Television

I’m in Wales, get me out of here

November 25, 2020

Although the show has had a major change, Ant and Dec have come back to television screens across the UK and Ireland with the same enthusiasm as every other year.

Lifestyle

The art of Feng Shui

November 25, 2020

To break it down “feng” means wind and “shui” means water. In Chinese culture, water and wind are associated with good health and so, feng shui came to mean good fortune.

Music

Spotify doesn’t care about you

November 25, 2020

This heinous undervaluing of music is disgusting, to say the least, however, Spotify has a great solution to help out!

The Hype

2020’s best true crime podcasts

November 25, 2020

The brief insight we receive into the person’s background, paired with the intricate detail she describes the facts in humanises the case.

Lifestyle

The perfect chocolate biscuit cake recipe for a cosy night in

November 11, 2020

If you are in the mood for a delicious “no fuss, no bake” dessert that is so easy to make that “anyone can master” it, then try this chocolate biscuit cake recipe from Donal Skehan’s latest TV Show Donal’s Family Food in Minutes

Television

Checkmate to the Queen’s Gambit

November 11, 2020

As Beth Harmon develops and goes through more major life experiences, the actress envelops the character and makes you feel attached, especially through her addiction issues.

Lifestyle

Lockdown like never before

November 11, 2020

Despite the rampant uncertainty surrounding the country about whether or not we will be able to curb this virus for a second time, we are in a better position than we were in the first lockdown according to Mairead Twohig, Quality and Patient Safety Officer in the HSE.

Music

Will it be 5 seconds of success for Ashton Irwin?

November 11, 2020

As for the album itself, it has received good feedback so far and there is no reason why Irwin’s gamble should not pay off. Staying close to his pop-rock roots, “Have U Found What Ur Looking For?” is a powerful earworm, along with a message to his family in “SCAR,” solidifying his reputation as a musician in his own right.

Film

The eerie times in Netflix’s Rebecca

November 11, 2020

The movie takes many twists and turns of its own and shows a lot more depth than you originally think. It tells a strong story of a woman so in love that nothing can break her.

Lifestyle

Why you should be drinking more ginger tea

November 11, 2020

Ginger is native to China and has been used for cooking and medical purposes for centuries. It was introduced in Europe much later and was mostly used as a culinary spice. Now, it gained its phenomenal popularity due to its many benefits.

Television

Star Wars: Attack of the Small Screen

November 11, 2020

The small screen allowed The Mandalorian to become a very different kind of story than what fans were used to. Where the films wore war movie influences on their sleeves, The Mandalorian was clearly inspired by classic westerns.

Music

Streaming brings about the end of CDs

November 11, 2020

However, CDs have been declining in sales ever since 2003, when 730 million CDs were sold that year alone in the US. Nevertheless, consumer demand is still there as today the sales are reaching over 100 million a year, according to Vice.com

Film

No souls in the cinema for Soul

October 28, 2020

The fact that Disney keeps releasing movies meant for theatrical release on their streaming platform, shows that they aren’t committed to the theatrical release model

Lifestyle

How to take care of your mental health during COVID-19

October 28, 2020

Whether you’re feeling stressed because of online lectures, anxious about COVID-19 or missing a decent gin and tonic, not to mention your friends, taking the time to look out for your mental health has never been more important.

Television

Emily in a stereotype of Paris

October 28, 2020

While you might choose to tune in for the bright outfits and scenic backgrounds, the inaccuracy and blatant racism are too prevalent to ignore.

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The Trial of Aaron Sorkin’s latest movie

October 28, 2020

Sorkin can get away with his rose-tinted view of American politics with his acclaimed television show The West Wing, however, doing this with an important event of 1960s counterculture feels at best misguided and at worst a cynical reframing of huge figures in the anti-war movement’s motivations and manifestos.