Film / Theatre Reviews

Macbeth

October 9th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

In recent years, screen adaptations of Macbeth have sought to make an impression by courting relevance. Geoffrey Wright’s 2006 film, starring Sam Worthington …


The Martian

October 2nd, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

Improperly handled, optimism can be unbearable. One of the (many) problems with Chris Nolan’s Interstellar and Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, two …


The Visit

September 15th, 2015 | by Will Murphy

It’s hard to deny that M. Night Shyamalan has had one of the more interesting career trajectories in contemporary American …


Irrational Man

September 14th, 2015 | by Colm Laverty

Judge Thomas Spangler – the catalyst at the centre of Woody Allen’s latest dark-comedy, Irrational Man – is a creature …


Mistress America

August 20th, 2015 | by Will Murphy

With Frances Ha and While We’re Young, Noah Baumbach had made a pretty convincing argument that the most recent act of …


Absolutely Anything

August 17th, 2015 | by Colm Laverty

On paper, Absolutely Anything sounds like a winning combination: not only does Terry Jones’s sci-fi comedy boast the (unofficial) screen …


The Gift

August 14th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

Note: The Gift is best enjoyed without the mildest of spoilers. Just to let you know. Even when playing entirely …



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