Reviews

Film Review & Trailer: Tolkien

Film Review & Trailer: Tolkien

Tolkien review by Frances Winston Directed by: Dome Karukoski – Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney Given the astronomical success of The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit franchises, it was only a matter of time before someone tried to bring the story of their creator […]

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Frances Winston reviews this horror film based on Mexican folklore – La Llorona Directed by: Michael Chaves – Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez It is unlikely that real life paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, ever envisaged that their work would spawn a vast big-screen franchise, but this offering is the sixth film […]

Out Now! Mar/Apr 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Mar/Apr 2019 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the March/April 2019 issue of EILE Magazine. In this issue, we have an eclectic mix of goodies in store for you! In our Music section, we feature Irish singer-songwriters, Jack Rua, PureGrand (aka Luke Faulkner) from Dublin, and Susie Blue from Derry. We have coming out and self-acceptance stories from Oregon-based writer, Shaley Howard, and […]

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

Review: Rose McGowan – Words + Ideas – at NCH, Dublin

By Frances Winston Rose McGowan – Words+Ideas National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 27th April 2019 Until 2017, Rose McGowan was predominately known for her work on the hugely-popular, and widely syndicated TV series, Charmed. However, that year, she named movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, as a rapist, bringing her to the forefront of the […]

Video: PureGrand – Just Be

Video: PureGrand – Just Be

On EILE’s music slot today, we are delighted to feature the latest single from Luke Faulkner, aka PureGrand, a Dublin-based queer synth-pop musician and visual artist. The track is Just Be, and is the second single from his 2018 EP, Swallow Your Doubt. The track is produced by Faulkner, and looks at the complicated nature […]

Film Review & Trailer: Avengers – Endgame

Film Review & Trailer: Avengers – Endgame

Frances Winston reviews this highly-anticipated movie from the Marvel Universe In Cinemas Thursday April 25th Midnight! Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo – Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin Rarely has a movie […]

Listen: Richard Mulligan – Wagon Wheel

Listen: Richard Mulligan – Wagon Wheel

Richard Mulligan is an Irish Country & Western singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who has recently released his debut album, I Never Met You, and we are delighted to feature his cover of Wagon Wheel from this album today on EILE. Richard has lived in Dublin for the last 30 years, having grown up Galway, and is […]