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A Deeper Look At: Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a TV show that sees exciting new technological concepts of today turn into nightmares of tomorrow. The anthology series features isolated stories and visions of the future in each episode, leading to exciting and brutal depictions of…

Cinema Calendar: Valentine’s Day

The Sugar Club – True Romance The Sugar Club is showing Tarantino’s 1993 Bonnie-and-Clyde-esque love story True Romance. Have a drink, order some pizza and then settle in to watch Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette play a pair of star…

Oscar Predictions

Award season is well and truly underway. With the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards in every cinephile’s rear view window, the Oscars will soon be upon us. The prevailing theme of this year’s award season is that every…

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Awards Season Darling or Controversial Mess?

Director: Martin McDonagh Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones & Lucas Hedges Martin McDonagh is known for his rather twisted, dark comedy style of film, as seen in the 2008 crime drama-comedy, In Bruges. Three Billboards…

Films To Look Forward to in 2018

Black Panther – February There’s a number of films coming down the pipeline to please Marvel fans this year; Avengers: Infinity War, Venom and Deadpool 2 to name but a few, there is one project that is buzzing with more…

2017 In Review

5) Beauty and the Beast (directed by Bill Condon) I will admit that this is somewhat of a sell-out selection but the Disney lover in me could not resist. The live action remake of the 1991 classic was charming, flamboyant…

2017 In Review

This has been a year of triumphs for African American actors and LGBT+ Cinema, of questionable remakes and of controversies from Affleck to Weinstein to Spacey, but from the remnants of 2017, a few special films have soared above the…

Film In Review: Bladerunner 2049

Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi thriller Blade Runner redefined its genre, and Denis Villeneuve took on a hefty challenge in attempting to create the perfect follow up to such an influential classic. (Disclaimer: I have not seen the original film, so…

How Is Mental Health Portrayed On TV?

Television producers don’t want to commit to characters with mental health disorders. It’s understandable. It’s difficult to structure a story around characters that may not react ‘normally’ to life. How do you write a tv show about someone who doesn’t…

Make Way For the King

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers ever, with more than seventy published works to his name (and a further seven under his pseudonym Richard Bachman). But King’s specific brand of psychological horror has never scored him much…

Film in Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The comic book Kingsman provided the basis for Vaughn’s 2015 espionage thriller Kingsman: The Secret Service. The Golden Circle sees the return of the blockbuster-esque flick with a cheeky side, not unlike other Vaughn films such as Kick-Ass (2014). This…

Film In Review: It

Andy Muschietti’s highly anticipated adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name hit our screens this week, and has been breaking records ever since. The monster-hit took in €10.9 million in its opening week, putting it on track…