Film / Theatre Reviews

Still Alice

March 11th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

There is a deep sense of inevitability to Still Alice, Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s Alzheimer’s drama based on Lisa Genova’s …

American Sniper

January 22nd, 2015 | by Dean Van Nguyen

American Sniper is one of the most grotesque films I’ve ever seen. A blatant piece of flag-waving Bush-era US propaganda, it’s a …


January 21st, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

True to its title, Whiplash hits like a double decker. I left the screening of writer-director Damien Gazelle’s astonishingly hot-blooded second feature …

Taken 3

January 9th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

Producer/writer Luc Besson and director Olivier Megaton are filmmakers with a very specific set of skills, ones they have acquired …

The Theory of Everything

January 8th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

There are mercifully few equation montages in Theory of Everything, the hazy, heartfelt biopic of celebrity English astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. There is …


January 6th, 2015 | by Will Murphy

There are many motifs that come to mind when discussing Alejandro González Iñárritu. A deft comedic hand is not really …

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