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Film review: War On Everyone

Writer/Director, John Michael McDonagh, returns with his latest black comedy War On Everyone. It’s a throwback to the buddy cop movies of the 1970s that remains too true to its title that it essentially becomes a war on the audience, […]

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Film Review: Free State Of Jonez zzzz

Yes you are correct. I have replaced a the ‘S’ of Matthew McConaughey’s latest film’s last letter of its title with a ‘Z’ followed by a further four Zs. Childish? Maybe. Fact? You’re goddamn right! It would appear that the […]

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Top 5 Movie Hookers

The hooking sector is a sordid business altogether and in no way condoned by usheru. However, when it comes to depictions of the profession on the silver screen there have been some elicit characters that have stolen our hearts (if […]

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Don’t Breathe Film Review

The simpler the better is the philosophy behind Fede Alvarez’s relentless new horror, Don’t Breathe. The film belongs to the ‘home-invasion’ subgenre, a particularly nasty type of movie that because of its confined nature, usually exhibits raw violence that’ll make […]

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#TBT Review: True Romance

As you may already know, The Sugar Club is hosting #TarantinoWeek at their vibrant venue. Such classics as Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds and Pulp Fiction have already graced their big screen, but what better movie to finish the week, than with Tarantino’s […]

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#TBT Review – Inglourious Basterds

A self proclaimed masterpiece (the balls on this guy!), Quentin Tarantino’s World War II, “Guy’s On  A Mission” subgenre movie hit cinemas during the summer of 2009. It was met with mixed reviews. From some criticising the film’s lack of […]

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Top 5 movie remakes

In an age where Hollywood is saturated with remakes, reboots and really recycable mundanity, anger and frustration can sometimes blind us from the fact that there are some great remakes. A few that even surpass their originals. The problem with […]

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Top Five Films Of 2016 . . .So Far

5) Everybody Wants Some!! Linklater’s movies blow by like a summer’s breeze. Natural flowing dialogue, eclectic soundtrack and no plot whatsoever to worry about. It was nice to see that he didn’t bury his head up his own ass after […]

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Five Essential Animatronic Movies

Steven Spielberg’s back-of-the-net, trajillion dollar, blockbusting bastard of a movie,  Jurassic Park tramples into Fitzwilliam Square this coming Saturday for another Open Air Cinema brought to you by the good people of Happenings. I remember going to see Spielberg’s modern prehistoric […]

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Taboo Camp: The Style of Pedro Almodóvar

  Cinema provides us with an opportunity to escape, let go and succumb to catharsis. We enter a heightened reality where our deepest desires are realised on the big screen. Now this is all very well and good when we […]

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