Author Archives: Conor Smyth

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 25th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

‘I’m an outlaw’, declares Alden Ehrenreich’s young Han in Solo: A Star Wars Story, the latest in Lucasfilm’s line of …


Deadpool 2

May 16th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

In the beefed up, more densely populated Deadpool 2, an expanded talent budget means Ryan Reynolds’ chattering ‘Merc with the Mouth’ …


Avengers: Infinity War

April 27th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Yeah, there’s some spoilers. “We’re in the end game,” announces Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr. Strange in Avengers: Infinity War. Sure we …


Kissing Candice

June 20th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

This review was originally published as part of the Belfast Film Festival ’18 coverage. The Omagh-born Aoife McArdle showcased her …


Rampage

April 13th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Even in stupidity there can be poetry. In the Midway Games’ Rampage series, released across arcades and consoles since 1986, …


A Quiet Place

April 10th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

For anyone forced to do the Sunday visit rounds, the concept of family life as an exercise in barely tolerable, …



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