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Films for Daddio Day

By Ellis M We are fast approaching Father’s Day and if you’re like any of us in the office then you’re scouring Amazon electronics deals, sorting through experience days, taking a moment to check your bank account, re-evaluating your life […]

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method in the madness: marlon brando

by Cormac O   “There is before Brando, and there is after Brando. And they are like different worlds”  -Rick Lyman (New York Times)   He has been lauded as the most influential screen actor of the twentieth century. He […]

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usheru’s best loved supporting roles

by Ellis M This is an usheru list of best loved supporting roles. A list of the characters that bring a film together (sometimes) without us realising. If you took them out of the film there may, or may not, […]

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#tbt review – mean streets (1973)

by Cormac O On the surface, Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets is a crime film about New York hoods. But at its core, it’s so much more than that. It’s heaven and hell, good and evil, sin and redemption. Mean Streets is Scorsese’s first big […]

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classic review – the long good friday

by Cormac O It’s Good Friday, the Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Christ. In secular terms it’s a day that leant its name to one of the greatest British films ever made, The Long Good Friday. American is the home […]

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top 5 rebellion films (fiction)

by Cormac O In light of The 1916 Rising Centenary I began thinking about rebellions and their depictions in cinema. The difficulty with portraying historical events on the big screen is that film in one way or another becomes limited. […]

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happy st. patrick’s day – paddy’s day film guide

by Ellis M Films to watch this St Patricks Day (s)-if you’re that way inclined! Films that feature Four Leaf Clovers The Leprechaun (1993) Warwick Davis stars as the scariest Leprechaun I’ve ever, and will ever, see.  Jennifer Anniston young […]

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cinema of the week – rich mix, bethnal green

by Ellis M Rich Mix is a cultural charity that brings cinema, performing arts and music to the East of London and is supported by Arts Council England. I stumbled across a beautiful exhibition as part of the AWAN Festival […]

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cinema of the week [ special edition] – the waterloo vaults

by Ellis M The Vaults on Leake St, Waterloo is accessed through the graffiti tunnel, so whatever the case it will always be a pretty cool venue, surrounded by people hanging out, spray painting the tunnel with their misunderstood works […]

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dublin’s six hidden gems for unique film experiences.

by Gillian C #1 The Sugar Club The Sugar Club is everyone’s favourite alt venue, it’s almost like Dublin’s worst kept secret. From its cult screenings to its tribute film parties within its very slick set-up – The Sugar Club […]

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