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Taking the Men from Menstruation: Period. The End of a Sentence.

★ ★ ★ ★  You might not know it, but last year’s winner of Best Documentary Short Subject at the Oscars is available on Netflix. Period. End of a Sentence is an informative and inspiring short that I am glad…

(Spooky!) Netflix Recommendations

The Haunting of Hill House Series ★ ★ ★ ★ The Haunting of Hill House is a modern Netflix adaptation of the classic Shirley Jackson novel from 1959. This supernatural horror drama will have you absolutely glued to the screen….

Film Review: Joker

★ ★ ★ ★  Director Todd Phillips, most notably known for his work on the Hangover movies, has created a thrilling adaptation of the iconic Batman villain in his ground-breaking new film Joker. However, Phillip’s origin story for the cackling…

Film & TV News

The 4th Annual Wicklow Film Festival took place from the 19th to the 21st of September 2019. The theme for this year’s festival was ‘Turning Points’, with six filmmakers choosing films which impacted both their lives and the formation of…

Unplanned: The Film, The Controversy

The Film Unplanned, based on the memoirs of Abby Johnson, is a film that follows Abby as a clinic director at a Texas Planned Parenthood location, and her subsequent transition to Pro-Life activist. After eight years of working and running…

Hello, Love, Goodbye: Should I think of you or should I think of myself?

Hello, Love, Goodbye: Should I think of you or should I think of myself? ★ ★ ★ ★  This question has always attached itself to me, even today. If one could truly give and take in a relationship or if…

Netflix Recommendations

The Social Network (Film) ★ ★ ★ ★ This 2010 film chronicles Mark Zuckerberg’s path to creating Facebook, a journey which began in his college dorm. The film is primarily concerned with the enemies Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) created on his determined…

Film Review: Parasite

★ ★ ★ ★  While Bong Joon Ho might be a name unfamiliar with most western audiences, he has proven time and time again to be capable of making extraordinary films that are both accessible to a modern audience and…

Film & TV News

The 44th annual Toronto Film Festival ran from the 5th to the 15th of September, with Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’ taking home the People’s Choice Award. The film received understandably mixed criticism, however, as it is a black comedy following…

Film Review: Blinded by the Light; Why Cheesy Period Pieces Serve Us Better Than Nostalgic Romps

Our contemporary media has seen a recent influx in the number of film and television series which are set in the 80s. The sociological reasoning behind this trend is a subject for another article entirely, however in its simplest terms,…

Netflix Recommendations

High Seas (Series) ★ ★ ★ This Agatha Christie style murder mystery is a Spanish Netflix series (don’t worry, it comes with subtitles), enrapturing audiences in heartbreak and heart-warming family, love and moral responsibility narratives. With frustrating dynamics for the…

Film Review: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino’s highly anticipated tenth film. It is set in 1969, during the final months of the golden age of Hollywood, a time that Tarantino is clearly nostalgic for. The cast is impressive- Leonardo…