Author Archives: NFB

Review – Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Man, it feels like no time at all since Tony Stark’s funeral and Steve Rodgers going off into the time travel sunset with Peggy Carter. But the Marvel train, it just keeps on rolling, even … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Paris Peace Conference

I finished my coverage of Ireland in the First World War a while ago, with a look at what the “named” Irish units were doing on the day of the armistice, 11th November 1918. The fighting of the First World … Continue reading

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Review: Apollo 11

Apollo 11 Trailer There were a few things going through my head when I sat down to take in Todd Douglas Miller’s documentary that has been wowing film critics left and right in the last few weeks. The first was … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: 21st January 1919 – Soloheadbeg

The military side of the Irish War of Independence is commonly considered to begin with, in the grand scale of things, a relatively small ambush in the countryside of County Tipperary, on the same day that Dail Eireann met for … Continue reading

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Review: Yesterday

Yesterday Trailer If The Beatles only formed today, would they become famous? Such a question is pretty much impossible to answer, but director Danny Boyle wants to have a go in this, his 13th feature. Boyle has struggled to replicate … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: 21st January 1919 – The First Dail

The commonly accepted start date for the Irish War of Independence is the 21st January 1919. It is this date because, purely by sheer coincidence, two completely separate events took place that proved momentous in forwarding the cause of Irish … Continue reading

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Review: Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4 Trailer The thing that amazes me about Toy Story isn’t just the way the first film signified a paradigm shift in animation. It isn’t just its remarkable longevity (24 years now!). It isn’t just the way it … Continue reading

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