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Tangerine

November 27th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

“Merry Christmas Eve, bitch!” Sin-Dee Rella is fresh out of a month-long jail stint, and she’s pissed. She meets up …


Brookyln

November 9th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

Judy Garland shut her eyes and clicked her heels and repeated her spell but she was only half right. There’s no …


The Lobster

October 28th, 2015 | by Richard Davis

Eccentric Greek auteur, Yorgos Lanthimos, brings his dark and distinctive style to a much wider audience with his English-language debut, The …


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 …


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 …


Love & Mercy

July 30th, 2015 | by Conor Smyth

The fidelity that musical biopics tend to have towards the chronology of public record – especially when the subject or …



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