Reviews

Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

Frances Winston found this film atmospheric and disturbing, with some great acting from Toni Collette Directed by: Ari Aster – Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne Horror is a tricky genre to get right. There’s a very fine line between chills and cheese. However, Hereditary has been lauded as this generation’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Film Review & Trailer: The Happy Prince

Frances Winston reviews this biopic about Oscar Wilde, directed by Rupert Everett Directed by: Rupert Everett – Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Edwin Thomas To say this Oscar Wilde biopic is a passion project for writer, director, and star, Everett, is something of an understatement. He first began the […]

Film Review & Trailer: Ocean’s 8

Film Review & Trailer: Ocean’s 8

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Gary Ross –  Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter Now I’m no mathematician, but since the last film in the Ocean’s series was Ocean’s 13 (although technically it was the third movie) I would have thought that this should […]

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review: Flashdance The Musical – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Review By Frances Winston It seems like the only prerequisite to get funding for a musical at the moment is that the plot is based on a hit 80s movie. While Flashdance might have been the third highest grossing picture of 1983, I don’t think anyone who’s seen it could argue that it’s deep and […]

Listen: My Love – Simon XO

Listen: My Love – Simon XO

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Simon XO, is an innovative producer and electro-pop artist, who has been featured on EILE before, and he was our cover for the January 2018 EILE monthly edition. The San Diego native’s latest track, My Love, is Simon venting his frustrations about the US president, “while using his voice in a meaningful […]

Video: Anja Kotar – Poster Child of California

Video: Anja Kotar – Poster Child of California

This morning on our EILE music slot, we feature 20 year-old, Slovenian singer-songwriter, Anja Kotar, with her latest single, Poster Child of California, an upbeat, pared-back, electro-pop track, where Anja’s great voice soars above the instrumental. The video is in line with the weather we’ve been having lately – with sun, sea and attitude uppermost. […]

Tonight: Go To See ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ at The International Bar

Tonight: Go To See ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ at The International Bar

If you do one thing this Saturday evening, go to see ‘Arnica Was My Eyecream’ upstairs in The International Bar in Dublin. Tonight, June 9th, is the last night, although there is also a matinee today at 2pm. Having seen it myself on Friday night, I have to say it was one of the most […]