Author Archives: NFB

Review: The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall Trailer Twenty years after seeing his parents gunned down by feared outlaw Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) seeks a way out of the vagabond cowboy life with his love Mary Fields (Zazie Beets). … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #82: Raw (03/06/2002)

Let the build for King Of The Ring begin in earnest! It’s the 3rd of June 2002 and we’re in the American Airlines Arena of Dallas, Texas for episode #471 of WWE Raw! Your main event tonight: Stone Cold Steve … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Three: “Exodus (Part Two)”

Air Date: 20/10/2006 Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá Writers: Bradley Thompson & David Weddle Synopsis: On New Caprica, the Resistance makes its moves as Tigh comes to terms with his wife’s betrayal. In orbit, the Galactica enacts the rescue plan despite … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Final Thoughts On The Irish Revolutionary Period

In the course of the last 150+ entries (studies of Irish history tend to be top heavy with study of this period, and now I understand why), we have covered what is dubbed the “Irish revolutionary period”, that section of … Continue reading

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NFB Listens To Number Ones: “Heart” – The Pet Shop Boys

This one came out in a very competitive year of 1988, where the majority of number ones held that spot for only one or two weeks – “Heart” for three – which might explain why it is a song I … Continue reading

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Review: Army Of Thieves

Army Of Thieves Trailer A little-known expert on safecracking who limits himself to making unwatched Youtube videos on the topic, Sebastian (Matthias Schweighofer) lives a mundane life as a bank-teller even as a zombie apocalypse overtakes Las Vegas. But when … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #81: Smackdown (30/05/2002)

OK, let’s see if we can get beyond the last round of storylines tonight. It’s the 30th of May 2002 (filmed on the 28th) and we’re in the amazingly named Pengrowth Saddledome of Calgary, Canada for episode #146 of WWE … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Three: “Exodus (Part One)”

Air Date: 13/10/2006 Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá Writers: Bradley Thompson and David Weddle Synopsis: Things start coming to a head on New Caprica, as the Resistance deals with a betrayal and Sharon makes a play for the needed launch keys. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: A Summary Of The Irish Civil War

The Irish Civil War can be a difficult one to approach. It was a strange conflict in many respects: a mixture of regular fighting and guerrilla warfare, fought to its most significant degree only in a few select areas of … Continue reading

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NFB Listens To Number Ones: “The Power Of Love” – Jennifer Rush

Like me, you may have gotten very excited when you saw the title of this song, and then much less excited when you saw the singer. No, it’s not Frankie Goes To Hollywood or Huey Lewis & The News, it’s … Continue reading

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