Articles

Keeping the magic in children’s films alive, generation after generation

November 14, 2018

The attitude of inclusion and acceptance is growing internationally. The portrayal of these changing narratives can be seen in children’s films. The reason the quality of the stories did not deteriorate is because films still use the classic formula of good vs evil and other constant variables.

Articles

The wrath of Michael Myers, 40 years on

October 31, 2018

Halloween reminds audiences what a ruthless killer Myers really is, slaughtering anything that comes across his path. He is completely void of emotion, an unstoppable killing machine. This is the true terror of Michael Myers.

Film

Welcome to the House of Horrors

October 31, 2018

The appeal of a horror movie is being afraid, and nothing is more frightening than the ‘monsters’ not actually being monsters, but rather, people.

Film

The art of God-awful cinema

October 17, 2018

If one could compare (Tommy Wiseau) to anything, it would be a two-legged chihuahua. You can’t help but feel pity for the poor thing, yet you’re rooting for them all the same, because they’re trying.

Film

Lady Gaga soars in A Star is Born

October 17, 2018

What truly elevates ASIB compared to its modern rivals is surprisingly simple. They casted people who could actually sing.

Film

Review: A Simple Favour

October 17, 2018

The film is reminiscent of the thriller “Gone Girl” and has enough to fill viewers expectations. Emily won’t answer Stephanie’s calls or text messages so Stephanie takes to her blog to begin investigating Emily’s sudden disappearance.

Articles

Ready Player One novel falls flat

April 4, 2018

You could debate for days about book to movie adaptations. Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ leaps from pages to the silver screen in Ireland on March 30th, a release that is highly anticipated due to

Features

The rise of film musicals

March 21, 2018

Movie musicals weren’t born in the last few years, but they have certainly returned to glory in this decade and seized the national spotlight in recent years.

Film

Saoirse Ronan soars in Ladybird

March 21, 2018

Ladybird is a coming of age film about love, heartbreak, friendship and family. It is a semi-autobiographical comedy written and directed by Greta Gerwig.

Film

‘The Shape of Water’ flows perfectly

March 7, 2018

The latest movie directed by the critically acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth) weaves a deeply intricate fairy tale into a very unusual love story.

Film

Black Panther roars around the globe

March 7, 2018

In the fifth episode of the Netflix series Master of None, main character Dev mentions how movies or tv shows traditionally can’t have more than two black people as main characters, and the show wasn’t

The Hype

Irish talent hits award season

February 21, 2018

All eyes are on Saoirse Ronan after her latest film LadyBird earned her another oscar nomination, making 3 by the age of twenty three. Daniel Day Lewis and Martin McDonagh also got nods from the

Film

How The Post showcases the power of journalism

February 7, 2018

A newspaper’s first obligation is to the truth. It also has to be mindful not to put its future in jeopardy. So, what happens when you uncover a grave secret that the government have been

Film

Three Billboards Stands on Acting, Falls on Pacing

February 7, 2018

A latecomer in the race for the Oscars comes from Martin McDonagh with his first movie since Seven Psychopaths. Three Billboards tells the story of Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand), a mother vying for the murder

Film

Call Me By Your Name’s summer of love

December 8, 2017

There’s a reason why Call Me by Your Name is one of the year’s most anticipated releases. Directed by Luca Guadagnino and based on the novel of the same name by André Aciman, the movie

Film

The bold and brilliant vision of Loving Vincent

November 29, 2017

To honour the life of Vincent Van Gogh, an oil-painted film has been created to tell his unique story. Loving Vincent showcases the tragic death of the artist, exploring the mystery of how and why he

Television

Controversy over Lord of The Rings TV adaptation

November 29, 2017

The Lord of the Rings is quite frankly one of the best stories ever written. J.R.R Tolkien created an epic fantasy novel, which was then turned into an equally epic film series.

Film

The Lion King remake

November 22, 2017

Hakuna Matata, The Lion King is an upcoming live-action musical film drama, directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It’s a remake of the 1994 animated film.

Lifestyle

Opulence on the Orient Express

November 15, 2017

All aboard the Orient Express style train. Rachel Farrell tell us how to execute the 1930s party look with some inspiration from the Christie classic.

Film

Does Thor Ragna-rock?

November 15, 2017

Since its introduction in 2011 the Thor movies have struggled to stand out in the crowded Marvel Cinematic Universe, but with Ragnarok Marvel has stumbled on a winning formula.

Flux

Review: The Snowman

November 1, 2017

Backlash against progressive Nordic feminism haunts every flake that falls on The Snowman as surely as it haunted the ancestral homes and unwelcoming streets of the Millennium films. More explicitly social-minded than its Swedish cousin,