Reviews

The Everyman: Premiere of ‘Heart of a Dog’

The Everyman: Premiere of ‘Heart of a Dog’

John O’Brien, The Everyman and The Civic Present the premiere of Heart of a Dog Written by Éadaoin O’Donoghue  Directed by John O’Brien Preview Thursday 23 September Friday 24 – Saturday 25 September, 8pm  https://everymancork.com/events/heart-of-a-dog-by-eadaoin-odonoghue/ Heart of a Dog, a new play by Éadaoin O’Donoghue, will premiere at The Everyman on September 23rd, before touring to The Civic as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. […]

Music Video: Stefan Varga – Identity (LGBT-themed)

Music Video: Stefan Varga – Identity (LGBT-themed)

A new and unknown artist, Stefan Varga, based in Malta, has been releasing music for little less than a year. Now he has released an LGBTQ-themed single, Identity, which went on sale on Friday last.         This year, after reading about so many horrific attacks on gay men around the world, being […]

Film Review & Trailer: Here Today

Film Review & Trailer: Here Today

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Billy Crystal – Starring: Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Penn Badgley, Laura Benanti, Louisa Krause In cinemas now! If you’ve ever seen the Little Britain sketch where David Walliams plays Dennis Waterman, and insists that he will write the theme tune, and sing the theme tune, on every project, you […]

Gig Review: Royseven at the Grand Social

Gig Review: Royseven at the Grand Social

Gig review by Frances Winston Royseven at the Grand Social September 1st 2021 It’s been a long 18 months since I was able to review an actual live show, so you’ll have to forgive me if I am a tad emotional writing this. While the government favoured sporting activities when it came to the reopening, […]

Film Review & Trailer : Father of Cyborgs

Film Review & Trailer : Father of Cyborgs

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: David Burke – Starring: Dr Phil Kennedy In cinemas September 24th! Although the title may make this sound like a Terminator prequel, this is in fact a documentary about the work of pioneering Irish neurosurgeon, Dr Phil Kennedy. And if, like most people, the thought of surgery brings you […]

Film Review: CoPilot

Film Review: CoPilot

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Anna Zohra Berrached – Starring: Roger Azar, Canan Kir In IFI and selected cinemas September 10th! On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this German/French co-production, telling the story of one of the terrorists involved in the attack, hits cinema screens. It is based on […]

Film Review & Trailer: Worth

Film Review & Trailer: Worth

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Sara Colangelo, – Starring: Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan, Tate Donovan, Shunori Ramanathan, Laura Benanti Available on Netflix September 3rd! The 20th anniversary of the Twin Towers tragedy is looming large, and as difficult as it may be to believe that two decades have passed since the atrocity, […]

Film Review: Annette

Film Review: Annette

Review By Frances Winston Directed by Leos Carax – Starring: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell In selected cinemas September 3rd! This film hits cinemas fresh from its success at the Cannes film Festival, where Carax won best director, and Sparks (the band, comprised of brothers Ron and Russell Mael) won the best […]

Film Review: Our Ladies

Film Review: Our Ladies

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones – Starring: Tallulah Greive, Abigail Lawrie, Rona Morison, Sally Messham, Marli Siu, Eve Austin In cinemas now! Originally due to be released in March 2020, but postponed due to CoVid, this coming of age drama finally hits cinemas. However, if you think that was a long wait […]

Film Review & Trailer: Ainbo – Spirit of the Amazon

Film Review & Trailer: Ainbo – Spirit of the Amazon

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: José Zelada, Richard Claus – Starring the voices of: Lola Raie, Rene Mujica, Naomi Serrano, Alejandra Gollas, Bernardo De Paula, Joe Hernandez, Thom Hoffman, Dino Andrade, Yeni Álvarez, Susana Ballesteros, Gerardo Prat, Rico Sola In cinemas now! With environmentalism at the forefront of most people’s minds at the moment, […]