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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,…

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…

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…

The Importance of The Ordinary Female Story

As with everyone else in the world, I was in love with the Netflix original movie To all the boys I loved before. The sweet storyline, the wonderful and likeable characters, the general aesthetic of the movie and of course…

How Watching The Kardashians Makes You A Worse Person

The Kardashian-Jenner’s are a cultural phenomenon of our time, right? The obvious Instagram enviable selfies, the luxury Ferrari’s and G Wagon’s alongside those endless vacations to Mexico and Bora-Bora have us going crazy, wishing we could all expose ourselves to…

Film in Review: Dude

Shortly after its release on the 20th of April this year (420, get it?), the Netflix original film Dude had accumulated numerous review headlines claiming it was the worst film on Netflix. Currently it holds a 41% audience score on…

LGBTQ+ Cinema and The Rarity of a Happy Ending

Love, Simon is breaking ground in Hollywood in the most simplistic way: it is the first major studio film about a gay teenager. It follows the closeted Simon (Nick Robinson) as he begins an email correspondence with another secretly gay…

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Inside Out

Ruairi McCann reveals why Inside Out is a triumph of modern animation…. It has been twenty years since Pixar emerged on the scene as modern western animation’s most innovative and popular force with Toy Story. What followed were years of…

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E

Jennifer Smyth reveals why The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a surprising gem of a summer blockbuster. Guy Ritchie’s latest blockbuster re-boots the 1960s TV show The Man from U.N.C.L.E in the hope of appealing to a 21st century audience. Henry…

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Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…

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Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…