Reviews

Soul: Review

I first watched Soul with a friend and his first reaction was: “how can children actually understand that?” I assume it would be hard for a kid to make sense of a man going from alive to dead to being a cat to...

PIXIE: Movie Review

Olivia Cooke is brilliant as the clever and streetwise Pixie O'Brien on the run from her father, a murderous priest and leaving a trail of bloody exes in her wake. This funny Irish crime thriller takes a long ...

The Crown: Season 4 Review

While the previous seasons of The Crown may have seen a longing for times gone by. The idea of monarchy was romanticised, expensive jewels and extravagant gowns made the viewer long for what seemed like simple...

TENET: Review

TENET will arrive on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital on 14th December, in time for Christmas.
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Emily in Paris Review: What in the Caucacity??

I'm always on the hunt for a good TV show, especially during Dublin's spring, summer, and autumn of what I've been calling, "The Endless Lockdown". Luckily, the television gods have delivered, with HBO's Succe...

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...