Reviews

Irish Film: ‘Wolfwalkers’ official trailer and poster launched

Irish Film: ‘Wolfwalkers’ official trailer and poster launched

The official trailer and artwork for the highly anticipated animated feature, WOLFWALKERS, was launched at New York Comic Con.  The release of the trailer, which features the song, ‘Running With The Wolves’, from Norwegian artist, AURORA, came ahead of the film’s BFI London Film Festival screening this weekend, and its UK and Irish cinema release […]

Video: Dark Tropics – Moroccan Sun

Video: Dark Tropics – Moroccan Sun

Here is the latest wonderful single, Moroccan Sun, from a talented Irish duo we featured back in March, when the pandemic was only beginning, and we all thought it would be over soon! Dark Tropics, a pop-noir duo, is made up of singer/songwriter Rio, and producer/songwriter Gerard, from Belfast, and this track is in sharp […]

Film Review & Trailer: Bill & Ted Face the Music

Film Review & Trailer: Bill & Ted Face the Music

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Dean Parisot Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Holland Taylor, Kid Cudi, William Sadler, Jillian Bell In Cinemas September 16th! Nearly thirty years after their last big screen outing, the most bodacious duo in cinematic history are back. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Mulan

Film Review & Trailer: Mulan

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Niki Caro – Starring: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jet Li Available to rent on Disney+ now! This live-action remake of the 1998 animated feature has been one of the biggest cinematic casualties of CoVid. Originally slated for release just before the outbreak, […]

Series Review: Away (Netflix)

Series Review: Away (Netflix)

Review By Frances Winston Created by: Andrew Hinderaker – Starring: Hilary Swank, Ato Essandoh, Mark Ivanir, Ray Panthaki, Vivian Wu, Talitha Bateman, Josh Charles All 10 episodes available to stream on Netflix now! Oscar winner, Hilary Swank, makes a rare small-screen outing in this sci-fi drama, following a mission to Mars. She plays Emma Green, […]

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Review By Frances Winston   ‘i’m thinking of ending things’  Directed by: Charlie Kaufman – Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis Available on Netflix now! Meeting a partner’s parents is hard enough at the best of times, but made all the more difficult when you are having doubts about the relationship, and […]

Film Review: Rising Phoenix

Film Review: Rising Phoenix

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui –  Starring: Tatyana McFadden, Bebe Vio, Jonnie Peacock, Jean Baptiste Alaize Available on Netflix now! Sport was one of the many casualties of the CoVid crisis, and the Paralympics games were no exception. Cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic, the athletes who had worked […]

Film Review: Project Power

Film Review: Project Power

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost Starring: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback Streaming on Netflix from August 14th If you could take a pill that would give you superpowers for five minutes would you? Bearing in mind that you have no idea what that superpower would be. Well, according […]

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Jessica Swale – Starring: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Siân Phillips, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay The title of this movie might sound cheery, but Summerland in fact refers to a pagan ‘heaven’. However, the characters are far from living in any sort of heaven, given that […]

Film Review: Unhinged

Film Review: Unhinged

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Derrick Borte –  Starring: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson, Austin P. McKenzie Many movies are still choosing to release online rather than in cinemas at the moment, as the industry struggles to find its feet working within the current social distancing restrictions. However there are still […]