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Eurovision hopeful John Lydon calls contest “disgusting”

January 18, 2023

John Lydon, also known as former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten, has called the Eurovision Song Contest “disgusting” and “absolutely awful”, despite vying to represent Ireland in it this year.  When asked in an interview on

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Tár Review – A Triumphant Symphony

January 18, 2023

Tár is a truly incredible character piece. Revolving around the fictional revered composer as she is faced with both the greatest challenge of her professional career and the looming demons of her past, this psychological drama is an uncomfortable yet arresting dive into music, mania, and monsters.

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Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Review

January 18, 2023

Musical dramas and biopics may not be everyone’s cup of tea, and I didn’t think they were mine, but this movie was a touching and enjoyable cinematic experience; and while I did not grow up with Whitney Houston, I felt that this film did her justice.

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Glass Onion Is Very Fun(ion) – Review

January 3, 2023

Knives Out is one of my favourite movies of all time. It’s a film that is so insanely well-written, so perfectly acted, so incredibly funny, and most of all, so shockingly clever in its execution. It completely shattered my expectations for what a whodunnit could deliver, even though I already adored the genre. How could someone do that twice? Well, I’ve no idea, but Rian Johnson did it anyway with Glass Onion.

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The Hype Team’s 2022 Highlights

December 31, 2022

With 2022 coming to a close, The Hype team wanted to share some of our highlights that got us through the year of mass inflation, Omicron and Russia being a really bad neighbour.

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Tarantino is Right, Modern Cinema Sucks

December 7, 2022

Hollywood is as controlled by major studios as it’s ever been, and those studios are as reluctant to take risks as they have ever been. There are fewer and fewer new original films each year, and more from franchises or pre-existing properties.

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The Bizarre Double Standards of the Depp-Heard Trial

November 10, 2022

From the beginning of the abuse accusations people were quick to show their support for Johnny Depp, as male abuse victims are unfortunately often taken less seriously. However, he was treated more like one of his movie characters rather than a person who was also accused of serious physical abuse.

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The Banshees of Inisherin – Review

November 10, 2022

The film is a discussion on not only Irishness but an examination of the decay that results from spending your entire life in the same suffocating environment.

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With Jews his Latest Target, is Kanye Okay?

October 26, 2022

While in isolation the past two weeks of Kanye West’s life seem to be an almost comical due to the absurdness of his actions and claims, what lies below the surface is not so entertaining.

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Halloween Ends Review – A Middling End to a Thrilling Trilogy

October 26, 2022

Halloween Ends as a stand-alone movie provides an engaging and entertaining story, with great characters, and with many funny and horrifying moments. However, this movie as the ending to a great horror trilogy is both a divisive and obscure choice to finish on.