Tag Archive | Frances Winston

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Frances Winston reviews this horror film set in the sixties  Directed by: Sergio G. Sánchez – Starring: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Kyle Soller, Nicola Harrison, Tom Fisher I have to admit that I was surprised to learn that this film is set in 1969. The Secret of Marrowbone has […]

Preview: GAZE Film Festival 2018 plus festival promo trailer!

Preview: GAZE Film Festival 2018 plus festival promo trailer!

Frances Winston previews this year’s GAZE Film Festival Now in its 26th year, and a staple of the August Bank Holiday weekend, the GAZE LGBT Film Festival remains one of the highlights of the queer calendar, showcasing the best of LGBT cinema. Given the ever-decreasing funding available to arts ventures, to have reached a quarter-century […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s May/June 2018 Edition – FREE!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s May/June 2018 Edition – FREE!

Welcome to the May/June 2018 issue of EILE Magazine! In this issue, Pride month has come round once again, and along with some great Dublin Pride events, our Furry Friends, the Dublin Bears, have some treats in store, starting with a fundraiser game show for Gay Switchboard Ireland. Our music section includes Slovenian Anja Kotar, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Film Review & Trailer: Adrift

Frances Winston reviews Adrift, a survival film based on a true story, of a couple adrift on the high seas during Hurricane Raymond Directed by: Balthasar Kormákur – Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin Adrift announces that it is a true story right at the opening credits. I would say it is fairer to say it is […]

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers & Chic at Malahide Castle

Gig Review: Nile Rodgers & Chic at Malahide Castle

Gig Review By Frances Winston Nile Rodgers & Chic at Malahide Castle, on 16th June 2018 Chic have firmly established themselves as a summer festival favourite over the past few years, and the sumptuous settings of Malahide Castle were perfect surroundings to chill out to their brand of pop funk. If you think you’re not familiar with […]

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 […]

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 […]