Culture & Arts

Film Review: Thunder Force

Film Review: Thunder Force

Directed by: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Kevin Dunn, Melissa Leo Available on Netflix from April 9th Despite all the recent movements, there is still a dearth of strong female roles in films, especially strong female roles for women over 40, who aren’t size 6 former models. […]

The Everyman: Lisa Hannigan ‘Behind the Curtain’ Online

The Everyman: Lisa Hannigan ‘Behind the Curtain’ Online

The Everyman & Islander present… LISA HANNIGAN ‘Behind the Curtain’ Live Video Stream from The Everyman’s Stage Online event – 8pm, Friday 7th May 2021 Tickets €25 (single viewer) – €30 (multiple viewer) The Everyman and Islander are thrilled to launch the second in the series of their live streamed monthly Friday night sessions, ‘Behind the […]

‘Moffie’ director Hermanus on racism and homophobia

‘Moffie’ director Hermanus on racism and homophobia

(Reuters) – South African director Oliver Hermanus says he wants to outrage audiences with his BAFTA-nominated film ‘Moffie’, to help them understand the nature of racism [and homophobia]. Set in 1981 South Africa, Moffie, a derogatory slang term for being gay, depicts the brutal military service young white men had to complete during apartheid.

Netflix:  Bridgerton S2 – Irish Actor Calam Lynch

Netflix: Bridgerton S2 – Irish Actor Calam Lynch

Based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels, BRIDGERTON, is set in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society.  From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and beyond, the series unveils a seductive, sumptuous world replete with intricate rules and dramatic power struggles, where no […]

Film Review & Trailer: Godzilla vs Kong

Film Review & Trailer: Godzilla vs Kong

Directed by: Adam Wingard Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir Available to purchase for viewing on premium digital services from March 31st So the first of the year’s blockbusters has arrived, and instead of settling down to watch it on […]

2021 Golden Fleece Award Winners Announced

2021 Golden Fleece Award Winners Announced

Winners of the annual Golden Fleece Award have been announced in a brand new sleek virtual video presentation, profiling the winning artists and their work. A record 229 eligible applications were received for the Award this year, with 175 Visual Art entries and 54 Craft + Applied Art submissions. The quality of this year’s applications was outstanding, and they are […]

Dutch couples mark 20th anniversary of first same-sex marriages

(Reuters) – Twenty years ago, Dutch couple Gert Kasteel and Dolf Pasker made history when they tied the knot in the world’s first legally-recognised same-sex wedding in the Netherlands. They were among four gay couples – three male and one female – to be married shortly after midnight by the mayor of Amsterdam on April […]

Music Video: I’m Gay – Micky Shiloah

Music Video: I’m Gay – Micky Shiloah

Indie artist and multi-hyphenate, Micky Shiloah, releases the feel-good single and music video for ‘I’m Gay’ – a pop anthem about celebrating who you are, wherever you are on that journey.     Micky Shiloah’s new track takes music lovers on a pop journey, as he bursts out of his comfort zone to inspire others. His […]

US: eTown Virtual 30th b’Earthday Celebration April 22nd

US: eTown Virtual 30th b’Earthday Celebration April 22nd

eTown Announces Initial Lineup For Virtual 30th b’Earthday Celebration On April 22nd – Performers include Bob Weir, Los Lobos, Lyle Lovett, and many more It’s been 30 busy and productive years since the launch of the world-renowned radio show turned full-blown multimedia nonprofit eTown. In honour of 30 years of great live music, paired with social […]

Video: Paul Middleton’s A-ha Cover is Out Now!

Video: Paul Middleton’s A-ha Cover is Out Now!

Pop musician Paul Middleton has officially released a cover of A-ha’s classic song, Take on Me. The well-known LGBTQ performer recorded his cover of Take on Me to promote mental health awareness, after the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many people around the globe, Paul has suffered with mental health issues, and has searched […]