Reviews

Film Review & Trailer: The Post

Film Review & Trailer: The Post

Frances Winston enjoyed this gripping and entertaining treatement of this true-life political thriller Directed by: Steven Spielberg – Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys A true-life political thriller, directed by a cinematic powerhouse, starring two of the finest actors of their generations, and scored […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Commuter

Film Review & Trailer: The Commuter

Frances Winston reviews The Commuter, the latest action-movie starring Liam Neeson Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra  –  Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Elizabeth McGovern, Sam Neill Liam Neeson has a special set of skills which he has retired. However, he is forced to utilise them once more when his family is in […]

Film Review & Trailer: Coco

Film Review & Trailer: Coco

Frances Winston reviews this latest Disney-Pixar film about the Mexican Day of the Dead Directed by: Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina – Starring the voices of: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Edward James Olmos While the Mexican Day Of the Dead may not be fully celebrated […]

Review: Irish National Opera – The Big Bang! – Inaugural Concert

Review: Irish National Opera – The Big Bang! – Inaugural Concert

A Night of Pure Delight! The Irish National Opera had its Inaugural Concert at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, last night, accompanied by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. And what a wonderful night that was! The concert opened with the orchestra, conducted ably, energetically, and enthusiastically by Fergus Sheil, performing Wagner’s ‘Prelude to Act III’ […]

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Frances Winston reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, from director, Martin McDonagh  Directed by: Martin McDonagh – Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage, Abbie Cornish The title and plot of  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri might read like a ‘based on a true events’ type tale, and you would be somewhat […]

Film Review & Trailer: Darkest Hour

Film Review & Trailer: Darkest Hour

Directed by: Joe Wright – Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, Ben Mendelsohn It is unlikely that you haven’t yet seen images of Gary Oldman’s extraordinary transformation into Winston Churchill at this stage, so I won’t waste time discussing it here. Suffice to say that it really is astonishing. […]

Video: Monti – Echo ft Josh Stevens

Video: Monti – Echo ft Josh Stevens

This morning at EILE Magazine, we feature Los Angeles-based artist, Monti, with her debut single, Echo, full of  moody synths, resonant keyboards, and electro beats, all brought together by Monti’s soulful, soaring vocal. Monti’s music draws on her own experience of broken homes and living on the streets, to try to empower others to overcome […]