Culture & Arts

Film Review & Trailer: Minamata

Film Review & Trailer: Minamata

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Andrew Levitas – Starring: Johnny Depp, Hiroyuki Sanada, Minami, Jun Kunimura, Ryo Kase, Tadanobu Asano, Bill Nighy, Katherine Jenkins In cinemas now! Minamata is an area in Japan that was devastated by the effect of mercury poisoning, and what became known as Minamata disease. This disease is caused by […]

Queerbio: Notable Transgender Writers

Queerbio: Notable Transgender Writers

There are many prominent transgender writers active on various fronts. The categories include memoirs, novels, fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, journalism, travel, history, sportswriters, screenwriters, comic books, and academic writings. Transgender writers need to be celebrated for the valuable contributions they make to society, and the arts. A transgender writer brings a unique perspective to their […]

Hard Hitting AIDS Documentary ‘AFTER 82’  US Launch & Interview

Hard Hitting AIDS Documentary ‘AFTER 82’ US Launch & Interview

Real-life documentary about HIV London in the 1980s has launched in the US Documentary creators, Steve Keeble and Ben Lord’s recent interview will be aired on the Derek Duvall Show today, Wednesday, Aug 11th, at 7am CST. From last Friday, 30th July, millions of It’s A Sin fans in the United States are able to […]

Film Review & Trailer: Free Guy

Film Review & Trailer: Free Guy

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Shawn Levy – Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Joe Keery, Taika Waiti In Cinemas August 13th! Guy (Reynolds) is perpetually cheerful. He loves living a supremely average life in Free City, and has the exact same routine every day. He gets up, greets his […]

Music Documentary: Ryan McMullan: DEBUT’ in cinemas Sept 3

Music Documentary: Ryan McMullan: DEBUT’ in cinemas Sept 3

Ryan McMullan: DEBUT September 3rd cinema release date announced for innovative music documentary Following the World Premiere of the film at the recent Galway Film Fleadh, Ryan McMullan: DEBUT will have a theatrical release in selected cinemas from September 3rd.. This innovative documentary follows the up-and-coming singer songwriter as he prepares for the release of his debut […]

Film Review & Trailer: Stillwater

Film Review & Trailer: Stillwater

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Tom McCarthy – Starring: Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin In cinemas now! Amanda Knox is not happy about this movie. This isn’t me speculating. She recently wrote a very long thread on Twitter deriding it. And I don’t blame her, since director and co-writer, McCarthy, has admitted that […]

Film Review: Profile

Film Review: Profile

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov – Starring: Valene Kane, Shazad Latif, Christine Adams, Amir Rahimzadeh, , Morgan Watkins, Emma Cater In cinemas now! Based on the true story, In The Skin of a Jihadist, written by French journalist, Anna Erelle, this transports the action from France to the UK, and Anna becomes […]

Film: ‘Copshop’ in Irish cinemas Sept 10th

Film: ‘Copshop’ in Irish cinemas Sept 10th

Directed by Joe Carnahan – Screenplay by Kurt McLeod & Joe Carnahan Starring: Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo, Alexis Louder, Toby Huss, Ryan O’Nan, Kaiwi Lyman-Mersereau Screaming through the Nevada desert in a bullet-ridden Crown Vic, wily con artist, Teddy Murretto (Frank Grillo) hatches a desperate plan to hide out from lethal hit-man, Bob Viddick (Gerard Butler). He sucker-punches […]

Festival of Music & Comedy Ballinacurra House 11-12 Sept 2021

Festival of Music & Comedy Ballinacurra House 11-12 Sept 2021

The Great Beyond A new two day festival on the grounds of Ballinacurra House, Kinsale, Cork Sat.11th Sept. + Sun.12th Sept. 2021 Tickets on sale 10am today, Friday, 6th August http://www.coughlans.ie Coughlan’s Live Promotions are proud to present ‘The Great Beyond’, a new two day festival with live music and comedy, in the stunning surrounds […]

De Barra’s Outdoor Shows: Lisa Hannigan, John Spillane + more

De Barra’s Outdoor Shows: Lisa Hannigan, John Spillane + more

Live performances return to DEBARRA’S, CLONAKILTY Limited Capacity Outdoor shows Featuring Lisa Hannigan, John Spillane, Sharon Shannon, Junior Brother, Neil Delamare, world-exclusive collaboration with David Mitchell + Tiny Ruins, Susan O’Neill + plenty more  Tickets on sale now: https://debarra.ie/shows/ Having been forced to close in March 2020, due to the pandemic, DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty, […]