Music

How celebrities are shaping politics

December 11, 2019

Stormzy has pledged his support for Labour Party Leader, Jeremy Corbyn as the UK general election fast approaches, but should musicians and other celebrities be promoting election candidates?

Music

After all, Liam’s our Wonderwall

December 11, 2019

Irish-British rock’n’roll star and former Oasis lead singer, Liam Gallagher, came to Dublin to continue his UK and Ireland tour on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th to promote his latest album Why Me? Why Not 

Television

Streaming killed the video star

December 11, 2019

The move to online streaming platforms such as Netflix/Amazon Prime and the use of social media apps, has had an astronomical effect on the amount of viewers abandoning traditional TV broadcasting.

Film

Klaus is a heartwarming Christmas film with a lot to say

December 11, 2019

Klaus is a heartwarming animated Christmas movie for the entire family to enjoy. Released as a Netflix original movie, Klaus gives a new take on the origin of Santa Claus, exploring valuable lessons of love, happiness, grief and compassion.

The Hype

The Night Mayor issue of Dublin nightlife

December 11, 2019

In a recent interview with The College View, artist and illustrator, Stephen Heffernan, said that Dublin can often feel like a city that “doesn’t love you back,”.

Television

The popularity of trash TV

December 11, 2019

The rise in the popularity of reality TV in recent years is one that has gripped audiences from six years of age to sixty and appeals to the office secretary and university professors alike.

Film

The magic is still alive in Disney’s Frozen II

December 11, 2019

Frozen II had big shoes to fill following its release in November. The first Frozen film was released in 2013, grossing  $1.27 billion, making it the most successful and biggest animated film of all time. Six years on from the “Let It Go” music machine and Olaf plush toys are still being sold worldwide.

Music

The wonder of listening to international music

November 27, 2019

The idea of listening to music in a different language has been around for a long time. One of the first forms of it was opera: a dramatic theatre performance accompanied by an orchestra and singers. Some of the most famous operas are Italian, French and German; but that didn’t stop them becoming famous worldwide.

Television

The best TV shows you missed in 2019

November 27, 2019

There is often talk of how much the TV landscape has changed in the past decade or so as creators embrace the shift towards streaming, A-list star vehicles and the impact of the short-form limited series.