Film

Top Three: Movies Adapted From Books

March 20, 2013

1. JAWS Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the Peter Benchley novel of the same name. Ask anyone, from your 90-year-old Granny to the 15-year-old boy who

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Music

Review: Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience

March 20, 2013

Justin Timberlake is many things: Britney’s ex, a former N*Synch-er and a rather mediocre actor. He is also, perhaps one of the most genre-dividing artists in the music industry. Whether you prefer pop, rock or

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Music

Review: Daughter – If You Leave

March 20, 2013

Haunting, melancholy folk and bruised hearts make for a moody debut album courtesy of London three-piece Daughter, fronted by Elena Tonra. If You Leave plays as an album should, ten sparse but crafted tracks intertwine

Film

Review: Safe Haven

March 20, 2013

Nicholas Sparks is back and doing what he does oh so well. Better known for popular romantic flicks like The Notebook and Dear John, Sparks’ newest movie Safe Haven is just another weepy installment to

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Music

New Kid On The Block: Longitude Festival

March 20, 2013

Oxegen doesn’t even enter the equation anymore when it comes to Ireland and music festivals. A whole bevvy of new offerings have sprung up over the last couple of years which means those of us

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Follow The Leader: The Best New TV Shows

March 20, 2013

There’s nothing better than when the TV gods decide to create a whole range of TV shows to choose from, and this year there is more than enough to look forward to already. From spy

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In Desperate Need Of A Reality Check?

March 20, 2013

There was a time when television provided an escape – a happy, much-welcomed break from our run-of-the-mill routine-driven lives. After days spent studying, arguing with friends/parents/yourself and stressing about mundane everyday chores, you could kick

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The Nolan Knight Returns?

March 20, 2013

Whether you loved, liked or loathed The Dark Knight Rises (all three camps exist, I’m proud to have set my tent in the first category) the fact of the matter is that in the final

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Where Are They Now? 90s TV Stars Edition

March 20, 2013

I have a confession. When watching a programme on the television, I have an obsession with finding out what year it was first broadcast and what the actors are doing now. It’s quite upsetting. I

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

March 20, 2013

MKS, “Lay Down in Swimming Pools” STOP EVERYTHING. The Origibabes are back. Excuse us while we melt into a puddle. Last year we got new music from THE ALOUD, and 2013 seems set to reintroduce

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Film

Review: Oz The Great And Powerful

March 20, 2013

Wizard Of Oz prequel Oz The Great And Powerful has stormed up the box office charts in its first week, and rightly so. Director Sam Raimi, who has directed movies such as the Spider-Man trilogy

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The Charmed Life: A Telly Addict’s Story

March 6, 2013

Having always been one for enjoying a guilty pleasure or two in terms of television programmes, I’ve recently found myself engaged in a quite horrifying habit. Every day at 3pm I am forced to sit

Books

The Best Literary Couples

March 6, 2013

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” As all of you who studied it for the Leaving Cert know,

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Music

How D’ya Like Them Apples?

March 6, 2013

Make no mistake about it, The City Apples are a band who are progressing. They have a very solid EP under their belt. If you take into consideration that they came together only in January

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Top Three: Worst Pop Reunions

March 6, 2013

1) Boyzone OK, so maybe this is a little unfair. The death of a band member would obviously hamper any attempts at a proper reunion (RIP Steo </3). But when planning their reunion, the lads

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Music

Review: Passenger – All The Little Lights

March 6, 2013

Passenger began as a five-piece band in the early noughties and released their debut album in 2007. Fast forward six years and Passenger is now made up of one Mike Rosenberg with this album, All

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Film

Review: A Good Day To Die Hard

March 6, 2013

At 57 years old, Bruce Willis has been involved in some undeniably outstanding and seminal cinematic masterpieces, not least among which being The Sixth Sense, Pulp Fiction, Sin City and yes, even the original Die

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Review: This Is 40

March 6, 2013

Judd Apatow returns to directing, perhaps hoping to reclaim his crown as the king of big screen comedy, a title that was in many people’s eyes lost following 2009’s Funny People. However, while a “sort-of-sequel”

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Review: Johnny Marr – The Messenger

March 6, 2013

The Messenger is the debut solo album from The Smiths’ legendary guitarist, Johnny Marr. Following a few decades of creatively helping other artists, such as Modest Mouse and The Pet Shop Boys to name but

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

March 6, 2013

Paddy’s Day It is that time of the year again. When all of a sudden, we are down with our Oirish roots. March is the month of St. Patrick, and what a great man he