Reviews

Film Review & Trailer: Fences

Film Review & Trailer: Fences

Frances Winston writes that Fences has some great performances in it, and despite being a little claustrophobic at times, is a powerful film – one not to be missed!  Directed by: Denzel Washington – Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby In the spirit of full disclosure, I should probably say that […]

Video: Smoke Season – Hello (Lionel Richie cover)

Video: Smoke Season – Hello (Lionel Richie cover)

For our music slot this Tuesday morning, we feature one of EILE’s favourite bands, Smoke Season, with their new single and video, a cover of Lionel Richie’s iconic Hello. Smoke Season are comprised of Los Angeles-based, Gabrielle Wortman and Jason Rosen, both of whom grew up around the NYC area, ironically meeting in California after […]

Film Review & Trailer: Gold

Film Review & Trailer: Gold

Frances Winston liked Gold, but felt it was a bit uneven in parts, and could have been better Directed by: Stephen Gaghan – Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Édgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell, Craig T Nelson, Stacy Keach, Bruce Greenwood Given that Gold is set in the 80s, I am very surprised no […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine January 2017 Edition – Free!

Out Now! EILE Magazine January 2017 Edition – Free!

Welcome to the first issue of EILE Magazine for 2017! In our January issue, our music section features pop/rock singer-songwriter, Spencer Anthony, and alt/rock duo, Primal Static. We feature a tribute to George Michael, from Scott De Buitléir, remembering that he gave courage to so many LGBT people, apart from his wonderful music, and Scott also writes a […]

Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson – Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn Mel Gibson’s Hollywood rehabilitation seems to be complete, given the acclaim and award noms that  Hacksaw Ridge has received. The astonishing true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield), a conscientious objector, who saved more than 75 men, […]

Theatre Review: ‘And Then There Were None’ at Smock Alley

Theatre Review: ‘And Then There Were None’ at Smock Alley

And Then There Were None – Review By Frances Winston Smock Alley Theatre 1662, 6-7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, until 28th January @ 8pm, Tickets €15/12 It is quite brave of No Drama, an amateur dramatic group, to take on a story like And Then There Were None. This is possibly one of Agatha […]

Film Review: T2 Trainspotting

Film Review: T2 Trainspotting

Frances Winston writes that this film is more authentic than the first, and you will really enjoy it if you already like the characters from first time round     Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle I was pretty shocked to learn that it had been two decades […]