Film & Tv

Behind the scenes with Louis Theroux 

TV’s top documentarian, Louis Theroux has delved into the world of porn, crystal meth, eating disorders and dementia. But now the journalist is taking a look at something a little wilder, as he enters behind t...

Must-see Movies in your 20s

Your 20s can be a weird and wonderful time; life begins to move at a different pace from when you were a teenager. A lot more is expected from you, be it from work, family life or committed relationships. But ...

Student Friendly Streaming Services: Volta

Volta, Ireland’s first, independent, on-demand streaming platform, is jam-packed with various independent and Irish films. Titles available for rent and purchase include: Calm with Horses, the drama by dire...

Philadelphia and the impact it had on gay cinema

Gay cinema had something of a moment in the 2010’s with Moonlight taking home Best Picture at the 2017Academy Awards, with Call Me By Your Name also drawing awards season silverware and praise the following ye...

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 ...

How Big Brother rang in the reality TV revolution

It’s something our readers may find hard to imagine, but there was an era where the concept of sticking cameras in someone’s house and filming their every move was an alien concept. That all changed with the l...

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...

Anatomy of a dad movie

The “dad movie” is a concept that is at once abstract (you can’t find a “dad movie aisle in your local shop, nor does the Oscars give out awards for them), yet people know what you’re talking about when you me...

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...