Reviews

Film Review: Army of the Dead

Film Review: Army of the Dead

Directed by: Zack Snyder – Starring: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Garret Dillahunt Available on Netflix on May 21st After fixing Justice League with his epic four-hour version, Zack Snyder is back with his take on the […]

Video: Dark Tropics – Keep Searching

Video: Dark Tropics – Keep Searching

One of Ireland’s most exciting and creative song-writing duos, Dark Tropics, (aka singer-songwriter, Rio, and producer-songwriter, Gerard) return with their soulful third single, ‘Keep Searching’, released May 7, the follow up to their debut ‘Badlands,’ and the brilliant and beautiful ear-worm, ‘Moroccan Sun.’ Exploring a more vintage sound than previous releases, ‘Keep Searching’ once again […]

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. […]

Online: eTown’s FREE 30th b’Earthday – Black Pumas, Bob Weir, Nathaniel Rateliff today

Online: eTown’s FREE 30th b’Earthday – Black Pumas, Bob Weir, Nathaniel Rateliff today

  In honour of 30 years of extraordinary live music, paired with social and environmental programming, Colorado’s beloved radio show and multimedia nonprofit, eTown, is throwing a party for the ages, honouring both its 30th ‘b’Earthday’ and eTown’s induction into Colorado Music Hall of Fame. Founders Nick and Helen Forster recently spoke about both with […]

Film Review: Promising Young Woman

Film Review: Promising Young Woman

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Emerald Fennell – Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Connie Britton Available on Sky Cinema from April 16th I feel like I’ve been talking about this film forever, because I actually saw it back at the beginning of 2020, in the halcyon […]

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. […]