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Hellacious Histrionics: Murder on the Nile

Aoife Byrne reviews the latest Agatha Christie production to hit The Gaiety Theatre, prescription  Murder on the Nile The Agatha Christie Theatre Company’s Murder on the Nile at The Gaiety Theatre has all the component parts of an Agatha Christie…

Retrogaming

Darragh O’Connor provides a blast from the past in his selection of bygone games There are literally hundreds of “retro” video games that are worth playing. People are most familiar with names like Sonic, cialis Zelda and Mario on the…

Video saved the radio star

Lisa Gorry takes a look and a listen at TV/music crossovers There’s a lot to be said for a good soundtrack. How often have you watched a movie and thought about what it would have been like without the music? How…

Awards Season

Joseph Gallagher assays a selection of films that have been predicted to do well this coming awards season Argo, malady from Ben Affleck, recipe chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans out of revolutionary Iran by means of…

Review: One Man Star Wars Trilogy

Not so long ago, levitra in a theatre not so far away… A Halloween audience was treated to the genius that is the One Man Star WarsTrilogy. This Off-Broadway play based on the original Star Wars trilogy, viagra sale and…

Des Bishop Likes To Bang

Dealing with everything from drums to drunks, cialis Aifric Ni Ruairc reviews Bishop’s latest comedy offering When Róisín Shorthall resigned as Minister for State of Primary Care last week because of her frustrations with Minister for Health James Reilly, little…

More Art with Less Matter

Aifric Ni Ruairc gets reacquainted with Hamlet and tries to keep up with the Wooster Group’s inventive interpretation Everybody knows Hamlet; maybe you read it for the Junior Cert, hospital maybe you desperately memorized it for the Leaving. If you’re…

Killing Them Softly

Andrew Dominik’s latest effort is a snazzy array of self-importance manifested in a blistering hypnotic movie that features a menacing performance from Brad Pitt as a mob enforcer by the name of Jackie Cogan. Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) is hired…

New Releases

Joseph Gallagher takes a look at the latest releases to hit the silver screen The Perks of Being a Wallflower Director: Stephen Chbosky Stars: Logan Lerman, treat Emma Watson, online Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd. Plot: An introvert freshman is taken…

Social Satire: Casual Vacancy

Disguised as a ‘storm in a tea cup’ novel about small-town politics, J. K. Rowling’s first offering since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows surprises with unflinching descriptions of the hardships of modern life. Barry Fairbrother may die in the…