in Brighton in the 1950s. Tony Aaron (Liam Neeson) is a maverick ex-cop who now makes a living as a private eye...... more
A brooding thriller that takes place in Brighton in the 1950s. Tony Aaron (Liam Neeson) is a maverick ex-cop who now makes a living as a private eye setting up fake adultery cases with the help of his wife Hazel. One day Aaron bursts into a hotel room to find Hazel and their client a famous American painter murdered; the painter's body mutilated and his thumb with which he signed his paintings cut off and missing. Two lead suspects are brought to the fore: the painter’s widow and his mistress Angeline (Laura San Giacomo). Tony soon falls in love with Angeline but the investigation is turned on it’s head when it appears the victims were murdered with Tony’s gun and a neighbour leaves a suicide note claiming that he is the killer Aaron is found guilty of the killings but right before his execution a surprising piece of new evidence is discovered that changes everything….
...Westbourne Hotel, Brighton
This hotel is located to the east side of Kemptown in Brighton city centre. It is fairly easy to get to as it is ten minutes walk to Brighton station and Brighton Marina, where there is extensive shopping and leisure facilities such as ten pin bowling and pool. It takes two minutes walk to the sea front and Brighton pier, and other local...
Advantages: great location, cheap, nice rooms, excellent food Disadvantages: no parking, quite dated
...Introduction to the hotel:
The Royal Albion Hotel was built in 1826 and is situated in a fantastic location opposite Brighton pier. It is a three star hotel and has 186 guest rooms offering views of Brighton beach or the town centre.
My experience of the hotel:
I spent one night in the hotel in January of this year and for a three star hotel I was quite impressed. I and my girlfriend booked...
Advantages: Easy to get too! Disadvantages: Very busy in the Summer!
...It?s a dying breed, that?s what a pier is!! Fact is along the south coast of England there seem to be very few these days that aren?t damaged by fire or vandalism with the pier in Hastings being the most recent casualty of arsonists. It?s a shame really as the seaside piers are a great place to be on a summer?s day as they give an old fashioned feel to a modern day attraction. Brighton used to...