Film

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.

Film

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.

The Hype

iOS 16 Review – Get the Zimmer Frame

September 28, 2022

Like a charming old lady who stops to chat on a walk, iOS 16 is pleasantly familiar, but hard to get really excited about, and maybe a little stale.

Television

The Pentaverate Review – Mike Myers’ Cult of Personalities

May 31, 2022

Despite the wide variety of acclaimed television shows that people keep telling me to watch, from Money Heist to Stranger Things, I somehow ended up binging The Pentaverate. A show about a secret society that controls the world from the shadows… made up exclusively of characters played by Mike Myers. How could I not be intrigued?

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.

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.

Music

Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters Review

November 10, 2021

In other words, if you had a lust for old Lana, this tickles your ear canals in much the same way as her last six (!) albums did. And if you thought she was samey and dull, you can dump Blue Banisters on your mental scrapheap.

Television

It’s a Sin Review

March 23, 2021

“It’s a Sin” will mash your emotions up like a potato and tug your heartstrings along a cheese grater. Makes a delicious meal then, but it’s heavy going. Do with that what you will, but it gets a hearty recommendation from me.

Film

You’re a nice one, Mr. Grinch

December 12, 2018

The Grinch is a lovable anti-hero compared to his successors in Illumination’s rendition of the classic Christmas film. The film opened in cinemas on November 9th and will run over the Christmas period. It was

Music

U2 make a powerful return to home ground

November 28, 2018

The setlist accompanied by politically charged imagery made the entire concert feel like a campaign for Bono 2027. The massive production was incredible to say the least and there is no doubt that the band are better than ever. But with Bono full of dad jokes and more humbler than ever, he was cascading, stripped down.