Reviews

Eurovision review: A surprisingly solid romp

When it was announced Netflix were producing a Will Ferrell starring Eurovision comedy, one could be forgiven for having their expectations set at rock-bottom. How could Americans possibly get the intricacies ...

Floor is Lava is more like a flash in the pan

Self-described as “basically Crystal Maze meets Total Wipeout meets Takeshi's Castle,” Netflix’s new gameshow, Floor is Lava, falls victim to the cardinal sin of gameshows: a boring formula. Banking on chil...

Artemis Fowl review: Why?

With a movie titled Artemis Fowl being as bad as it is, one would expect the headline to be a play on the word “fowl,” but by the end of the 95-minute runtime, the only word you can think of is “why?” Uncer...

Normal People: Thrusting a mirror at Irish society

Since the publication of her first novel, Conversations With Friends, in 2017, Sally Rooney has gradually become a name muttered by people of all ages across the globe. Last summer, it was announced that her s...

RuPaul’s Drag Race is running on references

The cult reality show has gained mainstream popularity and a larger production budget over its run, but with each passing season, frustrated viewers are seeing more of the same. Now past the halfway point t...

Review: Uncut Gems

In this calm period between exam seasons, sometimes we all just need a booster hit of crippling stress to get us by. In this regard, I can’t recommend the Safdie Brothers’ latest film Uncut Gems enough! Curren...

Review: YESTERDAY

Attention Beatles fans everywhere!!! We’ve had Bohemian Rhapsody, we’ve had Rocketman... it’d be rude not to have a feature film dedicated to the Fab Four. And while Yesterday wasn’t a biopic like the fi...

‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Review

‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is heavy metal band Slipknot’s sixth studio album released on August 9, 2019, recorded at EastWest Studios, Hollywood, California. It celebrates the flat footed stance of the band aft...

Review: Never Grow Old

Emile Hirsch and John Cusack star in this upcoming Western directed by Irish filmaker Ivan Kavanagh. Never Grow Old tells the story of Irish carpenter and undertaker Patrick Tate (Hirsch) and hi...