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Disney Streaming & Blockbuster Remakes

During the recent D23 expo in Anaheim, California, Disney unveiled a plethora of new shows and exclusive content for their new Disney+ streaming service. Titles ranged from a new High School Musical television series to a live-action remake of ‘Lady…

What Remains After The Award Buzz Settles

Award season in the film industry has come and gone. During January and February, films with Oscar buzz are released in Irish cinemas. But of course, if a film has been greatly acclaimed, it is likely that it might not…

Saying Farewell To ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

After a four-season run, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will air its last episode simply titled ‘I’m in Love’ on April 5th. Over the course of sixty-one episodes, the show has, in an unparalleled manner, deconstructed and reconstructed the very foundations of romcoms…

Television In Review: ‘Dirty John’

If you’re looking for a new Netflix series to binge watch then ‘Dirty John’ is the one for you. This eight-part American true-crime drama and thriller has been raking in positive reviews and has stayed on the ‘popular’ and ‘trending…

Film In Review: Captain Marvel

Ever wonder how Nick Fury lost his eye, or what Phil Coulson’s first rodeo was, or how awesome a female-led MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) film is? Well, look no further than ‘Captain Marvel’, the feminist answer to ‘Wonder Woman’; proving…

Film In Review: Vice

The highly anticipated 2019 film ‘Vice’, directed by Adam McKay and starring Christian Bale as protagonist Dick Cheney, is a film unlike any other I have seen for a long time, if ever.   The film depicts the ruthless Dick…

Film In Review: Beautiful Boy

This is Belgian director Felix Van Groeningen’s debut English language film, based on the memoirs ‘Beautiful Boy’ and ‘Tweak’ by father David Sheff (played by Steve Carrell) and son Nic Sheff (played by Timothée Chalamet) respectively. It is a true…

Film in Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ is the first animated film starring the beloved superhero, but it remains the seventh Spider-Man film to be released in the twenty-first century. To add to that, a trailer for the forthcoming ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’,…

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…