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Film In Review: Mary Queen of Scots

You know what they say: heavy is the head that wears the crown. For Mary, the Queen of Scotland (Saoirse Ronan), and Elizabeth I, the Queen of England and Ireland (Margot Robbie), not only is the crown a heavy burden…

Television In Review: ‘You’

Even weeks after its release, people won’t stop talking about the Netflix adapted series ‘You’. ‘You’ is the new psycho-thriller starring our very own Penn Badgley, aka Dan Humphrey. The series swivels around Joe Goldberg, a bookstore clerk, with a…

Film In Review: The Favourite

The Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has made a name for himself as a maker of absurd, darkly hilarious films such as ‘The Lobster’ and ‘Dogtooth’. His latest project, ‘The Favourite’, focusses on Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) in 1708 while England…

Television in Review: A Discovery of Witches

It begins with absence and desire, it begins with blood and fear, it begins with A Discovery of Witches. The opening credits of the Sky Original Production: A Discovery of Witches sums up perfectly what can be expected from this…

Television In Review: The Haunting of the Hill House

It was a summer, in the 80s when the Crain’s moved into their dream house, a tightly knit family of seven. But soon all their dreams tarnished from the sinister, that slid into their lives from underneath the red room….

Film In Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

The 6-minute-long ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is the UK’s third best selling single of all time. Bryan Singer’s eponymous motion picture is a similarly entertaining, colourful journey. Yet unlike Queen’s greatest hit, it is decidedly lacking in certain areas and falls short…

Sharp Objects And It’s Portrayal Of Mental Health

Sharp Objects is an eight-part psychological thriller series, produced by HBO and adapted from Gillian Flynn’s novel of the same name. Without hesitation, it does not shy away from life’s grim realities. It has been lauded by critics for its…

Film in review: The Spy Who Dumped Me

This is a comedy that doesn’t know it’s a comedy; by this I mean the characters take everything seriously, but the scenarios they’re in are funny. Mila Kunis stars as Audrey whose boyfriend (Justin Theroux) just dumped her by text,…

Film in Review: A Simple Favor

Alcohol, murder, and sex: ​“A Simple Favor”​ was the farthest thing away from simple. The film could almost be broken into two parts: the first forty-five minutes or so, which were good, and the remaining hour and a bit –…

Film in Review: A Star Is Born

I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to attend the official press screening of the new Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga film “A Star is Born” in the Odeon at Point Square, prior to its general release to Irish…

An Ode To A Decade Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a world of films inspired and taken from the Marvel comic-book world. Whether you like it or not, the MCU has become one of ​the​ most successful and popular franchises, earning around $17 billion…

Film in Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Having grossed $159.4 million in the United States and Canada, just 5 weeks since being released in these territories, Crazy Rich Asians has now become an accurate description of its own cast members. To put this number in context, it…