Culture & Arts

UB40’s New Album, BIGGA BAGGARIDDIM (out June 25th)

UB40’s New Album, BIGGA BAGGARIDDIM (out June 25th)

UB40 Announce new album ‘Bigga Baggariddim’ – Out 25th June 2021 An album of reggae collaborations with artists spanning four continents and seven decades of recording experience, featuring House of Shem, Tippa Irie, BLVK H3RO, Inner Circle, Pablo Rider, KIOKO, Gilly G, Slinger, Winston Francis, Leno Banton and General Zooz (Reggae Rajahs) “UB40 are regarded […]

Film Review: Here Are The Young Men

Film Review: Here Are The Young Men

Review By Frances Winston Directed by Eoin C Macken –  Starring: Dean-Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Travis Fimmel, Conleth Hill Available on VOD Now! A TV famous cast bring this movie about teenage angst and toxic masculinity to life. Like all good coming of age stories, the tale kicks off with the […]

Film Review & Trailer: Wild Mountain Thyme

Film Review & Trailer: Wild Mountain Thyme

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: John Patrick Shanley – Starring: Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm, Dearbhla Molloy, Christopher Walken Available on VOD Now! I don’t usually start a review like this, but if you are Irish, and don’t want your blood to boil, then avoid this film like the plague. Treat it like […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Mitchells VS The Machines

Film Review & Trailer: The Mitchells VS The Machines

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Mike Rianda –  Starring the voices of: Danny McBride, Abbi Jacobson, Maya Rudolph, Eric Andre, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett, Conan O’Brien, Charlyne Yi, Sasheer Zamata, Mike Rianda, Olivia Colman Available on Netflix Now! Like so many other movies, this has been in somewhat of a CoronaVirus ether, until it […]

Film Review & Trailer: Nomadland

Film Review & Trailer: Nomadland

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Chloé Zhao –  Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Bob Wells, Linda May, Swankie Available on Disney+ now Hot on the heels of its Oscar triumphs, this film, based on the 2017 non-fiction book, Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, by Jessica Bruder, is finally available to audiences here. […]

Film Review: Without Remorse

Film Review: Without Remorse

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Stefano Sollima – Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Luke Mitchell, Jack Kesy, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo, Guy Pearce Available to stream on Amazon Prime from April 30th I was about half an hour into watching this movie, when it struck me that it felt very dated. […]

The Everyman: 1st May – This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

The Everyman: 1st May – This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

THIS GIRL LAUGHS, THIS GIRL CRIES, THIS GIRL DOES NOTHING By Finegan Kruckemeyer Presented by The Everyman and Graffiti Theatre Company, Saturday 1 – Monday 31 May 2021 https://everymancork.com/events/this-girl-laughs-this-girl-cries-this-girl-does-nothing/ This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing by Finnegan Kruckemeyer, the highly acclaimed writer for young audiences, and presented by The Everyman and Graffiti Theatre Company, is part […]

US: Gay actor Leslie Jordan proud of role on Will & Grace

US: Gay actor Leslie Jordan proud of role on Will & Grace

His marching days are over, but Emmy Award winner Leslie Jordan is proud for bringing LGBT+ life into US living rooms, and helping bust prejudice with hit TV sitcom, Will & Grace. When he joined the programme, which premiered in 1998, and was one of the first mainstream shows with leading gay characters, straight men […]

Final season premiere of TV show ‘Pose’

Final season premiere of TV show ‘Pose’

(Reuters) – True to the colourful nature of the show, the cast and creators of the TV series, ‘Pose’, came out in style on Thursday, for the premiere of their final season, in one of New York’s first red carpet events since the start of the pandemic. There were mixed feelings about the return.

Club GASS returns online! – May 1st

Club GASS returns online! – May 1st

Livestream Drag show extravaganza from Galway’s leading LGBT+ club night! CLUB GASS, Galway city’s LGBT+ club night, and arguably the best club night in Galway, is back, with a drag extravaganza this Bank Holiday weekend. On Saturday May 1, from the stage of the Róisín Dubh, Kiki St Clair and the Galway drag queens will […]