Tag: Film

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The Banshees of Inisherin Review/Rant

After recently watching An Cailín Ciúin, Arracht and Black ’47, I had high hopes for the Banshees of Inisherin (although mistakenly I did not watch the trailer) but after the first “feckin’”, or I should say multiple “feckins”, within the...

/ 17/11/2022

Belfast: Sectarianism Through Rose Tinted Glasses

Belfast, Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical movie about being a Protestant in Belfast at the outbreak of the Troubles, has been nominated for seven Academy awards, one of which will almost certainly go to British Quaker Dame Judi Dench for playing the...

/ 16/02/2022

Fitzcarraldo: The Triumph of Gaelic Autism

“Hey, white boy, what you doin' uptown? Hey, white boy, you chasin' our women around?”  – The Velvet Underground, ‘I’m Waiting for the Man’  A film whose production process was mired with difficulty — owing to the technical problem of...

/ 28/12/2021

Crushproof: Skanger Nationalist Parable on Screen

“I'll remember Dublin city, in the rare ould times” “And their sons will be respected men, and they will be established as judges over your sons; they will govern your city and they will buy your field, for the universal...

/ 11/08/2021

Review: The Hunt – A Hollywood Movie with A Conservative Hero

SPOILER ALERT! IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ‘THE HUNT’ (2020), YOU MAY NOT WISH TO READ ON. One thing I really miss about life post lockdown are the Arts. On a regular basis I would go to the cinema or theatre...

/ 10/09/2020