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.

Music

“iridescence” marks a new era for BROCKHAMPTON

October 31, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON is known for jaunting instrumentals and whiplash musically, which can be seen with the song right after WHERE THE CASH AT. Although WEIGHT is completely different to its predecessor, beginning with a slow violin pervading the entire track, it transitions seamlessly.

Articles

Tom Odell at the Olympia Theatre

October 31, 2018

In a world where artists seem to constantly compete with each other for the most show stopping concerts, sometimes it’s nice to strip it back to the basics. Sunday October 14th saw Tom Odell, closely

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: Carter Beauty

October 17, 2018

Carter Beauty by Marissa Carter has just been released into Penny’s and nationwide and her followers couldn’t be more excited for the highly anticipated cosmetic line launch. Lifestyle Editor Lorna Lawless gives us her thoughts.

Lifestyle

Beauty Buzz: L.A. Girl Pro.Coverage’ Foundation Review

October 3, 2018

The latest product out that seems to be catching the eye of many girls and beauty bloggers is the ‘L.A. Girl Pro.Coverage’ foundation. This foundation only came out in Ireland this year and everyone seems to have it or want it.

Flux

Wild, Wild Country: a real life horror story

April 18, 2018

A small town called Antelope, closest to the site of the Rajneesh ranch becomes the focal point of conflict in this gripping six-episode docu-series that details charming Bhajwan Shree Rajneesh and his flamboyant followers.

Flux

The Weeknd mourns past relationships in new album

April 18, 2018

The 21-minute-long album is a breakup album, exploring the love and loss, where at times The Weeknd seems to be pleading for a chance to reignite a lost bond and at others simply acknowledging a loss and looking for blame to place.

Food

Grub Guide: Dolce Sicily

April 4, 2018

Aakanksha Surve tells us about the sweet taste of Sicily that is available from the coffee shop, Dolce Sicily, hidden just off Grafton street.

Articles

The Wombats at the Academy

April 4, 2018

Last month, the Wombats took to The Academy to give Irish fans a night to remember. The band’s long awaited show was extremely well received, an obvious fact made clear by the large audience that