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Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Scott De Buitléir takes a look at this gripping but imperfect film, based on a true story Director: Ryan Coogler Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer The date is December 31, 2008: Oscar Grant (Jordan) is a 22-year-old man in San Francisco’s Bay Area, whose New Year’s Eve plans are to celebrate his mother’s […]

Listen: Kimbra – Settle Down

Listen: Kimbra – Settle Down

Kimbra Lee Johnson is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand, living in Melbourne, Australia. In 2013, she and Gotye won a Grammy for Record of the Year, and best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 55th Grammy Awards, for Somebody That I Used To Know. Here she sings Settle Down. Enjoy! If you want to know more […]

Watch: ‘Out of History’ Documentary Trailer

Harry Sutherland is an award winning Canadian filmmaker who is returning to his roots in the seventies to bring to the screen his passion project – the history of same sex love from ancient times to the present. Out of History is an ambitious project that aims to bring to life over 2,800 years of LGBT history. Using […]

Listen: First Aid Kit – Ghost Town

  For our Friday music slot this week, we bring you Swedish duo First Aid Kit, singing Ghost Town, from their album The Big Black & The Blue.  Enjoy! Apologies for earlier typos!

Interview & Review: ‘Variance’ at Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

EILE‘s Jenny Butler caught up with Ranae Von Meding and her partner, Audrey Rooney, about their wonderful production, Variance, which is running at Theatre Upstairs in Dublin until May 31 We all have those thoughts that pop into our heads at inappropriate moments; the things we want to say but keep internalised for fear of the backlash […]

Review: Jimmy’s Hall

Review: Jimmy’s Hall

Frances Winston reviews the latest Ken Loach offering Directed by: Ken Loach – Starring: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Jim Norton, Andrew Scott In a summer dominated by blockbusters, Ken Loach gives us this good old-fashioned movie offering based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, who remains the only Irishman ever deported from the country.

West End Eurovision (in aid of HIV/AIDS) Goes Out With A Bang

West End Eurovision (in aid of HIV/AIDS) Goes Out With A Bang

This year’s final West End Eurovision in London controversially ended in a tie – with two West End shows taking the ultimate honours for the first time in its history. The celebrity-studded event returned to the Dominion Theatre for its 7th and final year in support of The Make A Difference (MAD) Trust.