Television

Moon Knight: The Less Dark Knight

April 13, 2022

After nearly 3 years of waiting, the first episode of Marvel’s Moon Knight aired on Disney+ last week to widespread acclaim.

Articles

Rick and Morty Season 5 – Has it lived up to past Seasons?

March 23, 2022

Rick and Morty debuted in 2013 and it has made an impact as another eminent adult animation, with
positive TV ratings and acclaimed awards, cool merchandise and it’s large presence within
internet culture, but has its latest season lived up to the success of beloved earlier seasons?

Film

The Batman Review – Fear the Knight

March 23, 2022

‘The Batman’ is the best adaptation of the caped crusader since the Nolan redefined the comic book
genre with ‘The Dark Knight’. A dark detective noir with elements of horror, this film is the next big
leap for the character that we’ve all been hoping for.

Film

Turning Red Review – Pixar’s Period Drama

March 23, 2022

Turning Red is about periods and the changes that accompany them. But it’s also a lot more. It’s a study of adolescence in Toronto in the early noughties. A trip down family lane. It’s a loud reminder that it’s okay to be weird and different. But most of all, it’s a big fat lie about the size of red pandas.

The Hype

Artists remove their art from the National Gallery of Ireland

March 9, 2022

The National Gallery of Ireland (NGI), located in Merrion Square, Dublin has awarded a catering contract to the American Company, Aramark, for a three-year term. Aramark has gained controversy in recent years as it was revealed that they profit from Direct Provision in Ireland, which many find unacceptable.

Podcasts

“The 2 Johnnies” return to RTE

March 9, 2022

RTE have announced that “The 2 Johnnies” radio show will return to 2fm on the 14 March in
a statement released on Monday.
The show was taken off air last week following the controversy surrounding comments they
had made in a video posted to social media from “The 2 Johnnies” podcast.

Music

Brand new Night & Day Festival lineup announced

March 9, 2022

The Zutons, Villagers, John Grant and Orla Gartland will headline the first ‘Night & Day’
music festival which will take place in September in Clonalis House, Castlerea.
The lineup, which was announced at a launch event last week at The Workman’s Club in
Dublin, will also feature The Mary Wallopers, Cathy Davey, Moxie, Alana Henderson, Paddy
Dennhey, Columbia Mills, Amy Montgomery and Soda Blonde.

Articles

Four Binge Worthy Books

March 9, 2022

In the run up to World Book Day, Kathleen Keane discusses some books she just couldn’t put down.

Music

Longitude Festival- What to expect

February 16, 2022

Two years without scouring the internet for the ‘it’ outfit as well as dousing yourself in glitter and heading out into the sun with your friends to have a boogie to some of your favourite artists, we can finally all let out that deep breath we’ve been holding for way too long.

Music

Mitski dances with dread on Laurel Hell

February 16, 2022

Already one of the most celebrated indie rock songstresses of the past decade, Mitski’s star has risen even further since the release of her critically acclaimed 2018 record Be The Cowboy, picking up an even bigger audience thanks to many of her songs garnering popularity on TikTok.

Film

The Eyes of Tammy Faye Review: Sex, Drugs, and The Almighty Dollar

February 16, 2022

The Eyes of Tammy Faye is a scandalous yet darkly comedic biopic that depicts the rise and fall of the Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, two of America’s most infamous televangelists. We follow the pair as they build their media empire from nothing, spreading the word of God to televisions across America whilst also lining their pockets with the donations of their easily manipulated viewers.

Articles

The Life and Work of French Designer Thierry Mugler

February 2, 2022

The death of iconic fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler was announced Sunday, triggering an outpouring of condolences from celebrities and many from the fashion world who remembered the 73-year-old as an icon.

Television

After Life review: Ricky Gervais’ grief-com ends

February 2, 2022

Ricky Gervais created a show that grips you through it’s mundane depiction of everyday life, it’s agonizing depiction of the motions of grief with an added sprinkle of dark, cynical humour. Shows of this caliber are far and few between.

Film

‘The House’ is haunting

February 2, 2022

The House is the most unique Netflix Original film to arrive on the streaming platform in recent memory. A haunting stop-motion anthology, the film is home to plenty of spooks, laughs, and long, shadowy hallways.

Film

What Are Your Favorite Christmas Films?

November 24, 2021

Christmas is approaching, which means it is time to put on your pajamas, make yourself a hot chocolate, turn on Netflix and watch some iconic Christmas films.